43 episodes

Explore the wonderful world of the critters fish eat. Both insects and others, we learn how they live and survive and pick up fly fishing tips in the process.

Angler's Entomology Podcast Eric Frohmberg

    • Wilderness

Explore the wonderful world of the critters fish eat. Both insects and others, we learn how they live and survive and pick up fly fishing tips in the process.

    Episode 44: Cicadas and Leafhoppers: Plus bonus interview

    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

    • 39 min
    Episode 43: Zebra Caddis

    Episode 43: Zebra Caddis

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

    • 24 min
    Episode 42: Breathing Underwater

    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.  

    • 40 min
    Episode 40: Crayfish

    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. 

    • 26 min
    Episode 39: Golden Stones

    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!

    • 24 min
    Episode 38: Green Rock Worms

    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.  

    • 21 min

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