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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.  


Jun 5, 2018

Grasshoppers, Katydids and Crickets - can't beat 'em.  We'll talk about imitations, as well as they importance in human culture and economics.  I think you'll be amazed at all the diversity.  And, we'll talk about why, at least my guess, as to why hoppers we fish with have red butts.  

Pics and Links: Episode 23: Hoppers

Jun 5, 2018

So, I had all sorts of plans to tie examples of all the flies I talked about in this episode ... but then, I went fishing.  I knew you'd understand.   I also figured there are plenty of resources on the net with these recipes so I'll just give you links to them.  So, here goes:


Here's a typical run of the...