On the other hand, a wet fly should sink readily, and should be made with very soft webby hackles.
Then men walked boldly along the river bank, and fished with ordinary tackle and a wet fly.
But here the hackle is much more important than on the wet fly.
Place the concave sides together and tie in the butt ends the same as for a wet fly.
Of the two first methods the wet fly is the older and may be taken first.
The wet fly, or wet fly methods, should be followed wherever the water is of the latter description.
These imitations have met, both in my hands and in the hands of others, with greater success than any other form of wet fly.