Entry from US English dictionary
A lightweight flexible rod used in fly fishing.
- I slipped the kokanee into a plastic bag, wishing that I hadn't lost the old wicker creel that was companion to Grandfather's cane fly rod, and our last fishing trip was over.
- An 8-or 9-weight fly rod also works well - a good compromise between a light touch and a realistic tool.
- The 8-weight fly rod rocked back, loaded and delivered its delicate payload just past the wagging tail.
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Syllabification: fly rod
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