willow fly


willow fly

willow fly noun

  1. a stonefly, Leuctra geniculata, of the English chalk streams, esteemed by trout and therefore by anglers

Examples from the Web for willow fly Historical Examples of willow fly

  • This fly is therefore omitted, and the Willow-fly and the Yellow-Sally only are described.

    Old Flies in New Dresses

    Charles Edward Walker

  • The Willow-fly, when it falls on the water, has its wings sometimes in one and sometimes in the other of these positions.

    Old Flies in New Dresses

    Charles Edward Walker

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