from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of angling whereby the weight of the line is used to cast the lure, i.e. the fly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the act or art of angling with a bait of natural or artificial flies; fishing using a fly{2} as bait.


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  • At the end of World War II, it was really my mother, Pauline, Ernest Hemingway’s second wife and Seán Hemingway’s grandmother, who launched my brother Gregory and me into the then not so crowded world of fly fishing for trout on public water in the American West.

    Hemingway on Hunting


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