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What type of hex flies are these? Found them in a box I got with a rod and am going out to hit the hatch today. 

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Hi the buggy looking nymph would represent a crawler nymph mayfly family hope this helps the other tent wing caddis

Kind regards Steve 😉

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58 minutes ago, Landon P said:

What type of hex flies are these? Found them in a box I got with a rod and am going out to hit the hatch today. 

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Top is a Hexagenia Limbata nymph which is a burrowing nymph found in sediments along trout stream simlar to the fly below the natural.

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Bottom is a Joe's Hopper, see this link:

https://midcurrent.com/flies/classic-michigan-flies-joes-hopper/

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The first is a classic hex nymph and the second is a joe's hopper as has been already noted.

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