spinning rod


Definition of spinning rod

: a light flexible fishing rod used with a spinning reel

Examples of spinning rod in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As in most inshore fishing, the best stick for this action is a 7-foot medium light spinning rod and 2500 to 3000 size reel and 10-pound-test braid. Frank Sargeant, al, "Looking for outdoors winter holiday? Try the beach," 5 Jan. 2020 My fishing setup was a medium Shimano Curado spinning rod with a Shimano Ultegra 2500. Todd Masson, NOLA.com, "Redfish gobble this bass finesse bait in the marsh," 26 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of spinning rod

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of spinning rod was in 1870

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“Spinning rod.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spinning%20rod. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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