How to Cast a Bait Caster or Spinning Rod

This is how you cast either a Spinning or Bait casting rod and reel. Hope this helps at all.

Steps

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    Before casting a rod in general, you need some bait. And if you are using a worm then put on 1-3 splitshot lead sinker.
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    For the spinning rod, take your finger and place it on the line. Then put it on the rod.
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    Click the bail over (that metal semicircle protruding from the spool.)
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    Put the rod behind you (while holding it!)
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    Fling the rod forward. When the rod is perpendicular to the ground, take your finger off the line.
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    When the lure hits the water, click the bail over.
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    This is the bait caster.A bait-caster is to be held with the reel facing up instead of down, like you would with a spinning reel.
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    Push the button on the reel.
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    You will see line come off the reel. Place your finger on the spool to stop it.
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    Repeat.
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    When the lure hits the water put the thumb back on the reel and start reeling.

Tips

  • If you get a birds nest( the line in the reel tangles)on a bait caster then leave the lure in the water and take line off the reel.

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