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Smoky Winged Sedge -Apatania Incerta

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hatches in early april,
size 14-16 sometimes mistaken for a grannom hatch.

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Posted on: 2012/1/16 7:28

Edited by Maurice on 2012/4/30 20:30:24
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Re: smoky winged sedge
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What color is the underside?
Do you know the latin name?
I imagine mistaking these for Grannom wouldn't be a crucial mistake in matching the hatch.

Posted on: 2012/1/16 7:32
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Re: smoky winged sedge

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Apatania Incerta, medium cased caddis heavyily weighted works wonders for these just before pupation. emergence and egg laying occur all day

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Posted on: 2012/1/16 8:02
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The larvae also are brown or another color? And what is the case, rolled pebbles and sand?

Posted on: 2012/1/16 9:03
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Don't bring up the G word! It's too far away right now to get my hopes up in the middle of winter!

Posted on: 2012/1/16 10:15
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larva are a dirty cream to grayish, cases are sand tapered.
RIGUYFI---GRANNOM, GRANNOM. grannom hows that...lol

Posted on: 2012/1/17 7:35
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Posted on: 2012/1/17 8:19
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Re: smoky winged sedge

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I used to kinda sorta like you sandfly! lol


Wetflies for the grannoms are the way to go btw. I trail one off my wet and swing and catch a lot of fish on the wet.

Posted on: 2012/1/18 17:28
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