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fly casting

noun, Angling.
1.
the act or technique of casting with an artificial fly as the lure, the rod used being longer and more flexible than that used in bait casting.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90

fly-cast

[flahy-kast, -kahst] /ˈflaɪˌkæst, -ˌkɑst/
verb (used without object), fly-cast, fly-casting.
1.
Angling. to fish by fly casting.
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  • Try fly casting, trolling or plug or spinner casting.
  • The lake is open to fly casting and fly trolling only in the summer months and closed to ice fishing.
  • In spring, when they are found in shallow water, some are taken by fly casting or with live bait.
  • Take advantage of our practice fly casting ponds, usually a dedicated enthusiast will be on hand to give you a tip or two.
  • Demonstrations will be presented on bowhunting, fly casting, fly tying and falconry.
  • Many anglers use either fly casting or spinning equipment.
  • fly casting is an art best learned from someone who is a real master.

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