spin casting reel


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. 2009.

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