from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To fish using artificial flies for bait and usually a fly rod for casting.
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- v. To fish using a fly (fishing lure) as bait.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To angle, using flies for bait.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A scorpænoid fish, Sebastichthys rhodochloris, with moderate scales, smooth cranial ridges, and pale blotches on the sides, surrounded by green shades. It is about a foot long, and is found in deep water off the coast of California.
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- v. fish with flies as lures
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Here in Kansas Bass and Panfish are the primary species I have opportunities to fly-fish for.
I usually fish long-thin trout creeks and streams in SW WI, so I have never needed to actually "fly-fish".
I created a monster when I taught my wife to fly-fish ... she took to it with gusto and now its nip and tuck as to who is the better fisher ... to her credit, when she does manage to out-fish me, she gives me that sweet smile and says: '"aww hon, its because I have an awesome teacher ..."
I don't fly-fish, so my advice is for regular rod & reel.
There are rivers running through it where people in chest waders can fly-fish on a lunch break.
I believe my Dad is in heaven, whatever heaven may be – whether that means his soul is still here on earth, or if there is an alternate plane of existence where he can eat cinnamon rolls and fly-fish all day – no one will know until we die ourselves.
I don't fly-fish personally, but I don't frown on them at all.
Living in Ohio, I fly-fish for bass, big Bluegill and Carp.
During the weeks of small talk, she learns that you love to fly-fish.
There's a snow-capped volcano in the distance; visitors can fly-fish, horseback ride, hike and sail.