According to my knowledge, in fly fishing 'bloodworm' may refer to three different things: 1) Red midge larvae, 2) reddish coloured freshwater annelids (aquatic oligochaetes that are the freshwater analogs of terrestrial earthworms) including tubifex worms (sold as 'bloodworm' in frozen blocks to feed aquarium fish), and then 3) the well known marine bloodworm (a [...]


I must admit that I am quite a carp addict...After many years of bait fishing for carp, I discovered how to catch these fish on tiny leadhead jigs called "loodkoppies" in standard South African artlure terms. The whole carp craze evolved to catching them on a fly rod with unweighted "loodkoppies", which I later learned [...]


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