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Angler's Entomology Podcast

Welcome to the Angler's Entomology Podcast.  On this podcast and blog, I am documenting my re-entry into the world of entomology.   Join us as my wife and I explore the environment in which trout live and the insects and other creatures that live in and share that space.  This is not just a dry recitation of facts, I hope to bring these creatures alive - show you how they live, what makes them fascinating in their own right, and help you understand how they interact with trout in ways that will help your fishing.  So, please join us.  I hope you enjoy the program...


Selene's Blog and Page for Classic Streamers; and you can finder her interview on the podcast the Liar's Club. 


I'm setting up a new set of Quizizz pages to help you learn about different insect groups.  I'll be honest - the best way to learn insects is to look at a lot of insects.  So, give these a whirl and don't get discouraged if you do poorly.   Just try again every so often.   The quizzes will be tiered- so they will get more detailed and complicated as we increase in levels.   The first ones are just about learning the different orders.    

This first quiz is about identifying the four major aquatic insect orders

Quiz #2 is a continuation on Mayfly, Stonefly, Dragon and Damselfly, and Caddisfly Orders. 

This Quiz includes other orders of insects that are important to anglers, but is only the adults.  


Episode 10: Pictures and Links

May 5, 2017

As promised, here is a link to the commencement address by Richard Feinman:  Thinking about what science actually is, is a subject near and dear to me.  My graduate work was in ‘uncertainty analysis’ – as it applies to toxicology and many of the jobs...

May 4, 2017

In Episode 10 we'll tackle the Clingers - which include the March Brown and the Quill Gordon, among others.  We'll also have a few diversions - to talk about slippery rocks and science - how we claim to know what we think we know.  Regarding the latter - here is the link to the commencement address by Richard Feinman.