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 SWAN has been caught tangled in a fishing line and with a hook through its beak in an incident at Swanswell Pool.
Each winner will receive a rod/reel combo, tackle box, boat net, minnow bucket, minnow net, fishing line and trophy.
The RSPCA has now released a photograph of the goose's injuries in the hope it will remind people of the dangers that litter can pose to wildlife and to remind anglers to dispose of fishing line and hooks properly.
For shallow water specks and reds, 15-to 20-pound braided fishing line works best with a 3-foot section of 15- to 20-pound fluorocarbon leader.
Everything from plastic bags, old fishing line and even toys can be a danger to animals.
A fishing line with hook was also entangled on its tail.
They packed very strong fishing line for the large Nile perch living in this amazing river.
Wildlife rehabilitators have told PETA that discarded fishing line and other tackle is the greatest threat to aquatic animals today.
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.