fly fisherman


Definition of fly fisherman

: an angler who uses the technique of fly-fishing

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Recent Examples on the Web To other kinds of anglers, fly fishermen can seem kind of odd. The Editors, Field & Stream, "Three Great Gifts for Fly Fishermen," 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, "Three Great Gifts for Fly Fishermen," 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, "Two visions collide amid push to restore Montana plains," 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, "Baby, it’s warm outside, so go hook a trout! — Fishing Report for Dec. 27," 27 Dec. 2019 Dan enjoyed camping, snowboarding, kayaking, and was an avid fly fisherman., "Daniel H. Guilmartin," 17 Nov. 2019 The avid fly fisherman had chartered a day trip with a local tour guide, 53-year-old Mario Graniel, who was also fatally shot on the fishing expedition. Andrea Mandell, USA TODAY, "Virginia cardiologist shot and killed while on vacation in Belize," 25 June 2019 Openings: Restaurateur and fly fisherman Chris Parsons (Catch, Steel & Rye) opens the Oyster Club on Saturday, July 27, in the old Via Matta and Doretta Taverna space downtown (79 Park Plz. at Arlington Street). Kara Baskin,, "Oyster Club and The Emory set to open, plus a Sycamore pop-up at Tasting Counter," 25 July 2019 Swank, an avid fly fisherman, was traveling with his wife and school-age children, neighbors told NBC affiliate WSLS in Roanoke. NBC News, "Prominent Virginia doctor and his tour guide murdered in Belize," 25 June 2019

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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 10 Jul. 2020.

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