bait casting reel
a fishing reel in which the spool is not stationary during a cast but revolves, a level-wind reel, cf. spin casting reel. The reel is operated with the thumb and hand when casting

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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  • bait casting — casting using a fishing rod and bait casting reel where the reel is positioned on top of the rod. Also called revolving spool reel …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • bait-casting — [bāt′kas΄tiŋ] adj. designating fishing equipment designed for use with live bait or artificial lures, in which the weight of the bait or lure pulls the line from a winch type reel, as during casting or trolling * * * …   Universalium

  • bait-casting — [bāt′kas΄tiŋ] adj. designating fishing equipment designed for use with live bait or artificial lures, in which the weight of the bait or lure pulls the line from a winch type reel, as during casting or trolling …   English World dictionary

  • bait casting — noun the single handed rod casting of a relatively heavy (artificial) bait • Hypernyms: ↑casting, ↑cast * * * noun : the single handed rod casting of a relatively heavy and usually artificial bait which carries out with it the light and soft line …   Useful english dictionary

  • bait casting — 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. * * * …   Universalium

  • spin casting reel — an angling reel in which the spool is fixed. A bail arm is folded back to let the line come off in a cast and when in place rotates to wrap the line on the spool, cf. bait casting reel. Also called fixed spool reel …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • casting rod — a fishing rod, generally 4 8 ft. (1.2 2.4 m) long, for casting bait or lures with a reel mounted near the handle that enables the thumb or finger to control the line during a cast, including rods used for bait casting and spinning. * * * …   Universalium

  • casting rod — a fishing rod, generally 4 8 ft. (1.2 2.4 m) long, for casting bait or lures with a reel mounted near the handle that enables the thumb or finger to control the line during a cast, including rods used for bait casting and spinning …   Useful english dictionary

  • Casting (disambiguation) — Casting is a manufacturing process using a cast.Casting can also refer to:* A process in sculpture of converting plastic materials into more solid form, prior to patination or other surface treatment * Casting (performing arts), a pre production… …   Wikipedia

  • revolving-spool reel — bait casting reel (a fishing reel in which the spool is not stationary during a cast but revolves) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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