lugworm


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lugworm

the common name for the marine annelid Arenicola.
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The Spiles at the start of Seaham pier gave Richard Stephenson fishing at long range with a single lugworm nine codling to 4.5lb, while the pier has given anglers good catches of whiting with the best going 2lb - with bluey and mackerel strip the best baits.
Zoe Morrall, Capturing Our Coast project officer at the University of Portsmouth's Institute of Marine Sciences, said: "Not a lot is known about lugworm reproduction and it is fascinating how the entire population of a species spawn, just for a few days every year, only when the environmental conditions are perfect.
The Arenicola marina - more commonly known as the lugworm - plays an important role in fisheries as a source of bait and is a source of food for wader birds and fish.
The St Mary's club man, who also caught a 4lb fish in the session at Port Mulgrave, used crab and mussel to tempt the big one and lugworm for the smaller on.
Again, baits have worked best, for example crab, lugworm and mackerel strip.
Paul, left, set a new personal best with a 13lb 12oz cod on black lugworm, and followed it up from the same mark, Cowbar, a few days later with one of 8lb.
Another whiting hot spot is Friars Point at Barry, where anglers casting out lugworm, mackerel or sprat baits have been getting a bite almost every time and there are also cod to 3lb to add variety.
Fishing with lugworm on the hook, Ian added a dab, flounder and a rockling for 1550gms (3lb 6oz).
used shark oil and gelatine in a lugworm mould and was featured on TV Tomorrow's World, when the presenter said it was good enough to eat!
Now I am being asked to place my trust in that public, which to be brutally frank, exhibits the thought processes of a brain-damaged lugworm when it comes to matters of national or international concern.
It was landed by Prestwick angler Stuart Cresswell fishing near Arbroath and was tempted by lugworm. The cod tipped the scales at 20lb 1112oz.
It was only then that they found they had "busted" a perfectly legal trade between a lugworm dealer from Blackpool and a keen fisherman from the North East.