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the act, technique, or sport of fishing by casting from the shoreline into the sea, usually using heavy-duty tackle.
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Origin of surf casting
First recorded in 1930–35
OTHER WORDS FROM surf castingsurf caster, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for surf casting
/ (ˈsɜːfˌkɑːstɪŋ) /
fishing from the shore by casting into the surf
Derived forms of surfcastingsurfcaster, noun
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