Been thinking about handlining more and more lately for everything from kings to halibut. Picked up some seriously heavy braided Tuna line that's basically seine twine. Also picked up some seriously heavy 3-way swivels. Thinking about dropping a ball (maybe with a spider backbouncing rig) under the swivel and then running bait back off of a leader from the 3-way for a herring or whatever the case may be and the Tuna line above probably with gloves in case of anything big.
Maybe I've seen "the Old Man and the Sea" too many times or "Captains Courageous" (leetle feesh), but it sounds like more fun to me than a rod and reel at present.
I know many people hand line from kayaks, so I posted this here. Ideas, thoughts, suggestions?
The only real concern I see is getting a big halibut on and having to tie it off till it tires or breaks off.
For what it's worth I don't have a kayak anymore so this is a skiff plan for me.