spin fishing


Definition of spin fishing

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Recent Examples on the Web According to Nguyen-Chung, fly-fishing takes longer to learn because there is more to it than spin fishing, so this summer could be prime time to pick up a new skill. Washington Post, "Casting about for a pandemic-friendly pastime? Eight reasons to consider fly-fishing.," 7 July 2020

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First Known Use of spin fishing

1950, in the meaning defined above

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10 Jul 2020

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“Spin fishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spin%20fishing. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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