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fly-tying

[flahy-tahy-ing]
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noun
  1. the art or hobby of making artificial lures for fly fishing.
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Examples from the Web for fly-tying

Historical Examples

  • Wax for fly-tying should be quite sticky so that when the waxed tying silk is let go of, it will not unwind while tying the fly.

    How to Tie Flies

    E. C. Gregg

  • The modern eyed-hooks, if of the best quality, can be used for both bait-fishing and fly-tying.

    Favorite Fish and Fishing

    James Alexander Henshall