Dolomedes albineus
(White-banded Fishing Spider)

Picture ID 12966

Picture of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) - Male - Dorsal

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Large grass spider. Was hanging out near a yellow light on my porch. Very large. Very cool!

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Hi, welcome to Spider ID. 🙂 This looks like a Fishing Spider, tentatively Dolomedes albineus. Compare:
https://bugguide.net/node/view/1435308/bgimage

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Picture of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
Picture of Dolomedes albineus (White-banded Fishing Spider) - Dorsal Enlarge Picture