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fly rod

n.
A long flexible fishing rod used in fly-fishing.

fly rod

n
(Angling) a light flexible rod, now usually made of fibreglass or split cane, used in fly-fishing

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n.
a light fishing rod used for fly-casting.
[1675–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fly rod - a long flexible fishing rod used in fly fishingfly rod - a long flexible fishing rod used in fly fishing
fishing pole, fishing rod - a rod of wood or steel or fiberglass that is used in fishing to extend the fishing line
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MASTERING Spey casting with a salmon fly rod is a difficult skill that many fly fishermen would like to learn and there is a chance to do just that at two Spey Casting Courses organised by the Wye and Usk Foundation.
The quality of them has come on in leaps and bounds in recent years and even a delicate fly rod these days will suffer no loss of action for having a few extra joints in the blank.
Winston Fly Rod Co is located in Twin Bridges and is one of the world's premier fly rod manufactures, manufacturing both graphite and bamboo fly rods.
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Savage took his design knowledge from working on Nasa space shuttles and racing cars to create what he says is "the best fly rod ever made".
I promptly opened the strange cylindrical package to find an Orvis fly rod.
The fly is cast using a fly rod, reel, and specialized weighted line.
Exhibitors include Argentina Tourism, Badger Creek Outfitters, Baginski Bamboo Fly Rods, Baja Pirates, Bear's Den, Beulah Fly Rods, Cheeky Fly Fishing, Colter Fly Fishing of Utah, Cortland Line Company, David Foley Sporting Books, Dry Fly Innovations, Eastern Trophies Fly Fishing of Virginia, Expeditions North in Quebec, Fin & Furs Adventures in Maine, Fin and Feathers of Bozeman, Fishing Solutions, Fly Fish the Deerfield Guide Service, and Fly Rod & Reel
The angler who catches the largest trout of the summer will win a Vision Fly Rod worth pounds 200.
Though I have not handled a fly rod for many years, Danie Coetzee of Flycatcher Angling continued baiting me with pictures of big fish--"Busses"--as he calls them.
In hands-on activities, the teens learned about fly fishing and fly tying, interviewed members of the local chapter of Trout Unlimited, and documented the work of fly rod maker, Douglas Moody.
Stephen is co-owner of Scott Fly Rod Company, which has grown tenfold since he bought the company in 1989 to become one of the largest premium fly rod manufacturers in the world.