ragworm


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ragworm

the common name of errant POLYCHAETE worms such as the nereis.
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A former steel worker from Port Talbot, Smith spent years combing the beaches near his hometown for ragworm.
Fishing a simple legered set-up or flattie rig baited up with ragworm tipped by a piece of mackerel strip on a long-shank hooks in size 1-2 is ideal in Scotland and very easy to chuck out.
At the time, Carmarthenshire West and South Pembrokeshire MP Simon Hart said: "[We know it was] originally intended to be a ragworm farm with 270 ponds employing 70 people.
But ragworm fritters - best prepared while the wriggling worms are still alive - have long been a favourite.
Other anglers fishing the Northumberland beaches aiming for bass have taken two or three a session to ragworm bait, with all fish being released.
Roker Pier has been more or less the same, except for an excellent plaice of 3lb which was taken on ragworm by Tom Davidson.
"Comparing the molecular fingerprints of the developing ragworms' mushroom-bodies to existing information on the vertebrate pallium.
The row centres on a type of ragworm prized by sea anglers, and worth more than fillet steak - up to pounds 1 each.
Well, he wasn't to be deterred and baited up with an artificial ragworm, coloured beads and a slice of prawn, taking three plaice and a new PB plaice of 5lb 8ozs on Flamer IV.
One angler, fishing Smiths Dock, used mackerel and ragworm to land a codling of 5lb.
Guy Mason caught the biggest fish of the match, a bass of 1lb 12.25oz, which took ragworm ledgered 50 yards out behind the third breaker at Agar's Gap.