line fishing
A general term used for a range of fishing methods that employ fishing lines in one form or another. It includes handlines, hand reels, powered reels, pole-and-line, droplines, longlines, trotlines and troll lines.

Fisheries — dictionary. . 2004.

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  • line fishing — fishing methods that employ fishing lines in one form or another including handlines, pole and line, droplines, longlines, trotlines and troll lines …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • line-fishing — lineˈ fishˈing noun • • • Main Entry: ↑line …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • long-line fishing — «LNG LYN, LONG », = long lining. (Cf. ↑long lining) …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hand-line fishing — Handlining is one of the oldest forms of fishing and is still common. The method consists of a single fishing line with a weight and one or more lure like hooks are attached. The line is jigged or moved up and down in a series of short movements …   Wikipedia

  • pole-and-line fishing — (poling) Also called pole and live bait fishing, involves attracting schools of fish to the vessel with live or dead bait, then getting them into a feeding frenzy with more bait and water sprayed onto the sea surface to simulate the behaviour of… …   Fisheries — dictionary

  • pole-and-line fishing — surface schooling fish such as tuna are attracted to a vessel and driven into very active feeding behavior by throwing live or dead bait into the water, by spraying water onto the sea surface to simulate the escape behavior of small prey, and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • greased line fishing — noun : angling in which a fly line made buoyant with grease dressing is floated on the surface of the water …   Useful english dictionary

  • thread-line fishing — angling, q.v …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • thread-line fishing — /thred luyn /, Angling. spinning (def. 3). * * * …   Universalium

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