Definition of fly fishing in English:

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fly fishing


[mass noun]
The sport of fishing using a rod and an artificial fly as bait.
Example sentences
  • While making the movie, Neeson developed a passion for fly-fishing and collecting vintage fishing rods.
  • Apart from the ones trolling ‘brickeen’ and spoon baits, few were fly-fishing.
  • It probably is the most technical way of fishing, next to fly-fishing, and one needs to persevere with it and not give up when the first outing produces nothing.



Example sentences
  • I elected to fly-fish this stretch while Dave went upstream to fish the Lugg pool with shrimp, an accepted method in the deeper water there.
  • If you want to fly-fish you'll certainly need to supply your own kit.
  • When Doc Gamble says he's ‘goin’ fishin ’,’ it might mean he's headed for the flats on Florida's Peace River in his 19-foot Bonita sport fisherman to fly-fish for snook or tarpon.

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