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bait casting

noun, Angling.
the act or technique of casting an artificial or natural lure attached to a silk or nylon line wound on a reel having a revolving spool, the rod used being shorter and less flexible than that used in fly casting. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The mechanics of fly- or bait-casting can hardly be expressed in words or explained without diagrams or cuts.

    Favorite Fish and Fishing James Alexander Henshall
  • There were also pine-cone battles and bait-casting contests, Pedro excelling in the throw by reason of his big arm muscles.

    Unexplored! Allen Chaffee

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