Definition of fishing fly in English:

fishing fly

Line breaks: fish|ing fly

noun

A natural or artificial flying insect used as bait in fishing.
More example sentences
  • They have lunch together, and Harris gives them his address in London, and also a gift of fishing flies, which he tied himself.
  • Nigel opened the box, revealing two neat rows of fishing flies.
  • When guys of my dad's generation got old, they made a space in the basement to tie their own fishing flies or to paint mallard ducks or whatever.

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