Salmonflies Marching Up Bighole

June 23, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

“It’s a hatch unlike any other in Montana. The Pteronarcys Californica stonefly — the real name for the salmonfly — is a biggie. It can be fully as long and as big around as your little finger. And in big hatch years, it comes out in clouds.” Mark Henckel in the Billings (Montana) Gazette.