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Old 09-26-2006, 01:00 PM
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please can anyone tell me what kind of larve this is?

this larve, see picture, is one i saw when i was fishing a german river with a fly.
Please can someone tell me what kind of larve this is?

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Old 09-27-2006, 07:29 AM
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It looks like a helgramite - was it aquatic and did it have pinchers?

As a kid I have seen huge helgramites under stones scary looking things. That thing looks pretty harmless in comparison but the body configuration looks like a small version.

To imitate a helgramite pattern or even a stonefly would probably work.

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Old 09-28-2006, 12:42 AM
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Looks a lot like an aquatic beatle larvae to me. A Woolly Worm type of fly would imitate it.
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