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Insect photos for imitations
Posted 04 March 2006 - 06:54 PM
click here for BugPics.com
Posted 24 April 2006 - 03:08 PM
One is a very interesting Short wing beetle exactly one inch long. No matter how I have searched my books or the internet I can't seem to find what beetle it is, here in sweden we have only one large short wing wich looks exactly like this one but is all black. Look at the beautiful golden markings on it!
The other one is most certainly a Carabus Violaceus, I think the common name is Violet ground beetle. It has this nice purple edge to it, unfortunatly the flash of the camera kinda ruined some of the colours in the photo.
Posted 01 November 2006 - 09:45 PM
Great specimen. Do you still have it?
SNRE - Univ. Michigan
Aquatic Insects of Michigan
The Chironomid Home Page
Posted 03 January 2007 - 07:56 PM
Posted 10 January 2007 - 02:46 AM
Posted 21 January 2007 - 08:22 PM
Would love to see a realistic fly tyed using this photo as a reference!!!
Posted 01 March 2007 - 12:43 PM
I have found a lovely photos of different insects on http://www.troutnut.com .
There are photos of:
Here is one of them
Posted 21 March 2007 - 08:39 PM
Posted 20 April 2007 - 04:06 PM
Posted 06 December 2007 - 11:55 PM
Here's a few of several hundred photos I took a couple of days ago while fly fishing the Kern River in the Souther Sierra.
Next March, the stones will be hatching, and I'll be there........
I brought home a couple dozen vials with bugs preserved in bug balm fluid.
And the fishing was great as well!!!
Posted 08 December 2007 - 07:18 AM
A couple of Hopper pics for reference-
Hope you find them usefull
and a detail crop of the head area.
Wow, im impress. Perfect macroshot..
Will, do you know.. wich type of Hopper this is ?
/ Marcus, Sweden.