Meaning of baitcasting in English:


Pronunciation /ˈbeɪtkɑːstɪŋ/


mass noun
  • Fishing by throwing a bait or lure into the water on the end of a line using a rod and reel.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘My ageing father sat in a lawn chair on the Nelson city wharf, baitcasting, while I used his father's bamboo fly rod, a family heirloom made of Tonkin cane.’
    • ‘I played baitcasting backup and chunked a quarter-ounce jig rigged with a Norton Sand Eel Jr.’
    • ‘These three rules of thumb are the basis for making overhead baitcasting a dream.’
    • ‘I have an Abu Garcia 5500CL3 bait casting reel that is in like new condition.’
    • ‘I took the plunge and converted to baitcasting gear, that is: a shorter rod, multiplier reel and braided line.’
    • ‘OK, you have a new baitcasting reel just out of the box.’
    • ‘The use of a baitcasting tackle requires more skill than using spinning gear.’
    • ‘Baitcasting is a method of fishing distinguished by the use of a revolving-spool reel.’
    • ‘Baitcasting reel has a free rotating spool that provides less friction than fixed spool reels thereby offering greater casting distance and accuracy.’
    • ‘Ever wonder what it’d be like to fish 4lb test on a baitcasting rig?’
    • ‘The vast majority of today's baitcasting reels employ such a guide and are called "level-wind" reels.’
    • ‘Bait casting rods are perfect for top water plug action with comparatively heavy line.’