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Todays Trout food


Today its the red damsel fly Pyrrhosoma nymphula- A little larger than the blue damsel. They can be found over the whole of Europe. An almost metallic red body with black markings on the segmenting.


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  1. JC K van der Merwe

    Featherbender good day! Can you please forward a photo of the aquatic phase of the red damsel? In South Africa is the RED EYED DAMSEL the most successful damsel pattern(big red eyes with an olive body) Regards Kriek van der Merwe

    June 14, 2016 at 8:43 pm