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bait casting

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noun Angling.
  1. 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.
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  • There were also pine-cone battles and bait-casting contests, Pedro excelling in the throw by reason of his big arm muscles.

    Unexplored!

    Allen Chaffee

  • The mechanics of fly- or bait-casting can hardly be expressed in words or explained without diagrams or cuts.

    Favorite Fish and Fishing

    James Alexander Henshall