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Angler's Entomology Podcast
23 minutes | Jun 19, 2021
Episode 46: Blue Winged Olives
Hi folks! Sorry for the delay, but we're back in the saddle with an episode about Blue Winged Olives ... which are kind of complicated and confusing - but I make it 100% clear. I think. I hope.
29 minutes | Mar 10, 2021
Episode 45: Garden Hackle and San Juan Worms
Hey folks - yep - worms. Surprisingly interesting and entertaining even if the patterns are pretty mundane. That said, don't forget to check out the blog to see the patterns I've posted.
39 minutes | Sep 8, 2020
Episode 44: Cicadas and Leafhoppers: Plus bonus interview
Today we'll talk about cicadas and leafhoppers - plus we'll have a bonus interview with Charles Card - a guide on Utah's Green River - talking about the fun cicada "hatch" on that river. To learn more about Charles and book him for a trip, you can reach him at Spinnerfall Guide Service: www.spinnerfall.com
25 minutes | Jun 24, 2020
Episode 43: Zebra Caddis
An episode all about the Zebra Caddis - aka the Alderfly. Of course with historical diversions along the way.
40 minutes | Apr 12, 2020
Episode 42: Breathing Underwater
How insects breathe underwater ... and more importantly, how we can imitate that. Which I have to admit, I got a little carried away with. This is probably my geekiest episode. So if you want to get to the fly fishing part - jump to about minute 30.
27 minutes | Mar 9, 2020
Episode 40: Crayfish
Everything you could have possibly wanted to know about crayfish. Maybe. As well as the mysterious story around Selene's Sure Bet.
24 minutes | Dec 28, 2019
Episode 39: Golden Stones
For the purposes of this podcast, the critters I'm talking about are the tiger striped nymphs that fall in the stonefly families Perlidae and Perlodidae. Enjoy!
21 minutes | Nov 22, 2019
Episode 38: Green Rock Worms
Aka Green Caddis, Green Sedges or Rhyacophilidae. A common, easily identified caddis - at least in it's larval stage, that has wonderful behavior that makes it fun and effective to fish. We'll talk about the critter - but also a lot about the flies and the history of the flies that imitate them.
28 minutes | Oct 28, 2019
Episode 37: Teeny Tiny Things
Welcome to Episode 37 - where we'll be talking about those things that are large enough to see, but to small to really see what they are. things like water mites, daphnia, copepods and ostracods. They may not be too important for actual fly fishing, but they are super important in terms of the food chain. So - sit back, enjoy, and I hope you learn something new!
31 minutes | Sep 9, 2019
Episode 36: True Bugs
True bugs? What is a false bug? Well, true bugs is the term used by entomologists to refer to the guys that are in suborder Heteroptera. You may know them as the backswimmers, water boatmen, water bugs, and water striders. Join me as we talk about their cool behavior and habits. And check out the blog for some pics and patterns.
20 minutes | Jul 14, 2019
Episode 35: Crane Flies
Hi folks, Sorry for the delay in getting this out - but here is an episode all about crane flies. Pretty cool stuff once you take a moment to actually spend some time looking at them. Enjoy!
21 minutes | Jun 1, 2019
Episode 34: Spiders
We all look at spider webs to see what has hatched - but this dives into the critters who actually make the web. There will also be a few stories about my troubled relationships with these creepy crawlies.
22 minutes | May 12, 2019
33 March Browns
Here you have it! An episode about March Browns - for April. Check out the blog for some pics and patterns - and enjoy the episode!
23 minutes | Apr 5, 2019
Yep - an episode about Drift - that phenomenon where insects drift in the current and that we intentionally and unintentionally imitate. There is a surprising amount of why/when/how that is out there. Plus plenty that we don't know. I hope you enjoy.
20 minutes | Mar 6, 2019
Episode 31 - Amphipods or Scuds
Yes, this is the "amphi-podcast". Amphipods are a super important trout food - often being found year round - but they are also interesting in their diversity. We'll even talk about mind control in this episode!
29 minutes | Jan 28, 2019
Episode 30: Winter
Hi Folks - all about Winter - we are in the depths of it, so why not learn something about it! In particular, how the critters fish eat survive it. No blog post, but here are two links: Here is one for the Western Maine Fly Fishing Expo: https://www.bethelmaine.com/events/details/western-maine-fly-fishing-expo-8018; And here is a link to that article I pointed out in the podcast - about dragonfly migration: https://royalsocietypublishing.org/doi/10.1098/rsbl.2018.0741 Hope you enjoy.
31 minutes | Jan 1, 2019
Episode 29: Beetles
Happy New Year! All about beetles - terrestrial and aquatic ones. Lots of patterns on the blog this episode, so check it out at http://anglersentomology.libsyn.com/
16 minutes | Dec 4, 2018
Episode 28: Whiteflies
Today we are talking about whiteflies - Ephoron leukon and album, altho we'll talk about the genus overall which is worldwide in distribution. Of course we'll also digress, talking about sex without sex and other fun stuff. When your done be sure and check out the new Facebook "Anglers Entomology Podcast" page
17 minutes | Nov 8, 2018
Episode 27: Leadwing Coachman Mayfly
Hi folks - here is an episode all about Isonychia bicolor - which goes by a dozen or so other names. Besides the confusing naming situation, we'll talk about it's bizarre habits, imitations and it's dubious connection to the Leadwing Coachman fly.
19 minutes | Oct 3, 2018
Episode 26: Midges
Here you go folks, finally, an episode about teeny weeny flies. I hope you find the diversity interesting - well, because it is. And I've, as usual, added some pics to the blog - so you can see what I'm talking about - both of midges and of some of my favorite flies: http://anglersentomology.libsyn.com/
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