fishing line


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fishing line

n
(Angling) a line of nylon or silk, attached to a hook, used for catching fish
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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.
Crowell received a message on her answering machine from an association member, letting her know that one of the cygnets had a fishing line in its mouth.
The nylon fishing line was attached to the top of each house structure.
Nearly invisible fishing line is looped around the tops of the wreaths and attached to the doorjamb with finishing nails to hold in place.
This amazing underwater footage captures the moment a bottlenose dolphin was saved by a diver in Hawaii, after it got caught in a fishing line.
THIS tawny owl had a lucky escape when it got tangled in a discarded fishing line.
Andrew Latham, 44, was killed when his fishing line hit an overhead power cable.
More than two thirds of the rubbish collected is generated by the general, public followed by fishing line, sewage-related waste and debris from shipping.
A friend of mine said to use fishing line for the fencing.
The birds were taken to Bishopswood Swan Rescue near Stourport-on-Severn where it was discovered that as well as being contaminated with oil, three also had fishing line and hooks attached to their bodies.
This mom and pop fishing line distributor is well known in the industry and has been supplying many of the fishing/tackle shops and professional fishermen in Florida, across the US and throughout the Caribbean.
The RSPCA has urged anglers and the public to "clean up their act" after a swan tangled in fishing line in a Hereford lake was rescued by the society.