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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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Davy Kay from Morpeth landed 27 over three visits on Bloodworm and Black Lures, while Willie Emery from Newbiggin landed 13 trout on lures.
FLY BOX CHATTON: Black dancer, yellow dancer, lures, bloodworm, dries DERWENT RESERVOIR: Cat's whisker, Dawson's olive, white fritz, appetizer, white muddler FONTBURN RESERVOIR: Orange blob, peach blob, Dunkeld JUBILEE LAKES: Black nomad, bloodworm, bunnyleech KIELDER WATER: Viva blobs, orange blobs NAWORTH: Cat's whisker THRUNTON: Hoppers, Ambler bloodworm, yellow dancer, diawl bach, chamois worm, sedges, emergers, damsels and lures BAIT BOX DERWENT RESERVOIR: Ledgered PowerBait pink or chartreuse eggs with maggots in a feeder FONTBURN RESERVOIR: Pink PowerBait eggs, white gulp eggs KIELDER WATER: Worm, green PowerBait, red mepps
Bloodworms are a lake's clean-up crew, moving in and feeding on the dying vegetation," Brosdahl says.
Patterns: Orange Fritz, Bloodworm, Dawson's Olive Hot Tail, Cat's Whisker.
Ron McCullagh from Darlington had a trout of 18lb, again on bloodworm. John Sharma from Ryhope returned two doubles - 11lb 7oz and 15lb 1oz rainbow trout.
Milder conditions should see fish on Buzzers and other various nymphs and Bloodworm.
The winner used Damsel patterns with Chris catching most of his fish on Bloodworm.
FLY BOX Chatton: Buzzers, nymphs, diawl bachs, bloodworms, black and green lures.
JUBILEE LAKES 01388 772611 /DL22UH Black Buzzer, Wicked White, Diawl Bach, Damsel Nymph, Cats Whisker, Various Zonkers, Black Fritz, Bloodworm and Emergers have taken fish lately.
However not all fish are tempted to large patterns, and anglers using Bloodworm have had some success.
Keith Watson from Stakeford brought 16 to the net on bloodworm and nomads and kept four for 11lb; Keith Ward from Cramlington had a productive four hours, releasing 10 caught on home-tied dry and wet flies.
Several anglers landed half a dozen fish on Buzzers, Bloodworm, Egg Fly and Black and Silver Rabbits.