Definition of roll cast in English:

roll cast


  • A cast in which the angler does not throw the line backwards.

    • ‘I spotted the fish immediately, made a roll cast, one false cast then shot the line.’
    • ‘All aspects of fly-fishing including over-head casting, shooting line and roll cast will be included in the course.’
    • ‘Slink up to within 15 feet downstream of your prey and use a roll cast to flip a nymph in front of the trout.’