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fly rod

noun, Angling.
1.
a light, extremely flexible fishing rod specially designed for use in fly-fishing.
Origin of fly rod
1675-1685
1675-85
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Examples from the web for fly rod
  • We show him where to grab a bike when he wants to pedal around with his backpack and a fly rod.
  • However, you may need to bring your own fly rod and waders.
  • Discuss how to match a fly rod, line, and leader to get a balanced system.
  • All that is needed is an ultra-light spinning rod and reel combo or a light fly rod for an afternoon of easy fishing.
  • Ultra-light spinning tackle or a small fly rod with small spinners or plugs is all that is needed for an enjoyable day's fishing.
  • Only artificial flies having one single pointed hook and a fly rod may be used.
  • Two seasoned fly rod anglers can cover a tremendous amount of water if they work in tandem.
  • Take your fly rod and fish for brook trout in the many riffles and pools along the way.
  • fly rod anglers also do well with flies or micro jigs.
British Dictionary definitions for fly rod

fly rod

noun
1.
a light flexible rod, now usually made of fibreglass or split cane, used in fly-fishing
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