light line

noun Nautical.
the line or level to which a ship or boat sinks when fully supplied with fuel and ballast but without cargo.
Also called light load line.

1890–95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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There is a light line from the eye to the nostril bordered below with a darker
Anglers may want to use light line and keep as much distance between their boat
  and the structure they are fishing as possible.
Unless you're targeting monster catfish or muskies, light line is your best bet.
Sometimes there is a light line down the middle of the back which usually
  becomes diffuse toward the back.
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