Curtis Takahashi replied to Curtis Takahashi's discussion Leeches and trout in Entomology and Fly-fishing
"Could be, but many books still list them as "common" trout food....  I didn't recall ever finding any in gut samples that we took in fisheries' management classes."
Mar 24, 2015
Curtis Takahashi posted a discussion in Entomology Education and Outreach
Hi all,I'm teaching Entomology 101 for the first time.  While I've worked with General Education classes and insects, done outreach talks, and helped out students from time to time, this is the first time solo.  When does everyone begin talking abou…
Mar 24, 2015
Curtis Takahashi posted a discussion in Entomology and Fly-fishing
Hi all,Just wondering:  Many books and authorities have listed leeches as a food of trout.  Does anyone have any data supporting this?  I've also heard that there is no data on trout feeding on leeches.Thanks in advance,Curtis
Mar 24, 2015
Curtis Takahashi posted a discussion in Entomology and Fly-fishing
Hi, I was out on the Stanislaus River in California and the fish were jumping at something.  There were plenty of damselflies around.  Anyone had any luck with a damelfly imitation? Thanks, ct
Oct 5, 2011
Curtis Takahashi replied to Patricia Susman's discussion Interested in Forest Entomology in Forest Entomologists
"Hi Patricia,
 
Sorry, I don't work on disturbed soils.  But I'll keep an ear out.  Speaking from the exotic pest perspective, the biggest threats we face right now are 1.  solid wood packing materials and 2.  Unregulated transport of firewood within…"
Mar 25, 2011
Curtis Takahashi replied to Robert F. Smith's discussion Let's get this thing rolling - what does everyone want to see posted here? in Aquatic Entomology
"I'd like to keep abreast of new species keys as they are published.  I used to work on dytiscids in school but haven't been active in years (I work for Agriculture).
 
ct"
Mar 15, 2011
Curtis Takahashi replied to Martin MacKenzie's discussion A student of Entomology asks. in Cerambycid Workers Network
"Hey Martin, can you get a dorsal pic?  My boss, Larry Bezark says it might be Molorchus.
 
ct"
Mar 10, 2011
Curtis Takahashi replied to Martin MacKenzie's discussion A student of Entomology asks. in Cerambycid Workers Network
"Thanks Martin!
 
I'll let you know what I hear.
 
ct"
Mar 10, 2011
Curtis Takahashi posted a discussion in Entomology and Fly-fishing
Hi all, I'm new to the activity and went to the Fly Fishing Show last weekend.  I've been interested in traditional Japanese tenkara fishing.  anybody have any experience with this? thanks, curtis
Mar 3, 2011
Curtis Takahashi replied to Martin MacKenzie's discussion A student of Entomology asks. in Cerambycid Workers Network
"Afternoon Martin,
 
Can you send a pic?  My boss works on cerambycids and if he doesn't know it, can send it on to someone who might know.
 
Cheers!
 
Curtis"
Mar 3, 2011
Curtis Takahashi replied to Martin MacKenzie's discussion Sticky traps in Forest Entomologists
"No Mr. required, that's my dad!  lol"
Jan 24, 2011
Curtis Takahashi replied to Martin MacKenzie's discussion Sticky traps in Forest Entomologists
"yeah, I use glass petri dishes."
Jan 24, 2011
Curtis Takahashi replied to Martin MacKenzie's discussion Sticky traps in Forest Entomologists
"Hi Martin!
A couple of things you could use:
 
1. Goo-gone.  It's a citrus based cleaner.  kind of aromatic, but your traps will smell like oranges!
2.  Histoclear.  Another citrus based solvent.  Much less odiferous than goo gone and available in g…"
Dec 24, 2010
Curtis Takahashi posted a discussion in Forest Entomologists
Hi all, My name is Curtis Takahashi.  I work for the California Department of Food and Agriculture, Integrated Pest Control, Biocontrol group.  I am the lead scientist for our CAPS exotic woodborer survey.  Anyone know of anyone working on bostrichi…
Dec 10, 2010