a fishing line managed principally by hand.
A method of hook-and-line fishing that uses traditional baited hooks, thrown over the side of a boat. Handline fishing is the main form of recreational fishing and is one technique used for commercial salmon fishing in the Pacific.
Hand-held lines of various types that are used widely throughout Australia to catch fish.
A handline is a small diameter hose usually used inside a burning structure to directly apply water on to the fire. Handlines are usually 1.5 or 1.75 inches in diameter. Lines as large as 2.5 inches in diameter (also called the "deuce and a half") can be used for heavy fire conditions.