1. A long fishing line anchored at both ends and bearing baited hooks at regular intervals along its length. Also called trawl, trawl line, trotline.
2. A fishing line affixed at one end to an object on the shore and left unattended.
(Fishing) any of various types of fishing line that consist of a long line suspended across a stream, between buoys, etc, and having shorter hooked and baited lines attached. See trawl2
|Noun||1.||setline - a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)|fishing line
- a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached