mending

men•ding

verb
Definitions of mending
Top Definition

1. Various techniques of managing the fly line to control the presentation of the fly. Most mends are imparted while the line is on the water, which involves adding or removing slack. Slack is added at key points to enable a "dead drift." Other mends remove slack at key points to control the "swing" of a fly in the current.

Fishing Slang Similar to mending

retrieval, jacobson downdrift, dropper, lead fly, stroking, taper, sinking tips, turnover