entomology for kids

Entomology – big old Greek word this is. The scientific (again something scary) study of insects. A funny science. Insects count for more than two thirds of all known organism. Amazing. No wonder the old Egyptians were fascinated by them. 

But no worries – YOU DO NOT NEED TO KNOW ALL THIS – just a little bit. 

Why, you ask? Simply because insects are a big part of fresh water fish diet. The fish we want to catch feed on insects. Flyfishers catch fish with the help of insect imitations. Not only the very fly, but also the behaviour and life cycles and so on.

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