wet fly


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wet fly

n.
An artificial fly used in fishing that floats beneath the water's surface when cast.

wet fly

n
(Angling) angling
a. an artificial fly designed to float or ride below the water surface
b. (as modifier): wet-fly fishing.
Compare dry fly
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wet fly - fisherman's fly that floats under the surface of the water
fly - fisherman's lure consisting of a fishhook decorated to look like an insect
dry fly - a fly (fisherman's lure) that skims the surface of the water
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Dave Hughes, author of more than 20 books on fly fishing, will give a presentation on wet fly fishing during Wednesday's meeting of the Cascade Family Flyfishers club at the Veterans Memorial Building, 1626 Willamette St.
Most anglers who fished around Pontllanio fished a wet fly, with the majority of the flies used having been dressed by Dai Lewis of Tynygraig, Doldre, Tregaron.
Y Diawl Bach Welsh for "Little Devil", this wet fly was the handiwork of Dewi Lewis, Bala, for use on the Dee.
AT SCALING DAM Les Wheatley of Stockton caught a 4lb brown on a Coch y Bonddu wet fly.
Scaling Dam regular Les Wheatley from Stockton enjoyed a good midweek session topped by catching a fine conditioned specimen 4lb brown trout on a Coch y Bonddu wet fly.
With the continuing mild weather the trout have been active in the top two feet of water at Ravensthorpe reservoir and there have been reports of some surface sport to dries and traditional wet fly fishing.
My mate was soon hooked into a nice plump half pounder on a wet fly but I was determined to catch one on the dry.
He spotted the fish and cast a Soldier Palmer wet fly which immediately took the bait at his first cast.