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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...

Links:

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

Angler's Entomology Quizup

 

Pics and Patterns for Episode 44: Cicadas and Leafhoppers

Aug 31, 2020

So here are some pictures, both of flies and naturals and links for Episode  43.  First, let me give you the link to Charles Card's contact info if you would like to book a trip with him on the Green River:

You can book him through Spinnerfall Guide Service

OK, let's look at some bugs and flies. 

Here are what eastern...


Episode 43: Pics and Patterns for Zebra Caddis

Jun 24, 2020

Hi Folks, Here are some pics and patterns for this episode on the Zebra Caddis.   

Let's start with some of those figures I was talking about in the episode.  This is a picture of the typically dish shaped head of the zebra caddis larva.   This is from Wiggins, Larvae of the North American Caddisfly Genera...


Episode 40 Notes: Crayfish Patterns

Mar 9, 2020

Hey Folks,  Here are some the crayfish patterns I mentioned on the podcast. 

First we'll talk about Rick Hafele's pattern.  I'm pretty sure he calls it the creeper crayfish, but I'm not 100% sure.  The original pattern is pretty simple:

Claws - Red Squirrel bunches tied either side of hook and divided

Thorax - dubbing...


Episode 39: Pics and Patterns for Golden Stones

Dec 28, 2019

As I mentioned on the podcast, if you are in the Southern Maine area, on Thursday January 9, we'll be having a fly tying demo at Joshua's Restaraunt in Brunswick, ME from 6 to about 8.   Bring your fly tying material if you want (and a lamp) or just come and learn about these insects in person and their imitations.

So,...


Episode 38: Pics and Patterns for Green Rock Worms

Nov 21, 2019

First of all, here are the details on the fly tying night at Joshua’s Restaurant (http://www.joshuastavern.com) in Brunswick Maine, hosted by the Merrymeeting Bay Trout Unlimited.  It will be December 5th from 6 to 8. I will bring some examples of these insects and we’ll talk a bit about their lifestyle and habits....