The Bank Hand-Line Cod Fishery

Hand-line gear is pretty simple. A reel for the line, sinkers and hooks are all that one needs, except for bait.

This image is from G. Brown Goode's The Fisheries and Fishery Industries of the United States, 1884-1887, Section V, Plate 31. This book can be found online at NOAA

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