fly-cast

fly-cast

(flī′kăst′)
intr.v. fly-cast, fly-cast·ing, fly-casts
To cast artificial flies with a fly rod, as in fishing.

fly′-cast′er n.

fly′-cast`



v.i. -cast, -cast•ing.
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.
[1885–90]
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If all the people Stan Walters taught to fly-cast during his lifetime were to fish the McKenzie River at the same time, the "hatch" of feathers fashioned into imitation insects would be as thick as a plague of locusts.