fly fisherman

noun

Definition of fly fisherman 

: an angler who uses the technique of fly-fishing

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The guest speaker will be guide and fly fisherman Antoine Bissieux. Hartford Courant, courant.com, "Regional Digest: Trapp, Egan, Hubert To Play At Next Level," 26 Apr. 2018 Steelheaders casting dime-sized spawn bags tied with bright mesh are having the most success, but the jig-and-float folks and fly fishermen should be getting in on the action this weekend. cleveland.com, "Fishing Report for March 9: Rivers finally in shape, trout cooperating," 9 Mar. 2018 An all-round athlete and lover of the outdoors, Gregory was an avid hunter and fresh water fly fisherman and award winning fly tier. courant.com, "Gregory L. Montana," 24 Apr. 2018 Now almost 96, the devoted fly fisherman is the Golden Gate Angling and Casting Club’s oldest and most popular member. Beth Spotswood, San Francisco Chronicle, "SF’s grand old man of fly-fishing in Golden Gate Park," 16 May 2018 The Cleveland Metroparks reports fly fishermen are doing well casting egg patterns, small streamers and minnow patterns. cleveland.com, "D'Arcy Egan fishing report for May 3: Walleye biting, steelhead hanging around," 3 May 2018 Bright eggs patterns are producing for fly fishermen, as well as streamers. cleveland.com, "Fishing Report for April 13: Rainbows in the Rocky; Wallace Lake drawn down," 13 Apr. 2018 Eggs patterns are still a good bet for fly fishermen, as well as nymphs and small baitfish patterns. D'arcy Egan, cleveland.com, "Fishing Report for March 23: Wet, warm weather a boost for river anglers," 23 Mar. 2018 Bank and fly fishermen are still catching planters in the coves, and planted catchable browns and rainbows over the past few months continue to hang out around Canyon Dam. sacbee, "Fishing line: Trout plants continue at Lake Amador | The Sacramento Bee," 15 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of fly fisherman

1886, in the meaning defined above

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