caddis fly

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Synonyms for caddis fly

small moth-like insect having two pairs of hairy membranous wings and aquatic larvae

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They fed heavily upon mayfly, stonefly, and caddis fly larvae (69.7% volume), but in different proportions than D.
I remember nearly drowning at Poppies Parlour in search of caddis fly larvae, such was the enthusiasm stirred in us by our teachers.
Veering between Whitehall farce and personal odyssey, this witty and engaging novel relates how Dr Jones - who once longed for nothing more than getting his article on caddis fly larvae published in Trout and Salmon magazine, learns to believe in miracles.
They now conduct an annual census of large invertebrates such as the caddis fly, whose populations can be a gauge of stream health.
Even when there are mayfly and caddis fly hatches, Kirchmann finds that the fish prefer the "meaty" sub-surface flies to dry flies fished on the surface.
At Oregon State University (OSU) in Corvallis, Katherine to Johnson and her colleagues administered esfenvalerate to aquatic nymphs of the caddis fly (Brachycentrus americanus)--an insect eaten by many fish.
The focus was to determine if riffles themselves show consistent caddisfly population size across seasons or if other factors may be involved in the success of caddis fly populations.
Biology professor Margaret Palmer and doctoral student Bradley Cardinale found that several different species of caddis fly larvae living together in a given stream means greater food productivity than when only one species is present.
That caddis fly larvae build their nests from tiny sticks and pebbles found on riverbeds?
They found mayfly nymphs and caddis fly larvae in abundance.
I ease out into the river until water almost seeps over the top of my waders, strip 30 feet of line off my fly reel, and cast an imitation caddis fly slightly upstream of one of the fish.
Tickets are available online at, or at the Caddis Fly and Home Waters fly shops.
A pattern tied to imitate a caddis fly was Dave Morris' key to success as he netted rainbows of 7lb and 8lb on his way to a four-fish 26.25lb bag.
We caught caddis fly, and all kinds of different flies.
Among the surprises over the five years of the course, Sobczak said, was the discovery of a form of caddis fly in the Middle River, something associated with higher quality water.