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worm-fishing Line breaks: worm-fishing

Definition of worm-fishing in English:


[mass noun]
The activity or practice of angling with worms for bait: some worm-fishing is allowed
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  • For all worm-fishing save that on little streams, I use a nine-foot five-ounce fly-rod, with reel-seat below the hand.
  • Even when trout are taking the up-stream worm well, it is a relief to vary the monotony of worm-fishing with the more artistic up-stream minnow, but it must be borne in mind that trout cannot be caught so quickly with the minnow as with the worm.
  • These worm fishing tips will simply make you a better angler, there's no doubt about it.

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