Definition of baitcasting in English:

baitcasting

Line breaks: bait|cast|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪtkɑːstɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
  • Fishing by throwing a bait or lure into the water on the end of a line using a rod and reel.
    More example sentences
    • When it comes to fishing reels, the Holy Grail would be one of the early 19th century brass baitcasting reels handmade by Kentucky watchmaker George Snyder, according to a review of the Old Reel Collectors Club website.
    • They were armed with standard largemouth bass tackle - baitcasting reels, stout casting rods and what looked to be 12-to 17-pound line.
    • For baitcasting, go with a 6 1/2-to 7-foot rod in a medium or medium-light action rod.

Derivatives

baitcaster

noun
More example sentences
  • These rods have wrap around eyes that allow the line to come off the baitcasters like a spinning rod.
  • Traditionally, baitcasters were only found in freshwater environments being used by bass fisherman.
  • There sure is a fair amount of miss-information flowing around on baitcasters or overheads.

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