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The Specimen

Hydropsyche (Spotted Sedges) Caddisfly AdultHydropsyche (Spotted Sedges) Caddisfly Adult View 5 PicturesThis was identified by Dave Ruiter as Hydropsyche californica or Hydropsyche occidentalis, but the characteristics were not clear enough to tell them apart.
Collected August 11, 2018 from the Henry's Fork of the Snake River in Idaho
Added to Troutnut.com by on June 12, 2019

The Discussion

CrenoJune 14th, 2019, 2:27 pm
Grants Pass, OR

Posts: 298
cannot be sure - californica or occidentalis
PartsmanJune 14th, 2019, 4:08 pm
bancroft michigan

Posts: 273
Creno,, thanks for the wonderful pics of the caddis. This is another piece of the puzzle to figure out! I was into caddis on the south branch of the ausable a few weeks ago and did pretty good, although Im still not certain of the variety I was fishing. But a size 14 tan x2 was very helpful!
CrenoJune 14th, 2019, 6:24 pm
Grants Pass, OR

Posts: 298
These were all Jason's pics - I just tried to put names on them

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