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Old 10-08-2012, 04:55 AM
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Default Re: Identification anyone?

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Originally Posted by fyshstykr View Post
Callibaetis.
Around here a #14-16 Parachute Adams would be the ticket.
Pardon me, cause I don't know from nothing about what fly to imitate this, but I have read all of these posts with that question in mind.

Isn't the Parachute Adams a Gray Body? Doesn't that pass for a kind of clear or "crystal" coloration?

And do they have a Whitish fly like that in the Rocky Mtns where I am?

This thought has been in the back of my mind. Is there a pattern that is sort of, well...not White, but a "crystal" Mayfly pattern? You know, sort of an all-clear or "flashabou" pattern.

Sorry if this is like, totally dumb (ha ha) but I have to ask.

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Originally Posted by stenacron View Post
If it's a Callibeatis, then it is a species (sp?) that I am unfamiliar with... too small, wrong body color, wrong wing color, tails are WAY too short... other than all that though...

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So is there sort of a "crystal" pattern to imitate this Crystal--colored Mayfly?

Is it the Gray Bodied Parachute Adams which would serve to imitate the Mayfly in your photo?

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