fishing line

Definitions of fishing line
  1. noun
    a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
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    types:
    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, spiller, trawl, trawl line, trotline
    a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
    type of:
    cord
    a line made of twisted fibers or threads
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