fly-fishing

noun
fly-fish·​ing | \ˈflī-ˌfi-shiŋ \
variants: or fly fishing

Definition of fly-fishing 

: a method of fishing in which an artificial fly is cast by use of a fly rod, a reel, and a relatively heavy oiled or treated line

Other Words from fly-fishing

fly-fish \ ˈflī-​ˌfish \ or fly fish intransitive verb

First Known Use of fly-fishing

1653, in the meaning defined above

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fly-fishing

noun

English Language Learners Definition of fly-fishing

: the activity of catching fish by using artificial flies

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