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fly-fish

(flī′fĭsh′)
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.

fly-fish

vb
(Angling) (intr) angling to fish using artificial flies as lures. See dry fly, wet fly
ˈfly-ˌfisher n
ˈfly-ˌfishing n

fly′-fish`



v.i.
to fish with artificial flies as bait.

fly-fish


Past participle: fly-fished
Gerund: fly-fishing

Imperative
fly-fish
fly-fish
Present
I fly-fish
you fly-fish
he/she/it fly-fishes
we fly-fish
you fly-fish
they fly-fish
Preterite
I fly-fished
you fly-fished
he/she/it fly-fished
we fly-fished
you fly-fished
they fly-fished
Present Continuous
I am fly-fishing
you are fly-fishing
he/she/it is fly-fishing
we are fly-fishing
you are fly-fishing
they are fly-fishing
Present Perfect
I have fly-fished
you have fly-fished
he/she/it has fly-fished
we have fly-fished
you have fly-fished
they have fly-fished
Past Continuous
I was fly-fishing
you were fly-fishing
he/she/it was fly-fishing
we were fly-fishing
you were fly-fishing
they were fly-fishing
Past Perfect
I had fly-fished
you had fly-fished
he/she/it had fly-fished
we had fly-fished
you had fly-fished
they had fly-fished
Future
I will fly-fish
you will fly-fish
he/she/it will fly-fish
we will fly-fish
you will fly-fish
they will fly-fish
Future Perfect
I will have fly-fished
you will have fly-fished
he/she/it will have fly-fished
we will have fly-fished
you will have fly-fished
they will have fly-fished
Future Continuous
I will be fly-fishing
you will be fly-fishing
he/she/it will be fly-fishing
we will be fly-fishing
you will be fly-fishing
they will be fly-fishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fly-fishing
you have been fly-fishing
he/she/it has been fly-fishing
we have been fly-fishing
you have been fly-fishing
they have been fly-fishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fly-fishing
you will have been fly-fishing
he/she/it will have been fly-fishing
we will have been fly-fishing
you will have been fly-fishing
they will have been fly-fishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fly-fishing
you had been fly-fishing
he/she/it had been fly-fishing
we had been fly-fishing
you had been fly-fishing
they had been fly-fishing
Conditional
I would fly-fish
you would fly-fish
he/she/it would fly-fish
we would fly-fish
you would fly-fish
they would fly-fish
Past Conditional
I would have fly-fished
you would have fly-fished
he/she/it would have fly-fished
we would have fly-fished
you would have fly-fished
they would have fly-fished
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fly-fish - fish with flies as lures
angle - fish with a hook
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