Tweed trout are now grown very shy and capricious; even a dry fly failed to do any execution worth mentioning.
The demands of dry fly casting on the rod are exacting in the extreme.
This firm produces many forms of rods suitable for dry fly work.
I have little faith in color in the dry fly, except light or dark shades.
Wherever a fly may be floated the dry fly is distinctly the thing for late spring and summer fishing.
Yet another difficulty encountered by the dry fly fisherman is caused by fish coming short.
Then the p. 202trout rises, and in a moment the dry fly descends as lightly as a living insect, half a foot above the ripple.
Had there been a good fresh breeze my dry fly would have been nowhere in competition with my eight-and-twenty friends.
His best chance of creeling one of the three-pounder type was with a long line, longer patience, and a dry fly.
It was so like Halford to listen with all his ears to the advice of the few who urged the advantage of the dry fly.