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Re: Oregon Caddisfly ID

 
From: moon
Posted: :  November 16, 2006 03:04 PM on www.westfly.com

(seriously shortened) : ... caddis were flying everywhere yesterday ... caught one ... about a size 14 or 12 ... a yellowish orange, wings body, everything... can anyone help.

moon-

I believe the most likely candidate is a Long-Horn Sedge (Oecetis). Your specimen would fall in the right size range (8-12 mm.), the right wing/body color range (straw yellow to brown), and the right emergence time range (early-summer through late-fall). This is the best photo of an Oecetis adult that I was able to find on the web:

Roger
 



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Created: 11/19/2006   Last modified: 11/19/2006    www.FlyfishingEntomology.com