These Cream Cahills appear in late summer and fall on local streams. Not in great abundance, but there are enough duns and spinners to make a fishable hatch. Fish occastional rises, and use as a searching pattern. Size 14-16. There appear to be two different species.
Up river on ice to Fair Haven Pond and across to Walden. The ground is still for the most part bare. Such a December is at least as hard a month to get through as November. You come near eating your heart now. Henry Thoreau ,December 25, 1858.
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And now a new season begins, the pure November season of the russet earth and withered leaf and bare twigs and hoary withered goldenrods, etc. Henry David Thoreau. November 10, 1858.
Fished the Deerfield River on the evening of May 20, 2013. When I arrived just before 6, there was a prodigious flight of caddis flies over the water.
Fished the Millers River near Wendell Depot (Massachusetts) on May 10, 2013. Air and water both about 67F. Water temperature a little warm for this time of year.
Ephemerella invaria male and female - photo Mike Cole