Posts Tagged ‘Entomology’

Book Review: Trout Stream Insects by Dick Pobst

Book Review: Trout Stream Insects by Dick Pobst

GLOBE PEQUOT ( THE LYONS PRESS, FALCON), November 1997 Binding Type: Hardcover Retail Price: $16.95 at the Hatches Store ISBN: 1-55821-067-9 “The trout’s biggest advantage is selectivity, and we can counteract it only by knowing the insects that make up his diet.  This is the reason for the study of stream entomology by the angler, […]

Triggers, Tiers and Trout by Russ Forney

Triggers, Tiers and Trout by Russ Forney

Fly tiers invariably pose that question when first introduced to emerger patterns; scruffy bodies, curved hooks, and jumbled appendages are bewildering to the uninitiated. The apprehension is understandable; emergence is a dynamic process in the life cycle stage of aquatic insects and requires equally dynamic imitations to fool wary trout. Emergers are neither nymphs nor […]

Adult Mayfly Identification by Roger Rohrbeck

Adult Mayfly Identification by Roger Rohrbeck

Many fly fishers are able to recognize adult Mayflies as such, but they may be hard-pressed to go much further with the process of identification.  So, let’s explore some easily observable features.  These features can be used to identify a winged mayfly as to dun or spinner.  They can identify it as to male or […]

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