The nymph takes up the majority of a trout's diet. Mayfly nymphs live underwater for six to twelve months; sometimes longer.
The chironomid life cycle includes egg, 'larva', 'pupa' and adult stages of the fly.
A caddis fly pupa usually looks like a plump, soft little worm resembling a common grub.
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