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Entomology

Entomology is the study of insects. This section focuses on the aquatic insects that are most likely to be eaten by trout and other fish.

Of course, fish get their nourishment from sources other than insects, so this section blurs the definition of "entomology" and includes fish foods that don't come from the insect world.

Select the insect or critter of interest from the pull-down menus below. To reduce confusion, both the common name and scientific genus are listed for mayflies, caddisflies, and stoneflies; common names are listed first (alphabetically), followed by the genus, also in alphabetical order. Note that some insects have more than one common name.


Select an Insect or Other Food Form

Use the pull-down menus below to select one mayfly, caddis, stonefly, or other trout food.


 
 

 


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