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DRY FLY [1 record]

Record 1 2003-06-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Hunting and Sport Fishing
DEF

An artificial fly that floats.

OBS

Designed to float on the surface of the water, a dry fly is usually tied with hackles that stick out at right angles from the hook.

OBS

These ... flies [represent] adult insect on the water's surface.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Chasse et pêche sportive
DEF

Mouche artificielle fabriquée de manière à lui donner un très grand pouvoir flottant.

OBS

La mouche sèche est conçue pour flotter à la surface de l'eau et la mouche noyée, pour caler.

OBS

[Ces] mouches [imitent des] insectes sous forme adulte ou au stade de l'émergence.

Spanish

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