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Lake: Hunters Glen Lake

Name That Fly

Post By: ualgremlin      Posted: 3/20/2015 8:09:19 AM     Points: 3541    
I don't know what kind of fly this is, but the bass were gulping these down like crazy. They were everywhere.
 Reply by: brookieflyfisher      Posted: 3/20/2015 8:10:32 AM     Points: 6127    
Chironomid midge. They're a big forage for juvenile warmwater fish and can be a main forage for trout in some lakes.
 Reply by: ualgremlin      Posted: 3/20/2015 8:18:07 AM     Points: 3541    
Aha! Good to know. Thank you!
 Reply by: SGM      Posted: 3/20/2015 8:29:42 AM     Points: 10514    
I say name it Harry!
 Reply by: Fishin4Walter      Posted: 3/20/2015 8:45:21 AM     Points: 5    
From the picture, it appears to be a pretty good sized Midge also. The bigger the better as far as Bass are concerned.