dapping

touching a fly to the water surface immediately over where a fish lies, using a short piece of line on a long rod

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • dapping — v. fish by dropping the bait slowly on the water; dip in and out of water; skip across the surface of water; cause something to bounce or skip across the surface of water …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • fishing — /fish ing/, n. 1. the act of catching fish. 2. the technique, occupation, or diversion of catching fish. 3. a place or facility for catching fish. [1250 1300; ME fisshing. See FISH, ING1] * * * or sport fishing Sport of catching fish freshwater… …   Universalium

  • Dap — (d[a^]p), v. i. [Cf. {Dip}.] (Angling) To drop the bait gently on the surface of the water. [1913 Webster] To catch a club by dapping with a grasshoper. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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