surf casting

  1. the act, technique, or sport of fishing by casting from the shoreline into the sea, usually using heavy-duty tackle.

Origin of surf casting

First recorded in 1930–35

Other words from surf casting

  • surf caster, noun

Words Nearby surf casting Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use surf casting in a sentence

  • You can also try your hand at surf casting, spin fishing, spear fishing and fresh water fishing.

    Oahu Traveler's guide | Bill Gleasner
  • Many men and women waded out into the ocean and were drowned, the surf casting their bodies back on the beach.

    South Sea Tales | Jack London

British Dictionary definitions for surfcasting


/ (ˈsɜːfˌkɑːstɪŋ) /

  1. fishing from the shore by casting into the surf

Derived forms of surfcasting

  • surfcaster, noun

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012