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bait casting

noun, Angling.
the act or technique of casting an artificial or natural lure attached to a silk or nylon line wound on a reel having a revolving spool, the rod used being shorter and less flexible than that used in fly casting. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Ted used the crudest kind of hook and line for bait casting.


    Allen Chaffee
  • bait casting is much easier than fly casting as the weight of the bait will help to carry out the line.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller
  • Fishing is generally divided into four classes: fly casting, bait casting, trolling, and still fishing.

    Outdoor Sports and Games

    Claude H. Miller

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