fly-cast

fly-cast
fly-cast [flī′kast΄]
vt.
fly-cast, fly-casting
to fish by casting artificial flies, using a lightweight, resilient rod

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  • fly-cast — fly′ cast v. i. cast, cast•ing hua spo to fish with a fly rod and an artificial fly as a lure, casting the fly with a whiplike motion of the rod and a length of line pulled from the reel before the cast • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • fly-cast|er — «FLY KAS tuhr, KAHS », noun. a person who casts for fish with rod and line, using an artificial fly as bait …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly-cast — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ verb : fly fish * * * /fluy kast , kahst /, v.i., fly cast, fly casting. Angling. to fish by fly casting. * * * v. [intrans.] to cast a line with a fly rod in fly fishing …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly-cast — /fluy kast , kahst /, v.i., fly cast, fly casting. Angling. to fish by fly casting. * * * …   Universalium

  • fly-cast|ing — «FLY KAS tihng, KAHS », noun, adjective, or fly casting. –n. the sport of fishing with rod and line, using an artificial fly as bait. –adj. of or having to do with fly casting: »a fly casting rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fly fishing — in a river Fly fishing is an angling method in which an artificial fly is used to catch fish. The fly is cast using a fly rod, reel, and specialized weighted line. Casting a nearly weightless fly or lure requires casting techniques significantly… …   Wikipedia

  • fly-casting — fly cast·ing (flīʹkăs tĭng) n. The art or sport of casting artificial flies with a fly rod. * * * …   Universalium

  • fly casting — noun casting an artificial fly as a lure • Hypernyms: ↑casting, ↑cast * * * noun : the action of throwing the lure when fly fishing * * * Angling. the act or technique of casting with an artificial fly as the lure, the rod used being longer and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly-caster — See fly cast. * * * …   Universalium

  • Fly fishing tackle — comprises the fishing tackle or equipment typically used by fly anglers. Fly fishing tackle includes: * Fly rods a specialized type of fishing rod designed to cast fly line and artificial flies * Fly reels a specialized type of fishing reel… …   Wikipedia

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