39 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 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
    Episode 37: Teeny Tiny Things

    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! 

    • 27 min
    Episode 36: True Bugs

    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. 

    • 31 min
    Episode 35: Crane Flies

    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! 

    • 20 min
    Episode 34: Spiders

    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. 

    • 20 min

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