If you saw a sign that said “worms for sale,” you might think you stumbled into an alternate reality. Worms for sale? How could that be? Who on earth would actually want to buy worms? Even if an advertisement promised “cheap worms for sale” or even “free worms,” you still may think it would be crazy to take someone up on this offer.
In just one day, red wiggler worms can consume organic material equivalent to their body weight to produce castings equal to 75% of their body weight. Red wiggler worms can convert organic materials into high quality humus, which will provide gardens with earthworm castings, which is considered a complete (and powerful) natural fertilizer.
There are a wide variety of artificial and plastic worms on the market that can be just as effective as live bait. Although there are many artificial and plastic worm retailers to choose from, one of the world’s top artificial worm retailers is Mann’s Bait Company.
The bristles or “setae” of the bristleworm are so tough that they can penetrate skin, causing a painful “sting.” Depending on the type of bristleworm, the sting can cause burning, inflammation, numbness, pain, redness, and swelling at the bite or sting site.
Believe it or not, the market for bait worms is huge in the U.S. and in most other parts of the world. It is estimated that in the state of Maine alone, more than 200 tons of bait worms are produced each year and in the UK, more than 700 tons are produced each year for both commercial and personal use.
The term blood worms covers two categories: those that are insect larvae and those classified as true worms. Both are called bloodworms because they have a blood-like substance in their bodies. Many fish species find either type of blood worm simply irresistible!