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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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In Male Ephemera simulans Mayfly Dun by Taxon
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Re: Mayfly identification help please
In the Identify This! Board by Btbo32
2Jun 9, 2019
by Btbo32
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut
344Jan 17, 2019
by Iasgair
Re: Au Sable Holy Waters Sulphurs
In General Discussion by Brian314
14Jan 1, 2019
by RleeP
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
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
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