fishing line


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fishing line

n
(Angling) a line of nylon or silk, attached to a hook, used for catching fish
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Noun1.fishing line - a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attachedfishing line - a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
cord - a line made of twisted fibers or threads; "the bundle was tied with a cord"
fishing gear, fishing rig, fishing tackle, tackle, rig - gear used in fishing
hand line, handline - a fishing line managed principally by hand
night-line - a fishing line with baited hooks left in the water to catch fish over night
setline, trawl, trawl line, trotline, spiller - a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
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A length of his own infallible fishing line was twisted and tightened twice round his throat and then twice round the wooden prop behind him.
A small float can also be added to the terminal fishing line to allow the crab bait to drift slowly along the bottom as well.
Eugene police used some MacGyver-esque ingenuity, fishing expertise and old-fashioned determination to rescue a young female duck that was entangled in fishing line in the canoe canal at Alton Baker Park.
WHAT YOU'LL NEED * 2 silver tinsel backdrops (grab them at a party store) * 2 curtains * fishing line *pushpins, tacks or gaffer's tape (found at Home Depot) * floor pillows
Caption: A single strand of fishing line keeps deer out of the garden.
Materials YOU WILL NEED: Artificial green wreath from craft stores Clear fishing line for hanging wreath Hot glue gun and glue sticks Garden clippers Container of room-temperature water Variety of native greenery Decorative ribbons Spray leaf shine Easy Does It MISSISSIPPI Wreath [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] 1.
AN RSPCA inspector has advised anglers to properly dispose of equipment after a gull became tangled in fishing line on a pond this week.
A BUZZARD had to be rescued after it was found dangling from a tree with its talon entangled in fishing line.
THE RSPCA has hit out at "careless" anglers after the death of a heron which became tangled in an abandoned fishing line.
AN INJURED swan had to be rescued after it became trapped in dumped fishing line at a Bedworth beauty spot where angling is actually banned.
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