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Related to fly-fish: Dry fly fishing
intr.v. fly-fished, fly-fish·ing, fly-fish·es
To fish using artificial flies for bait and usually a fly rod for casting.
fly′-fish′er·man, fly′-fish′er n.
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to fish with artificial flies as bait.
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Past participle: fly-fished
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