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Really cool video

2010/4/4 8:45
From Chester County, PA
Posts: 47
This is a really neat video that shows the larvae and then the appropriate fly. Very well done.

Posted on: 2015/3/18 18:10

Re: Really cool video

2008/3/11 9:40
From Bucks County
Posts: 706
That's a good video. All of the Tightline productions are good. Thanks for posting.

Here's the link to all of their 214 videos:

Tightline Productions’s Videos

Posted on: 2015/3/18 19:39

Re: Really cool video

2012/10/24 19:22
From Landenberg, PA
Posts: 400
i enjoyed that - the tyes too.

what was the yellow and red nymph ?

Posted on: 2015/3/20 14:03
nowhere is so sweet, as the bosom of the vale where the bright waters meet.

Re: Really cool video
2006/9/11 8:26
From Chester County
Posts: 2645
FYI ID for bugs on the video in order of appearance:

1. Scud - Common in limestone streams. Most around our parts are a little more olive/gray colored.

2. Rhyacophila Larva - Green sedge (caddisfly). Common in PA. The green larva is a killer pattern (or a green weenie ).

3. Chimarra Larva - Little Black Sedge (caddisfly). Yep, that orange colored larva turns into a little black caddis in the spring. Larva pattern is definitely worth fishing.

4.Early Brown Early Black Stonefly (various species) - Common in Pa. Fish both nymph and dry version when they are on and in the stream.

5. Isonychia nymph - Very common in PA. Nymph and dry should be in your fly box. They are broods that also hatch later in season - late summer - early fall. Very important, must have fly.

6. Ephemerella Subvaria nymph - Hendrickson! Soon / now! in many streams. Have a nymph and dry female (Light Hendrickson) and male (Dark Hendrickson).

7. Various Dace and Sculpins (baitfish). Always carry streamers to imitate native baitfish.

Posted on: 2015/4/19 9:07

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