fly fisherman


Definition of fly fisherman

: an angler who uses the technique of fly-fishing

Examples of fly fisherman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In pondering his retirement as a widower, Oliver, an avid fly fisherman, came to realize that nothing was keeping him in the Midwest, and his daughter and family lived in fish-friendly Seattle. Steve Parrish, Forbes, 26 May 2021 In the years since, Few has transformed himself into a skilled fly fisherman through wits and will. Star Tribune, 31 Mar. 2021 An avid fly fisherman, Lassiter come to the BPA after more than three years as regional director for REEF, a parking technology network with more than 4,000 U.S. locations. Roy S. Johnson |, al, 1 Mar. 2021 To other kinds of anglers, fly fishermen can seem kind of odd. The Editors, Field & Stream, 3 Apr. 2020 But to many fly fishermen, matching wits with a trout of any size is more fun than catching a dozen bass. The Editors, Field & Stream, 3 Apr. 2020 The organization, with roughly 50 employees, is headquartered in Bozeman, a trendy college town of fly fishermen and mountaineers, artisanal coffee and avocado toast, four hours’ drive southwest of APR’s nearest property. National Geographic, 16 Jan. 2020 Fishermen are relying on spawn bags and jigs tipped with maggots and waxworms, while fly fishermen are working egg patterns and bead-head nymphs. D'arcy Egan, cleveland, 27 Dec. 2019 Dan enjoyed camping, snowboarding, kayaking, and was an avid fly fisherman., 17 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of fly fisherman

1886, in the meaning defined above

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5 Jun 2021

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“Fly fisherman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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