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Fishing hot spot: Blue River * Why here? The river is dropping and clear; trout are rising. * What's hot? Caddis have been hatching from Dillon Dam to Green Mountain Reservoir; midges, pale-morning-duns and green drakes also are on the water.
A Hex, or if your Latin is good, a Hexagenia limbata, is a bomber- size Mayfly that shows up on Maine trout ponds in mid-summer, usually early July. For a trout, they area turkey dinner with all the fixins - a chance to get the most amount of food for the least amount of effort.
"The legend of the trout's sagacity ... arises from man's conceit. If the trout can outwit us, the lords of creation, he must be superior to us in cunning." -P.B.M. Allan "You want to fish the deadwater Friday," Gifford said.
Exoglossum is a genus of mound-building freshwater fish. Common varieties include the Cutlips minnow. Species of this genus usually range from 3 to 18 inches when sexually mature. In many areas these minnows are valued as both panfish and baitfish.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.