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LeskorcalaJune 17th, 2020, 10:46 am
Posts: 16Hello,
i collected yesterday from Montana's Bitterrroot river drake may fly I believe is green drake Ephemerella grandis , many confused with Gray Drake but in June we do have Green drakes here first and than Gray later towards August. Problem is that you dont see much green tones on the body , more like dark gray in my opinion, Wanted to pick few brains if that is in fact Green drake ?
MillcreekJune 17th, 2020, 12:37 pm
Healdsburg, CA

Posts: 344
It isn't Ephemerella grandis now known as Drunella grandis because it has two tails rather than three. It's probably a Siphlonurus species otherwise known as a Gray Drake.
"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"
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PartsmanJune 17th, 2020, 2:41 pm
bancroft michigan

Posts: 322
Thanks Millceek for the identification on that bug, I witnessed a hatch last night that brought up some nice fish. I could not identify the bugs, but the fish liked them. They were very similar to the above bug, but on the water at 9:30 pm who nows
Mike.
Jmd123June 17th, 2020, 2:47 pm
Oscoda, MI

Posts: 2474
So Mike, just how good did you do?

Jonathon
No matter how big the one you just caught is, there's always a bigger one out there somewhere...
LeskorcalaJune 17th, 2020, 6:29 pm
Posts: 16thanks for quick replay , appreciate your expertise. I wanted point out that this Gray drake has less bulkier or say more robust body as Green Drake I have seen on Henry's Fork over the years.Green drakes i have seen are quite larger than of Gray drake

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