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BfdfisherMay 26th, 2011, 9:50 pm
Posts: 1This was the hatch of the night on 25 May 2011. It was epic....yet nothing was rising or visibly feeding. Not really positive what it is. It could be a Hendrickson, it's just so dark and eyes are so red. All the bugs coming off had the same strikingly red eyes.
Thanks all
PaulRobertsMay 26th, 2011, 11:10 pm
Colorado

Posts: 1776
Male Ephemerellids of some type. Late for subvaria unless you are up north. Early for Seratella me thinks.

Where are you?
What size (hook size) were they?
TroutnutMay 27th, 2011, 4:36 am
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Bellevue, WA

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If you click the "edit" link above your post, you'll see an option to attach your picture... that'll potentially help us with the ID.
Jason Neuswanger, Ph.D.
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PaulRobertsMay 27th, 2011, 10:06 am
Colorado

Posts: 1776
I'm going to guess right now:

Serratella deficiens/tibialis -#16 chocolate dun with nearly black wings, pale legs, and red eyes on males.

If not such dark wings and a dark olive body then mebbe a Drunella.

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