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Real NameRoger Rohrbeck
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LocationPlano, TX
Homepagewww.FlyfishingEntomology.com
Biography & ThoughtsMy interest in identification of aquatic insects developed as a natural byproduct of transitioning from other methods of fishing to fly fishing during my early 40s. However, it was not until my retirement, which followed a 35-year career in information technology, that I was afforded the opportunity to fully pursue study of aquatic entomology and taxonomy.

Within several years following retirement, I had accumulated an enormity of texts and notes on aquatic entomology and taxonomy. And, it was becoming readily apparent that some manner of organizing and accessing that information was sorely needed, as accurate memory of minutia was definitely not my strong suit.

My initial approach was to organize all the information in an Access database, but it didnt take long to realize that this approach (alone) would not allow sharing the information with other flyfishers. So, I developed a website, which was initially just many entomology-related pages on the website of the flyfishing club to which I belonged. However, as my ever-increasing need for storage began to cause a problem, I took the big plunge, and got my own domain name and hosting provider. To date my website has received in excess of (300,000) separate visits, from (125) countries, representing all (6) inhabited continents.
Forum SignatureRoger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com

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Latest Posts By Taxon

TitleRepliesLast Reply
Re: Caught a nymph on a Nymph?!
In the Identify This! Board by Btbo32
6Feb 18, 2020
by Wbranch
Re: Back online at home, and a Florida Keys trip copming up!
In General Discussion by Jmd123
12Feb 4, 2020
by Jmd123
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut
350Jan 19, 2020
by Martinlf
Re: help with midge adult
In the Identify This! Board by Cherylkorca
2Jan 7, 2020
by Cherylkorca
Re: Stonefly?
In the Identify This! Board by Pdcox
10Dec 8, 2019
by Taxon
Re: Fly fishing etiquette
In General Discussion by Red_green_h
6Sep 13, 2019
by Jmd123
Re: Do trout eat Striders?
In General Discussion by Red_green_h
4Sep 7, 2019
by Wbranch
Re: Piedmont of North Carolina mayflies
In the Identify This! Board by Sekod
1Aug 27, 2019
by Taxon
Spinadis simplex
In Female Heptageniidae Mayfly Dun by Taxon
1Jul 19, 2019
by Troutnut
Sweltsa?
In Female Sweltsa Stonefly Adult by Taxon
1Jul 18, 2019
by Troutnut
Re: What in the world are these things ?
In the Identify This! Board by Tuckcast
3Jul 14, 2019
by Tuckcast
Re: Time for some light-hearted Advice
In Fly Tying by Baron
6Jun 28, 2019
by Baron
Lifestage
In Male Ephemera simulans Mayfly Dun by Taxon
1Jun 24, 2019
by Troutnut
Re: Mayfly identification help please
In the Identify This! Board by Btbo32
2Jun 9, 2019
by Btbo32
Re: Au Sable Holy Waters Sulphurs
In General Discussion by Brian314
16Jan 1, 2019
by Oldredbarn
Re: Hexes and 'molting cripples?'
In General Discussion by Roguerat
2Jul 21, 2018
by Roguerat
Re: Differences I'm dying to know about
In the Mayfly Genus Tricorythodes by Reify
2Jul 8, 2018
by Martinlf
Re: A few bugs from the Kinderhook Creek (NY)
In the Identify This! Board by Agresens
3Jun 18, 2018
by Konchu
Re: Beatis or Calebeatis ??
In Beginner Help by Damsel
1May 26, 2018
by Taxon
Re: nice creatures
In Rhyacophila fuscula Caddisfly Larva by Avinaash
1Feb 21, 2018
by Taxon
Re: Realism or Impressionism?
In Fly Tying by Summer_doug
20Feb 8, 2018
by Jmd123
Re: North-East Canada Mayfly identification
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In the Identify This! Board by JpMcKenzie
1Jan 28, 2018
by Taxon
Re: Mayfly Identification help
In the Identify This! Board by Naaimzerox
7Dec 31, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Need help Identifying this please ?
In the Identify This! Board by Btbo32
4Nov 19, 2017
by Btbo32
Re: One last brookie...and a question about "breathable" waders
In the Photography Board by Jmd123
8Oct 15, 2017
by Partsman
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