[ flahy-fish-ing ]
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  1. Angling. a method of fishing in which fly casting is used.

Origin of fly-fishing

First recorded in 1645–55

Words Nearby fly-fishing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fly-fishing in a sentence

  • Also after a frosty night followed by a bright day, fly fishing need not be attempted with any chance of success.

    The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
  • But as a fly fishing month, March seldom affords, in the north of England at least, any good or certain diversion.

    The Teesdale Angler | R Lakeland
  • To miss “the take” was to waste the day, at least in fly-fishing.

    Angling Sketches | Andrew Lang
  • What I am anxious to impress upon all is, that fly-fishing is not necessarily an expensive sport.

  • I must not forget to mention dry-fly fishing, which is particularly suitable for women.