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Got a pond full of these + giant water beetles. If someone knows what these bugs are I would appreciate it so I can make a fly to try and match the hatch.I have a pond full of these.

I knew I had bugs but not so many. Plus 1000's of bullfrog tad poles.

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These are 1/4 to 1/8 inch long.

I wish I could help.  Maybe a generic Gold-Ribbed Hare's Ear, or a Copper John, sizes 16 or smaller?  Not sure if you'll be able to tie something that small.

Also, Mr. Twister has a soft-plastic nymph pattern that closely matches what you have, in a variety of colors.

Can't really help on the tadpoles.  From what I understand, most tadpoles produce a noxious toxin, and fish won't touch them.  However, when they change into Frogs, if there are any LMB's in that pond, start fishing topwater frogs!

Allen did you know what the bugs are.

Unfortunately, no.  Wish I did.

They look like stonefly nymphs fish love them
Where's Leo?? Hell know

DICK, Knowing the BUG, is not important!!! You are a GOOD TYER, BECOME the BUG, BECOME ONE with the BUG and TIE!!!!! SO SAYETH THE GRASSHOPPER!!!!!! :-)

Yes grasshopper I know what I have to do be one with the bug conquer all my fears and tie, tie like the wind like I never have before. Thank you greghopper.you have enlightened me now I must do what needs to be done. I guess you don't know what the bug is either.

YES SIR, I BELIEEEEEEEEEEEEEVE with the 3 TAILS it is a MAYFLY NYMPH!!!!! Check this out!!!!

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://flytying123.com/wp-conte...

Wow that one is a long one!!!!! 

After a lot of picture looking I'm thinking towards the Dragonfly Nymph but just a guess.

HEY DICK,

 DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY ARE OF COURSE BUT BACK IN MY TROUT DAYS THE COPY OF THIS WAS CALLED THE CHINESE WATER BEETLE AND was a great trout terrestrial pattern . They had three crinkley legs on each side just like these and were great bugs ..........

TOOTY

PS I WILL FIND A COPY OF THE MENU FOR THE BUG TONIGHT AND POST FOR YA DICK WITH A PIC FROM THE ORVIS INDEX BOOK OF FLIES

I WAS WRONG AGAIN AS USUAL DICK ; FLY IN QUESTION IS CALLED THE BLACK CROWE BEETLE .PIC AND MENU TO FOLLOW BUDDY

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