a type of artificial fly, used chiefly for trout and salmon.
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How to use silver doctor in a sentence
Going to hang the Indian sign on them with a silver doctor and a Jock Scott.The Highgrader | William MacLeod Raine
Here is a big silver doctor that may do as the water is thick.Mr. Punch With Rod and Gun | Various
Now we will straighten out a leader and choose some flies—a silver doctor and a queen of the water—how would those do?Days Off | Henry Van Dyke
Try a good big silver doctor; these big fellows ought to take it.The Young Alaskans on the Missouri | Emerson Hough
I therefore put on a large silver doctor, and began steadily fishing down the ash-tree cast.Angling Sketches | Andrew Lang