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blood·worm

(blŭd'werm),
1. The filarial parasite of sheep, Elaeophora schneideri.
2. Red aquatic larvae of certain dipterous gnats and midges.
3. Marine annelids in the family Terebellidae with soft bodies and red blood.
4. Blood-inhabiting worms, such as the human blood flukes in the genus Schistosoma.

bloodworm

(blŭd′wûrm′)
n.
Any of various parasitic worms of the genus Strongylus that infect the intestinal systems of horses. Also called redworm.
A popular term for
(1) Blood flukes—e.g., Schistosoma spp
(2) A nematode, Elaeophora schneideri, which causes elaeophoriasis—filarial dermatitis—in sheep
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Among the big catches were: Lee Wilkinson from Consett with 18 trout on Bloodworm and Zonkers.
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Craig Davies had a good day when he fished with a bloodworm nymph and caught and released 14 rainbows.
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In bright, warm conditions with very little pace and clear water, venue regular Ian (Shep) Shepherd (Daiwa Gordon League) drew his favourite peg 24 and decided to base his approach around fishing bloodworm for the resident redfins.
Wisely, he fed across with bloodworm at 14 metres to avoid any boat traffic, and then spent an hour catching bits and pieces on a short pole under his feet.
The clam-worm jaws are especially hard near the tips, says Stucky, but even there, they're still softer than bloodworm jaws.