fly-fish

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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
References in classic literature ?
Tulliver had undertaken to act persuasively, and had failed; a fact which may receive some illustration from the remark of a great philosopher, that fly-fishers fail in preparing their bait so as to make it alluring in the right quarter, for want of a due acquaintance with the subjectivity of fishes.
The method of fishing the Bo&Bs is also strange - it certainly destroys the image one has of an unhurried, patient fly-fisher.
MacCaig, who died in 1996, was also an expert fly-fisher, so the trio undertake a journey to find the elusive trout of his favourite fishing spot - the Loch Of The Green Corrie.
Fly-fisher Kevin Dawson taught pupils from Rothbury Middle School and Netherton First School in Morpeth, Northumberland, how to look after young salmon.
It is being co-ordinated by Casting For Recovery UK and Ireland, established in 2006 by English national fly-fisher Sue Hunter.
As a keen fly-fisher I am very disappointed at the fact that a football club such as Liverpool FC is able to just waltz in and destroy a beautiful place in Liverpool's history.
Illustrated with skillful graphite-pencil drawings by sporting artist Michael Simon, Rivers Of Shadow, Rivers Of Sun: A Fly-Fisher's European Journal is an enraptured account of the joy of fishing by travel writer and expert fly fisherman Norm Zeigler.
IDS, a fly-fisher who wants to abolish rod licences, is accused of "sentimental, Wind In The Willows hooey" by the mag's top columnist, Tom Fort.
George's cracking convalescent catch was witnessed by Keith Fletcher, the former Essex and England cricketer who is a keen fly-fisher.