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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 40ís. 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 didnít 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.
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www.FlyfishingEntomology.com

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Latest Posts By Taxon

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Re: Colors of insect eggs
In General Discussion by Byhaugh
1Jul 29, 2017
by Taxon
Re: Gander Mountain sales
In General Discussion by Wbranch
3Jul 26, 2017
by Wbranch
Id?
In Female Baetidae Mayfly Dun by Taxon
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Re: Second opinions on this one's ID?
In Male Rhithrogena morrisoni Mayfly Spinner by Troutnut
3Jul 4, 2017
by Crepuscular
Re: Did you ever wonder
In General Discussion by David82nd
6May 31, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Altering patterns
In Fly Tying by David82nd
8May 27, 2017
by Roguerat
Re: Little Juniata, Huntington County May 22 - noon May 24
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch
2May 27, 2017
by Partsman
Re: Jigs
In Fly Tying by Megjig
2Mar 30, 2017
by PABrownie
Re: Need help with identification
In the Identify This! Board by Troutal
15Mar 7, 2017
by Crepuscular
Re: gray drake patterns
In Female Siphlonurus quebecensis Mayfly Dun by Gutcutter
6Feb 17, 2017
by Jmd123
Re: Identification of a possible Cordulegaster Dragonfly Nymph
In Cordulegaster Dragonfly Nymph by IanB
6Feb 10, 2017
by Taxon
Re: Sandy mite
In General Discussion by Spider
3Jan 28, 2017
by PaulRoberts
Re: Sage Rod ID
In Beginner Help by Jebatty
12Jan 27, 2017
by Wbranch
Re: Learning about Arkansas R entomology - risks?
In General Discussion by ARangler
8Jan 21, 2017
by PaulRoberts
Re: Fishing Checklist: Android App
In General Discussion by Coroi
2Jan 12, 2017
by Coroi
Re: Hello
In Fishing Reports by Leakyboots
1Jan 6, 2017
by Taxon
Re: Flat Creek Jackson Wyoming
In the Identify This! Board by Trnnflt
2Jan 2, 2017
by Taxon
Re: Yakima River Light Cahill
In the Identify This! Board by Drywaters
6Dec 3, 2016
by Troutnut
Re: Sialis sp.
In the Identify This! Board by Millcreek
5Dec 2, 2016
by Crepuscular
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut
326Nov 30, 2016
by Martinlf
Re: Yakima River Light Cahill
In the Identify This! Board by Drywaters
5Oct 5, 2016
by Drywaters
Re: What is this Western midge?
In the Identify This! Board by Wiflyfisher
4Sep 29, 2016
by Wiflyfisher
Re: Miniscule biting insect
In General Discussion by Wbranch
5Sep 19, 2016
by Wbranch
Re: What is this bug?
In the Identify This! Board by Diver
5Sep 12, 2016
by Diver
Re: Stream ecology website for trout anglers
In General Discussion by Konchu
5Sep 8, 2016
by Feathers5
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