- the art or hobby of making artificial lures for fly fishing.
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for fly-tying
Historical Examples of fly-tying
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.
The modern eyed-hooks, if of the best quality, can be used for both bait-fishing and fly-tying.