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Can't id this fly

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Was out at spring creek yesterday and came back to my car and my car was covered with about 20 of these flies..anybody know what they are..also a I'm headed back down there weds and Thursday..was curious to know what fly to use or what's working?

Posted on: 4/10 18:13


Re: Can't id this fly

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Won't let me post the picture off my phone.. Help!?!?!

Posted on: 4/10 18:14


Re: Can't id this fly

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What time of day was it they were on your car? About how big was the body? And, what color?

Posted on: 4/10 19:25
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There are only a couple of flies that could be hatching there right now.
So, yeah - size and color should be able to pinpoint the bug.

Posted on: 4/11 0:13


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its a camotranslucent marchitructus

Posted on: 4/11 7:04
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Nice, I like that Bob.

Posted on: 4/11 7:17
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Re: Can't id this fly

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it ws maybe 1/4in-1/2 long. black with wings. It was between 5-530pm. Thinking it was black caddis but not sure

Posted on: 4/11 14:12


Re: Can't id this fly

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Could have been a caddis. Did it have tent shaped wings or were they flat on the body. If they where tent shaped it would be caddis,
flat stone fly, splayed out on top like a house fly midge.

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Posted on: 4/11 14:20
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Re: Can't id this fly

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Quote:

NETFM wrote:
it ws maybe 1/4in-1/2 long. black with wings. It was between 5-530pm. Thinking it was black caddis but not sure


Caddis are possible but I'm thinking brown stone fly. Seems just a tad early for caddis but in warmer springs we've seen good hatches starting mid April.

Posted on: 4/11 15:50






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