Fly Fishing Guide & Instructor, Ivan Randjelovic

February Red Stonefly (Brachyptera risi & Taeniopteryx nebulosa))

There are two widespread species of february red stoneflies. First is Taeniopteryx nebulosa, which is inhabitant of slow and weedy trout rivers. Second is Brachyptera risi , which prefers stony and fast rivers.


This insect is one of the first in trout season. Hatches occurs from february till april. In some days trout can be ocupied by feeding with this juicy middle-sized stonefly.

Length: 1-2 cm

Body Color: Reddish-Brown

Wings color: Mottled Brown


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