Angler's Entomology Podcast

Angler's Entomology Podcast

Latest Episodes

Episode 44: Cicadas and Leafhoppers: Plus bonus interview
September 08, 2020

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...

Episode 43: Zebra Caddis
June 24, 2020

An episode all about the Zebra Caddis - aka the Alderfly.  Of course with historical diversions along the way.  

Episode 42: Breathing Underwater
April 12, 2020

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...

Episode 40: Crayfish
March 09, 2020

Everything you could have possibly wanted to know about crayfish.  Maybe.   As well as the mysterious story around Selene's Sure Bet. 

Episode 39: Golden Stones
December 28, 2019

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!

Episode 38: Green Rock Worms
November 22, 2019

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...

Episode 37: Teeny Tiny Things
October 28, 2019

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...

Episode 36: True Bugs
September 09, 2019

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...

Episode 35: Crane Flies
July 14, 2019

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! 

Episode 34: Spiders
June 01, 2019

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.