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An artificial fly used in fishing that floats beneath the water's surface when cast.
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a. an artificial fly designed to float or ride below the water surface
b. (as modifier): wet-fly fishing.Compare dry fly
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|Noun||1.||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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