bait casting


Definition of bait casting

: the single-handed rod casting of a relatively heavy and usually artificial bait which carries out with it the light and soft line from a free-spool reel

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First Known Use of bait casting

1915, in the meaning defined above

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“Bait casting.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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