Bibio Marci - Hawthorn Fly

A terrestrial insect found near hawthorn bushes in May. The hawthorn is easily spotted as it flies very slowly, almost cumbersome with its long black legs hanging beneath it.

The Hawthorn is a weak flier and can easily get blown onto a river or lake where the trout absolutely adore it. An essential fly near hawthorn bushes in May!

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