Once you are there you will see blog at the top left of the page under the heading: - â¦ don’t read it… haters gonna hate it but my field of fucks is barren. If the worm are looking a bit floppy bounce them in your hand a couple of times before hooking them. 2007 species: (26)Codling,Whiting,Dab,Flounder,Silver Eel L S D, Twaite Shad Pollock,Herring,Coalfish,Ballan, Corkwing,Sea Scorpion,Poor Cod,Pouting,Dover Sole,Rockling (5b),Mackerel,Scad ,Launce,Goby,BASS,conger,Plaice,Tompot Blenny,Common Blenny. One or two big runnidown worms tipped off with whiteworm or clam is a classic North East cod bait that takes some beating. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. Wednesday, 10 December 2008. Quote; Zone Abundance Bibiki Bay: Common Buburimu Peninsula: Common Valkurm Dunes: Common Excavating. The right had existed since time immemorial, Lord â¦ 80 worms and hour without breaking sweat. England 1974. Here on the West Coast if we want lug we have to dig it ourselves and I am frequently asked by novices how to … Continue reading → Posted in bait , bait collection , lugworm , Uncategorized | Tagged bait collection , baits , lugworm | Leave a comment Itâs worth investing in a good quality fork because it has to take quite a bit of abuse. 2007 Species - (22) Bass, Dab, Flounder, Thornback Ray, Black Bream, Silver Eel, Codling , Cod, Rockling, Coalfish, Whiting, Dogfish, Conger eel, Pouting, Pollack, Poor Cod, Mackeral, Herring, Goby, Ballan Wrasse, Corkwing Wrasse, Launce. Also, make sure the handle length suits your body height. Lugworm (Fishing Tackle) All Races. The technique for digging black lug with a spade is to start digging about 18 ins to 2ft from the cast gradually deepening the hole so that by the time you reach the cast you are about 2 ft deep. By piling mud you can prevent water draining back into the dug hole, so your fork can still work the compacted sand and mud and you can easily spot the worms. The day before you intend to use the worms put them into some dry newspaper. When the tide goes out, coiled 'casts' can be found at the tail end of lugworm burrows. Born in England I moved to Ireland’s West Coast to take care of my parents and Â fell in love with the wildness of the Burren and it’s miles of unspoilt coastline. when you dig lug at spurn, how far down do you have to go before you can start digging. Top. I had thought about including a section about the life of the lug but most of us aren’t that interested. Thousands of good sized worm casts (swirls of mud) are visible close to the shoreline and the mud is relatively sound. âOne lugworm and a thin strip of squid will not get very far in a seething maelstrom of a sea where the tide is screaming through and you have other anglers all around you.â âWhenever we fished this popular jetty, I got the job of digging up the lugworm on the beach, â¦ If you get any rag at the same time they need to be separated aswell. I partially fill the larger bucket with water, this helps you sort the worm and stops the bucket blowing away on windy days. Postby elvis136 » Fri Jul 27, 2007 7:09 am, Postby Big Kev » Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:17 am, Postby elvis136 » Fri Jul 27, 2007 9:23 am, Postby gmonkman » Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:30 am, Postby lee boulton » Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:38 am, Postby elvis136 » Fri Jul 27, 2007 10:56 am, Postby Big Kev » Fri Jul 27, 2007 11:52 am, Postby Lee the chef » Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:17 pm, Postby elvis136 » Fri Jul 27, 2007 12:41 pm, Postby Big Kev » Fri Jul 27, 2007 1:21 pm, Postby Limanda » Fri Jul 27, 2007 1:29 pm, Postby elvis136 » Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:32 pm, Postby Lee the chef » Fri Jul 27, 2007 2:43 pm, Postby elvis136 » Fri Jul 27, 2007 3:11 pm, Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 0 guests, This section is for all your questions about baits...how to collect,store,prepare,use e.t.c, anyone suggest a place i can try out blow lug & black lug pumping on the wirral, but a place i dont need waders for??? STAINLESS STEEL SEA FISHING BAIT PUMP LUGWORM RAGWORM 22mm/28mm or 50mm dia.. We Dispatch the same working day and hold over 10000 item in stock, buy today fish tomorrow. Adult lugworms of the coast of Europe (e.g., A. marina) attain lengths of about 23 cm (9 Wednesday, 10 December 2008. One thing that did surprise me was that lug don’t reach sexual maturity until around 2 years old, and depending on whose research you read are thought to live between 5 and 10 years. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. when you dig lug at spurn, how far down do you have to go before you can start digging. Welsh lug is the most sought after in the UK and is known for its extra large size. Lug depth can start of from just a few inches to about four feet. Because they are more common for a start and inhabit a wider area of any beach. This method usually results in more whole and invariably larger worms. Common or blow lug are easier to dig as they are often found in clusters. Black Lugworm are a great bait for many species of fish, perhaps most notably Cod (hopefully of the giant variety!) ‘One lugworm and a thin strip of squid will not get very far in a seething maelstrom of a sea where the tide is screaming through and you have other anglers all around you.’ ‘Whenever we fished this popular jetty, I got the job of digging up the lugworm on the beach, … Most of you will be familiar with using lug and seeing lug casts on the beach. Lugworm, (genus Arenicola), any of several marine worms (class Polychaeta, phylum Annelida) that burrow deep into the sandy sea bottom or intertidal areas and are often quite large. Edit. History Talk (1) Share. ... dig the worm out of the sand. Where lugworm are more scattered digging individually is the way to go. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. planning to go this saturday, Why go to Wirral from St.Helens when there`s lug at Formby/Ainsdale. Black lug are usually dug on big spring low tides and are usually lifted one at a time, although occasionally you may be able to trench two or three out of a single hole before moving to find another cast. Showing 1 - 100 of 223. Digging Lugworm Individually. Dig straight down the hole until the tail of the worm is located. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Blow lugworm live in U shaped burrows with a cast on one end and a blow hole on the other. It is possible to get a strike rate of at least 60 lugworms an hour digging in this manner and surprisingly it is easier on the back. Could any one tell me how to dig black lug,as i am not that good with pump yet and need to get some by sunday for some bassing at formby.Can dig the blow lug till the cows come home, just nether new how to dig the black lug ta for any advice. Fisherman digging for lugworms in Herne Bay, Kent. Zone Abundance Korroloka Tunnel: ( Log Out / 5 posts â¢ Page 1 of 1 Put any damaged worms into the smaller container and the good ones into the main container. Dont get hot and can swim back. You just gotta make sure you get back on the next bank back before the tide floods, dosnt half race in there!! The Loop (Games) Do you like this video? Oiled lugworm Vac packed in packs of 10 using a high-quality fish oil. Before you set out you will need at Fork , a bucket and a tide table, there is no point looking for lug at high tide and on many beaches a digging window of a couple of hours is all you will get. This will toughen them up. thanks rica-t rica-t, Sep 26, 2016 #1. Could any one tell me how to dig black lug,as i am not that good with pump yet and need to get some by sunday for some bassing at formby.Can dig the blow lug till the cows come home, just nether new how to dig the black lug ta for any advice. Also Neap tides cut down the open times so keep an eye on the size of the tide as well as the time. When you get to this stage, dig the worm out in one go if possible. Lug is effective for most species, but whiting and flatfish show a particular liking. There are many reasons for this, weather, air pressure temperature and type of lug are just a few. On clean sand a trenching spade is good but you are more likely to split the worms until you get used to it. Bait digging for lugworms walking towards digging area north norfolk coast UK November; Fishermen digging for Lug worms Southend on Sea, Pier Essex. Read it…. 80 worms and hour without breaking sweat. Top. ( Log Out / Lug depth can start of from just a few inches to about four feet. HOMER SYKES; Two fishermen digging for lugworms to use as fish bait in Herne Bay, England, Kent, UK. Our fresh lugworm is sourced locally in North Wales by myself a full-time bait digger. i go to formby for blow and black lug and i dont have waders, just wellies. elvis136. The lugworm or sandworm (Arenicola marina) is a large marine worm of the phylum Annelida.Its coiled castings are a familiar sight on a beach at low tide but the animal itself is rarely seen except by those who, from curiosity or to use as fishing bait, dig the worm out of the sand.. DANNY explained that working a bank in a gully was the easiest way to dig for small harbour worms and he showed Dean how to use a standard garden fork to carefully extract them. Black lug is regarded as superior to blow for cod. Here on the West Coast if we want lug we have to dig it ourselves and I am frequently asked by novices how to â¦ Continue reading â Posted in bait , bait collection , lugworm , Uncategorized | Tagged bait collection , baits , lugworm | Leave a comment If you can find one the best forks are flat tyned potato forks, they are more suitable for moving large quantities of sand. One or two big runnidown worms tipped off with whiteworm or clam is a classic North East cod bait that takes some beating. Common or blow lug are easier to dig as they are often found in clusters. Philthecod Holderness Coast Fishing Forum. If many casts are close together it is possible to âtrenchâ for the worms. Find a suitable cast on a bit of dry beach and then dig alongside the cast. You then carefully pare the sand away, cutting through the worms vertical burrow, until hopefully you can see the tail of the worm. Dont throw damaged worms away they can make great baits, but as was stated earlier they will sour the water and kill off any healthy worm. Look for areas with casts that are slightly thicker, these are usually the better worms. Look for areas with casts that are slightly thicker, these are usually the better worms. Craig Butler, shore fishing guide, shows you how to dig and collect worms for fishing. fantastic stuff!! Blow / Common Lug - Black Lug - Yellow Tails / Runnydowns Whichever type of lugworm you use, they are probably the most favourite cod bait to use in the winter months. Broken worm need to be used as quickly as possible but good worm can keep for up to a couple of weeks, although at some times of year they may only last a few days. Worm need to be kept in the fridge. I am by no means an expert, I don’t dig for commercial gain, just so I have enough lug for bait. 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