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Synonyms for dobsonfly

large soft-bodied insect having long slender mandibles in the male

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Desert suckers and hellgrammites had relatively narrow diets (B = 0.
Numbers indicate the frequency of each prey item in the foregut of each size category of hellgrammites.
The smallmouths were tough to catch on Wednesday; Dan tied and re-tied about a dozen different patterns, including hellgrammites, poppers, stonefly nymphs, and San Juan worms.
My favorite baits were hellgrammites and soft-shelled crayfish that had just shed their skin.
The flies include general attractors, mayflies, caddisflies, stoneflies, midges, craneflies, blackflies, alderflies, damselflies, dragonflies, hellgrammites, crustaceans, terrestrials, baitfish, and leeches.
1986, 1991), and predaceous stoneflies, dragonflies, hellgrammites, and fish also consume snag chironomids (Benke et al.
My favorite baits were hellgrammites (the larva of the Dobsonfly) for trout and soft-shelled crayfish for bass.
While many of the small-bodied minnow and sunfish species support the food web here, insects are also an important component, including giant hellgrammites often preferred by large panfish and smallmouths," Richards said.