- Angling. a method of fishing in which fly casting is used.
Origin of fly-fishing
First recorded in 1645–55
- to fish with artificial flies as bait.
Origin of fly-fish
First recorded in 1745–55
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Examples from the Web for fly-fishing
But this season he turns down the wattage, playing a darkly serious role in a play said to be about fly-fishing.Fall Broadway Preview: 'This Is Our Youth,' Bradley Cooper as ‘The Elephant Man,' and More
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He is the author of three novels as well as a book on fly-fishing and has edited works by Mark Twain, Jack London and Zane Grey.Just the Fact: Hemingway's Hand Grenades
September 2, 2009
And Jeff and Charley had had their own fun, and their first lesson in fly-fishing.
To miss “the take” was to waste the day, at least in fly-fishing.Angling Sketches
Fly-fishing only is practised, and the fish are principally fontinalis.Lines in Pleasant Places
The late afternoon hours are to be preferred for fly-fishing.Bass, Pike, Perch, and Others
James Alexander Henshall
A little book on Fly-Fishing by an old friend of Mr. Ruskin.Battles of English History
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