Definition of line-caught in English:

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Denoting a fish that has been caught with a rod and fishing line, not by trawling with a net: the smartest sushi bars only ever buy line-caught tuna
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  • For a clearer conscience: Look for line-caught fish from day boats.
  • Or the way a wild, line-caught specimen, haphazardly cleaned, can taste vaguely like bayou silt.
  • I'm not happy eating trawled scallops or bass, but line-caught from the locals is great.
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