Definition of roll cast in English:

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roll cast

noun

Fishing
A cast in which the angler does not throw the line backward.
Example sentences
  • I spotted the fish immediately, made a roll cast, one false cast then shot the line.
  • Slink up to within 15 feet downstream of your prey and use a roll cast to flip a nymph in front of the trout.
  • All aspects of fly-fishing including over-head casting, shooting line and roll cast will be included in the course.

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Syllabification: roll cast

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