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 Tucker Carlson offered that his son was a good squash player and an excellent fly fisherman., 19 May 2022 Alex Dietz, a Bend fly fisherman, used an early Christmas gift, a hall pass from his wife, to score a new Oregon-record mountain whitefish and, possibly, a new world record. oregonlive, 13 Jan. 2022 Having fished in the area every year for 50 years, Ishiyama ensures that his team makes the experience a top-notch one for fly fisherman who travel near and far to the lodge. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 20 June 2021 One features a fish, representing how her husband is an avid fly fisherman. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 15 July 2021 Outside the classroom, Professor Edinger was a serious fly fisherman who liked backpacking trips in the Sierra Nevada and playing classical music and jazz piano. Frederick N. Rasmussen,, 1 July 2021 For more than 60 years, Nelson Ishiyama has been an avid fly fisherman, traveling to every corner of the world, including Argentina, Alaska, New Zealand, and Russia, to fish. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 20 June 2021 But this site on the banks of the Río Liucura, a fly fisherman's dream brimming over from the recent rain, felt more like a community. John Bowe, Travel + Leisure, 5 June 2021 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 See More

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First Known Use of fly fisherman

1886, in the meaning defined above

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“Fly fisherman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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