Register now on PaFlyFish.com! Login
HOME FORUM BLOG PHOTOS LINKS


Sponsors

Browsing this Thread:   1 Anonymous Users





Green stoneflies

Joined:
2013/5/28 12:09
From Lilly, PA
Posts: 73
Offline
I did manage to get out the other day and saw some sporadic little yellow and green stoneflies hatches. They are typically a size 16, maybe a 14. I saw a fly that looked just like a little green stonefly but it was a size 12 (close to the body length of a march brown). Any idea what that might have been? I tried to take a picture, but couldn't catch one.

Posted on: 5/30 16:46


Re: Green stoneflies
Moderator
Joined:
2016/1/24 14:30
From Gettysburg
Posts: 2573
Offline
My guess would be an Isoperla (Yellow Sally) that tends more to the green color tone. These stoneflies are common, emerge around now, and typically about an inch in length.

Posted on: 5/30 19:29


Re: Green stoneflies

Joined:
2013/5/28 12:09
From Lilly, PA
Posts: 73
Offline
I've seen and fished with yellow sallys numerous times. The yellow and green stoneflies are one of the best hatches on the stream I fish a lot. This fly was much bigger than them. And it was bright green. I seen some tonight, but couldn't get a picture again.

Posted on: 5/31 1:40
_________________
"Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes"-Henry David Thoreau


Re: Green stoneflies

Joined:
2006/9/23 0:52
From Williamsport, PA
Posts: 511
Offline
I call them Green Sallys but they might not be any different then the yellows just with a green color. Definitely a chartreuse green color and fish love them! Easy to see fly on the water too!

Posted on: 6/1 10:58


Re: Green stoneflies
Moderator
Joined:
2006/9/9 9:29
From Monessen, PA
Posts: 2925
Online
And they can be and seem quite large. May I recommend the lime trude?

Posted on: 6/1 14:14
_________________
"If you see the Buddha in the road, please slow down and see if she is OK." OK?

-- Me


Re: Green stoneflies

Joined:
2013/5/28 12:09
From Lilly, PA
Posts: 73
Offline
As many times that I have fished the yellow and green sally hatch I haven't seen one that big before. The colors were the same, some of them were just much larger. I thought maybe they were something different.

Posted on: 6/8 22:13
_________________
"Distrust any enterprise that requires new clothes"-Henry David Thoreau


Re: Green stoneflies
Moderator
Joined:
2006/9/11 8:26
From Chester County
Posts: 3036
Offline
Some sallies (Isoperla) are pretty big.

http://www.troutnut.com/specimen/516


Attach file:



jpg  Yellow Sally.jpg (108.61 KB)
53_5b1bb53fa5d4c.jpg 816X811 px

Posted on: 6/9 7:08


Re: Green stoneflies

Joined:
2015/7/7 21:25
From Butler Co home; Forest Co camp
Posts: 173
Offline
I had one of the large size Lime Stoneflies land on me last Tues on Kettle. Only saw one in size 12. All of the others were size 16

Posted on: 6/13 22:43






You can view topic.
You cannot start a new topic.
You cannot reply to posts.
You cannot edit your posts.
You cannot delete your posts.
You cannot add new polls.
You cannot vote in polls.
You cannot attach files to posts.
You cannot post without approval.

[Advanced Search]





Site Content
Login
Sponsors
Stay Connected

twitterfeed.com facebook instagram RSS Feed

USGS Water Levels
The New Keystone Fly Fishing Book
Polls
Do You Have or Will You Obtain Multiple State Fishing License’s for 2018?
Yes 68% (64)
No 31% (29)
_PL_TOTALVOTES
The poll closed at 2018/7/20 10:51
5 Comments





Copyright 2018 by PaFlyFish.com | Privacy Policy| Provided by Kile Media Group | Design by 7dana.com