Designed to imitate aquatic or terrestrial insects floating on the surface of the river. Generally dry flies are cast upstream and allowed to drift back with the current.
The cool thing with dry fly fishing is that you usually see the trout eat your fly off the surface
Generally designed to imitate the small insect larvae that live on the ...
I haven't found a difference between landing percentage between barbed and barbless hooked. I kept logs of percentage of hooked fish that I landed in 2019 and changed to barbless for the last 4 months of the year.
On barbed hooks I landed 66% of the 500 that hooked.
On barbless I landed 67% of the 363 that I hooked.
Anecdotally I've heard and noticed ...