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Instrument: Handline and Jig

 Handline and Jig

Handline fishing, or handlining, is a fishing technique where a single fishing line is held in the hands. A handline is a relatively large diameter line that can be pulled by hand, and it has a jig attached at the end. Handlines are frequently used for catching fish or squid that are schooling near the surface, thus a long haul by hand is not necessary.