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Entomology for Anglers (11:370:256)

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  1. Semester: Spring
  2. Period: M 3 (10:55 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.)
  3. Format: Lecture/Lab
  4. Location: Blake Hall 101
  5. Credits: 1
  6. Pre-requisites and other registration restrictions: None
  7. Required Texts: None

Description

This course will introduce students to entomology as it relates to fishing, specifically fly fishing for trout. Topics for discussion will include the biology of various stream insects, when they occur, how to identify them and what artificial flies are used to imitate them for the purposes of catching trout. Five lectures include a short identification quiz of the insect families of angling importance. Students will also get an introduction on how to tie their own flies.

Program learning goals fulfilled: 1, 2

Course Learning Goals

Student Learning Assessment

Item Percent of Grade
Weekly quizzes will be given in class 90%
Class attendance and participation 10%

Instructors

Dr. George Hamilton
Thompson Hall, Room 107
848-932-9774
hamilton@sebs.rutgers.edu
Office Hours: Open

Dr. Frank Louis Carle
McClean Labs, Room 002
908-337-3277
carle@sebs.rutgers.edu
Office Hours: Open