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Tippets: History of Entomology and Fly Fishing, Science of Shade

November 3, 2015 By: Erin Block

  • Michael P. Parrella follows the history of entomology in fly fishing, from the first recorded artificial fly that dates back to historian Claudius Aileanus describing an insect Macedonians were trying to imitate with feathers, to modern-day fly design. Read the article published in the Spring 2013 issue of American Entomologist freely online via Oxford Journals.
  • Predatory species of fish use shade to ambush prey. In a recent article on Active Angling New Zealand, Alan Bulmer explains how to use this fact for success when angling.