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Ky Tim
03-02-2011, 01:01 PM
I figured someone around here would know.

http://i592.photobucket.com/albums/tt9/KyTim_T/bug1.jpg

Corbo
03-02-2011, 01:15 PM
Midge? Only a guess as they come in all sizes but I'm looking at the wings.

DarrinG
03-02-2011, 08:04 PM
Cant tell for sure without seeing it in person (size, etc) but it sure looks like a crane fly to me.

jross
03-02-2011, 09:10 PM
I don't know.... where the fish rising to them?

It reminds me of a water strider. I always wondered why I never see fish stike water striders.

Ky Tim
03-02-2011, 11:24 PM
Guys this was taken by a firend of mine. I am not even sure it is aquatic, but he does live less than a quarter mile from a river here in town. He said there was a swarm of them around his back deck and wanted to know what it was. I thought someone might know on this site, because I have no clue.

MadisonBoats
03-03-2011, 08:52 AM
See if this site will help you identify it. It is difficult to tell without a scale or some closer pictures.
http://bugguide.net/node/view/15740