Casting – The act of projecting a lure or other terminal tackle out to sea using a rod and reel.
Casting weight – The weight or range or weights that a rod is designed to cast. Normally marked on the blank above the handle.
Catadromous – Refers to fishes that migrate from fresh water to salt water to reproduce such as the silver eel.
Catch and Release – An branch of angling where the fish is released after capture rather than being retained for food.