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dry fly

n.
An artificial fly used in fishing that floats on the surface of the water when cast.

dry fly

n
(Angling) angling
a. an artificial fly designed and prepared to be floated or skimmed on the surface of the water
b. (as modifier): dry-fly fishing.
Compare wet fly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dry fly - a fly (fisherman's lure) that skims the surface of the water
fly - fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
wet fly - fisherman's fly that floats under the surface of the water
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