hand line

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Noun1.hand line - a fishing line managed principally by hand
fishing line - a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
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Nick Hancock explained: “I used two types of glove from Globus; the Showa 330 Re-Grip was very comfortable and great for protecting my hands whilst handling ropes under tension, with the rubber coating offering excellent grip.
DON'T forget nonslip shoes so you won't fall over on wet decks when you're handling ropes.
They are available in several configurations, including bare foam, wire brush, carbide, handling ropes, and transmitter cavities.