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intr.v. fly-cast, fly-cast·ing, fly-casts
To cast artificial flies with a fly rod, as in fishing.

fly′-cast′er n.
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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.
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Also appearing at Chatsworth will be top American fly-caster Maggie Merriman, Wendy Miller, the captain of the England ladies fly fishing team and renowned young fly-tyer Emma Coxon.
One woman angler who makes appearances in both A Different Angle and Lyla Foggia's Reel Women is Joan Salvato Wulff, who devised a career for herself as a professional fly-caster back in the 1950s and 1960s.
Lancashire fly-caster George Waters is over the moon after a brilliant haul of rainbows at Pennine Trout Fishery near Rochdale.
A rod that's a little too soft, that is overweighted, is better than one that's too stiff--it's the same principle used by fly-casters to ease casting by "over-lining," say using a 9-weight line on an 8-weight rod.
Today through Sunday, fly-casters, fly-tiers, tackle manufacturers, authors, artists and representatives from angling destinations around the world will converge at the Royal Plaza Trade Center.
The casting pool was a hive of activity every day and was well used by fishers, fly-casters, coracles, canoes and hunting dogs.
Rainbow and brown trout fly-casters can target an Oracle 9ft fly rod or a Summit fly reel with Worcestershire floating line.
UMPQUA FLY-CASTERS BANQUET SET: One of the founders of the National Federation of Fly Fishers, former salmon fishing guide Bill Nelson of Eugene, will be the featured speaker at the annual banquet of the Lower Umpqua FlyCasters.
More experienced fly-casters who have their presentation under control and a rudimentary understanding of matching artificial flies to actual insect hatches can try wetting a line in the meandering meadow sections of Hat Creek and Fall River.
Experienced fly-casters can get reports on fishing, arrange for guides, and buy seasonally appropriate fly patterns at local tackle shops.
Our prize pool is stuffed with rods and reels for seasiders, fly-casters and worm drowners - plus smart tackle seat-boxes for those who have yet to win but earn merit marks for a good try.
Our prize pool is stuffed with more prizes, including Shakespeare's speciality rods and reels for boat trippers, coarse fishing in lakes or rivers and for fly-casters seeking rainbows or brown trout in day-ticket stillwater fisheries.