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Re: You are NOT "FISHING"
Here is a little better diagram of a salmon troller, but does not show the "float" lines run way back:
Figure 8-4 shows the floats being deployed. We used to run ours back about 100 feet:
Watercraft of the Inside Passage, a Field Guide - Jim Howard and Tom Jacobson - Google Books