Definition of Bait casting
1. Noun. The single-handed rod casting of a relatively heavy (artificial) bait.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bait Casting
bait and switch
bait casting (current term)
Literary usage of Bait casting
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Amateur Rodmaking by Perry D. Frazer (1914)
"CHAPTER V [TYPES OF BAIT-CASTING RODS TO some persons it may seem that while an eleven-foot rod must be nicely tapered and balanced, a rod only half as long ..."
2. Goin' Fishin': Weather and Feed Facts; the Fresh-water Game Fish; the by Carroll Blaine Cook (1920)
"When the short bait-casting rod broke into the game out here in the midwest ... When the short, stubby bait-casting rod ran up to the barrier and started ..."
3. Science of Fishing: The Most Practical Book on Fishing Ever Published by Arthur Robert Harding (1912)
"bait casting VERY angler has a favorite method of fishing; he may be a fly-caster, or he may be a still fisherman, but probably nine-tenths of present day ..."
4. Fishing Tackle by Perry D. Frazer (1914)
"CHAPTER X EQUIPMENT FOR FLY- AND BAIT-CASTING SO many inquiries have come to me from anglers in relation to fly- and bait-casting practice that a few ..."
5. The Boy's Book of Hunting and Fishing: Practical Camping-out, Game-fishing by Warren Hastings Miller (1916)
"bait casting REELS A good pne should spin 26 seconds without stopping. ... A good, plain bait casting reel, good enough for anything but tournament casting ..."
6. Tournament Casting and the Proper Equipment by Louis Stopford Darling (1907)
"bait casting From the Reel This branch of the sport is by far the most widespread, ... They hold practically all records in bait casting, except indoors, ..."
7. Western Field by Olympic Club (San Francisco, Calif.), California Game and Fish Protective Association (1905)
"N. O THE gamey qualities of the black bass may be credited the development of the short bait-casting rod. Certainly there is nothing in all angling so ..."