yellow sally

yellow sally

n
(Angling) an angler's name for either of two small yellow stoneflies: Isoperla grammatica of chalk streams and Chloroperla torrentium of upland streams
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Back in Montana, my Yellow Sally dropped onto the water like a snowflake and was hit so immediately that I almost missed the hookset.
I had just one Yellow Sally left now, from bad casts and bad luck, and I was bathed in sweat from the effort and the sun.
Sharpley: Hares Ear, Damsels, Black/Olive/Red/Copper Buzzers, Bloodworm, Yellow Sally Nymph, Dawson's Olive, Cat's Whisker, Bunny Leech, pink lures.
The trout which tipped the scales at 4lb 12oz and beat Kevin's personal best by three and a half pounds, fell to a size 14 Yellow Sally and took 15 minutes to bring to the net.