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How did medieval fishermen use a long line? What did they use as bait? How many hooks were there? When was it put out? When was it pulled in? I want as many details as possible.

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    You might want to narrow down the time range (the medieval period is about a thousand years) and where in the world (fishing techniques could be different in Europe compared to Asia and/or the Americas) you are interested in. Also show any research you've already done. – Steve Bird Dec 12 '18 at 15:38
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    As far as I'm aware, although there have been some suggestions of long-line fishing based on Viking-age finds from Orkney and York, no conclusive evidence has yet been found for long-line fishing in Medieval Europe. – sempaiscuba Dec 12 '18 at 15:44
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    Not an answer, but you might be interested in the paper "Medieval Fishing" by Richard Hoffmann, published in 2000, which gives an overview of what we know about Medieval fishing. – sempaiscuba Dec 13 '18 at 3:28

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