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Red Worms as fish bait

Updated on December 17, 2011


Red worms are not just good for vermicomposting. They can also be used as bait for fish.

Prepping your fishing materials

Before you decide to go on a fishing escapade, always take into consideration what type of fishing hooks to bring and what kind of worms to use. Big catches definitely need bigger and sturdier hooks, so use very persistent worms for these ones.

On the otherhand, small hooks intended for smaller fishes can be used with small but lively worms. Other than the size factor, the worms that you’ll be using should also be able to blend well (as not to look suspicious) with the fish hook. Use only live worms for fishing, as dead and frail ones won’t get you any bites. Take note that fishes prefer livelier and fresh worms, so it’s best to use red wiggler worms when fishing. You can always find fresh worms out of the bin from online stores that advertise red worms for sale.

Why red worms are best used for fishing

Red wigglers are best used for fishing since fish are attracted more by its movement and delicious taste. Fishes certainly have an irresistible take on worms as they can aggressively wiggle, especially when they feel aggravated.

Apart from that, these red worms composting are perfect for a fishing day under the sun. They can actually live up to temperatures that range from 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit, or 16 to 28 degrees Celsius. They can also handle rough aspects of this activity, as they are very versatile worms. 

Steps in using your worms as fish bait

Fishing, as an exciting activity for catching fish, more often than not, use composting worms as live fish bait. You may start your fishing escapade by following these easy steps when using your red worms. Red worms are very easy to use; and in order to utilize it, you should start by putting a red worm on your fish hook (spear it through the hook). You may start casting your hook and fishing line after this first step. Even if you pierce through it, and then cast it underwater, they will still survive it (at a certain length of time). It will surely get a bite before it actually dies out. And since it sinks into the water, give it a tug once in a while. Although its strong skin will prevent it from sliding off the hook.

As soon as you feel a bite on your hook, hold onto your rod tight, but don’t pull or reel it in just yet. Make sure that the fish bites it completely, as other fish just nibble on the worm. You’ll know that it’s time to reel in your fishing line, should the fish start tugging relentlessly.

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