long-line fishing

long-line fishing
Spillet fishing Spil"let fish`ing, Spilliard fishing Spil"liard fish`ing, A system or method of fishing by means of a number of hooks set on snoods all on one line; -- in North America, called {trawl fishing}, {bultow}, or {bultow fishing}, and {long-line fishing}. [1913 Webster]

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