Definition of Fishing worm

1. Noun. Terrestrial worm that burrows into and helps aerate soil; often surfaces when the ground is cool or wet; used as bait by anglers.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishing Worm

fishing line
fishing net
fishing owl
fishing permit
fishing pole
fishing poles
fishing rig
fishing rod
fishing rods
fishing season
fishing smack
fishing space
fishing spaces
fishing tackle
fishing vessel
fishing worm (current term)

Literary usage of Fishing worm

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The angler's manual; or, fly-fisher's oracle by John Turton (1836)
"... FISHING. Worm fishing for trout commences early in the spring, in small brooks, with a rod suitable to the ..."

2. Halcyon; Or, Rod-fishing with Fly, Minnow, and Worm: To which Isi Added a by Henry Wade (1861)
"... Worm-baiting for Clear- water Fishing; Reasons for Up-stream Fishing; how to fish with a Worm; Comparison between Worm and Fly Fishing; Worm-knot a good ..."

3. The Angler's Vade Mecum: Containing a Descriptive Account of the Water Flies by William Carroll (1818)
"The par tail is also used, and is good bait for large trouts. WORM OH GROUND FISHING. Worm-fishing is good in the spring and autumn, ..."

4. The Practical Fisherman: Dealing with the Natural History, the Legendary by John Harrington Keene (1881)
"... WORM FISHING. Worm-fishing for trout has undeservedly been much despised. Because it is known to be so deadly after rains, ..."

5. Clear Waters: Trouting Days and Trouting Ways in Wales, the West Country by Arthur Granville Bradley (1914)
"And fishing worm up the middle of a good-sized river, though I have done by comparison little of it, is more interesting to me than worming a burn, ..."

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