Definition of dry fly in English:

dry fly

Syllabification: dry fly


  • An artificial fishing fly that is made to float lightly on the water.
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    • The dry fly acts as a float would in coarse fishing and clearly shows a take as it is gets pulled under.
    • For most of my river fishing I use a rod with a floating line and a nine foot leader together with a selection of artificial dry flies that have barbless hooks.
    • It is funny how fishing dry flies can make people strike at every sign of movement around the fly; I am hardly one to criticise this, for I too am rather quick on the strike.


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  • Fish using a dry fly.

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