What kinda bug is this?

Discussion in 'Fly Fishing Entomology' started by a_fors, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. a_fors

    a_fors Active Member

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    Foun this at my friends house in the middle of town. There were hundreds if not thousands of then on a telephone pole and their neighbors house. The belly and under the wings are bright red or orange.
     

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    Big E Moderator Staff Member

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    Box Elder bug. Live near maple trees.
     
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    Yup. They have an orange body. They're everywhere in NEO. I don't see many in The Willamette Valley.
     
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    Thanks for the quick replies guys!
     
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    I was at a lake recently where those little guys were being blown onto the water. The fish were going ape, to the point where huge browns were putting there noses right up to the tree trunks waiting for them to fall in.