Every novice fisherman who already has a lot of experience knows that one of the most suitable baits is a worm. This simple, at first glance, fish delicacy has its own characteristics, let’s see how to put the worm on the hook correctly and what types are best to use.
- Types of worms used for bait
- 2 General nozzle rules
- 3 Ways of Nozzles of Worms
- 4 How to put a worm on a hook depending on the type of fish
- 4.1Worm for carp
- 4.2 How to put a worm on a bream hook
- 4.3How to worm a carp worm
- 4.4 How to stick a worm for catfish
- 5Terms of proper storage of worms
Types of worms used for bait
Before you go fishing and fit the worm is not superfluous to figure out what they generally are. Worms are distinguished by color, size, habitat. Anglers use almost all species depending on the situation. The most popular are the following:
- earth or rain – has a gray-white-pink color. Sizes range from 5 to 15 cm. They live in clayey garden soil, in flowerbeds, in gardens. You can get it by digging with a shovel. After the rain, earthworms themselves crawl out of their minks, so you only need to collect them. Such a worm is usually used in donks at night fishing, but is not popular in ordinary fishing. Good for holding onto the hook;
- a crawling out or a large earthworm is a rather large individual, reaching a length of up to 30 cm, in a girth up to 1 cm. It lives deep in fertilized soil, therefore, in order to reach it, it will be necessary to drip deep. Himself crawls to the surface only at night, so that it can be collected early in the morning on wet paths. Vypolzok suitable for catching big fish;
- manure worm or maggot – live in manure or humus. The most popular individuals in fishermen. Due to the sturdy skin, the worm clings tightly to the hook. It is characterized by a strong odor, has two color options: red-yellow, used for small fish, and brick-red, suitable for large individuals. Manure worms are sold at any fishing store;
- water duster – you can find it under the leaves of water lilies. It has an almost transparent body. Used for medium sized fish. Demand due to the fact that it is a familiar food for river residents;
- water worm – habitat is a wet soil near a water body or silt. It has a red-purple color, the body is rough, up to 20 cm long, 5 mm thick. The worm breaks well, so one piece is enough for a few casts;
- podlistnik – lives in the forest under fallen leaves. They prefer to be on the surface, so finding them is not difficult. The shamrock has a purple or red-blue color and soft skin. The dimensions are slightly larger than the dung beetle. It is necessary to press the worm hard, otherwise it will break. Like the water type can be torn into several parts. Suitable for perch fishing;
- green worm – can be found in the fat meadow soil, swamp. Green or gray colored worms sit well on a hook. They can be combined with other baits that are popular in specific reservoirs;
- iron ore – live in the soil with a high content of clay. Have a gray body with a dark head. In length reach 15 cm. Mined easily with a shovel. The body of ironstone is strong and keeps well on the hook. Suitable for predatory fish;
- marine – live in the depths of the salty estuaries. Externally, it is similar to earthworms. Sea worm is bought or dug from a depth of at least 30 cm;
- bloodworm – mosquito larva. Differs in bright red color and small size. You can buy it in special departments for anglers, and store in the refrigerator.
Any of these types of worms are easy to get by yourself or to buy in a store. Each has its own characteristics and ways to hook.
General nozzle rules
You can’t just pierce a worm with a sting and assume that it’s done. Need to adhere to some of the rules of this process.
- The nozzle should be strong, but gentle to the worm. After a puncture, he must remain alive and be mobile. That is what he attracts fish. Dung worms in this regard is not the most suitable option, because after sitting down on a hook.
- Easily broken individuals strung on the sting through to eliminate the possibility of slipping.
- The size of the bait should correspond to the thickness of the hook and the size of the fish mouth. When fishing for big fish you need to use a big worm or several small ones. Long worms are cut, but so that each part then moves.
- Leaving the long tip of the worm, you can lure a large fish, but small bite.
- It is necessary to set the worm on the entire hook, because fish will swallow it completely.
To increase the catch, you can add another type of bait to the worms. An important factor is the choice of rod for attachments of worms. This may be a classic float rod, spinning, donka, feeder.
Worm Attachment Techniques
Worms sit on a hook in various ways, focusing on the strength of their body. Seasoned anglers use the following nozzle methods:
- complete piercing of the worm along its body. This closes the hook and part of the fishing line. For fishing small fish, it is important that the sting does not stick out. This is not necessary to comply with the conditioner;
- bending in a bundle – in this case, several worms that make up a kind of movable “bundle” pile up on one hook;
- eight – with this method, the nozzles turn out loops, and the ends of the worm stick out in different directions;
- nozzle pieces – if the worm is very long it is cut into separate parts. Torn pieces exude a smell that attracts fish;
- sitting on the tackle – three hooks are used. The edge of the worm sits on the first sting, its middle on the second and end on the third;
- “Sandwich” – besides the worm is also used croup.
You can also dip a worm in a hemp or garlic extract that is pleasant for fish before attachment. The latter also will give the bait greater mobility.
How to put a worm on the hook, depending on the type of fish
The effectiveness of such bait as a worm may be maximum, and may decrease to zero. The fact is that different types of fish react differently to bait. It is important to know how to properly attach the worm so that the fish would want to eat them.
Worm for carp
Karas will like a dung or earthworm. It is important that its tip coils in the water, then large fish will be attracted. A bunch of small and medium-sized individuals will do. Small fish will bite into pieces. There are several ways to put a worm on a crucian:
- over the head with a long tail left;
- over the tip. The worm should not exceed 1 cm. You can use part of it;
- through the whole body by threading in several places.
You can soak the worm before fishing in mint or grass.
How to stick a worm on a bream hook
On bream fit worm beams. For night fishing fit slope. Their body is pierced at the beginning and in the middle. You can use the pieces, planted them in a chaotic manner. To bream did not break, a worm is pierced along with entering the fishing line. Increase the chances of a good catch of the rig. With any method, the sting should not look out.
How to stick a carp worm
Normal earthworms will do. The bait is pierced around the head, slightly down. Some punctures are made, and the sting is hidden in the rest of the tail. When fishing for feeder or donku, a “sandwich” of bait is used. Before throwing carp lure dough or maggots. In addition to corn, you can attach hair fastening attached to the end of the worm.
How to stick a worm for catfish
Som rather big fish and bait requires appropriate. Opt for large hooks and large worms. The best option would be creep. They are strung on a hook a few pieces at a time, an average of 2-4 individuals. Pierce them across the torso in such a way that the not pierced part hangs down in a loop. There are three options for the nozzle:
- on a tackle with two hooks;
- in combination with other live bait (locust, frog, leech, etc);
- in combination with vegetable components (corn, barley).
Care must be taken to not hang the ends of the worms, otherwise small fish will bite at the bait.
Conditions for proper storage of worms
Knowing how to properly worm a worm will not be enough if you neglect the conditions of their storage. From the moment of their acquisition or digging up to the moment of direct use as intended, the worms must remain alive. Worms can be placed in any container, the main thing is that it meets certain rules:
- had a lid with small openings for ingress of oxygen;
- the lid must close tightly so that the worms do not spread out;
- it is necessary to fill in the earth from the place where the bait came from.
Failure to comply with these rules will lead to the fact that the worms will lose their attractiveness, and the quality of the catch will noticeably decrease.