fly-tying

[ flahy-tahy-ing ]
/ ˈflaɪˌtaɪ ɪŋ /

noun

the art or hobby of making artificial lures for fly fishing.
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Examples from the Web for fly-tying

  • 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
  • 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