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Angleworm on a size #10 Owner Mosquito hook, or nose-hook a Bobby Garland Baby Shad on a size #8 Eagle Claw baitholder.
He had critiqued fakery and dishonest writing in Green Hills of Africa a decade earlier, calling New York writers (and critics) "angleworms in a bottle, trying to derive knowledge and nourishment from their own contact and from the bottle" (GHOA 21); these writers suffer from writing "when there is nothing to say or no water in the well" (23).
They know all the angles, which is probably why they call them angleworms.
Genz baits up with angleworms, waxworms, panfish leeches, or plastics.
The radioactive substance was detected in indoor-farmed seema salmon fed with angleworms and other aquatic organisms with high cesium levels, according to officials at Fukushima Prefecture's inland water fisheries experiment station in the town of Inawashiro.
The experiments, conducted last August and from December to January this year, involved feeding the salmon with angleworms and aquatic insects collected from the no-entry zone and its vicinity around the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, as well as mixed feed made with common skete, a type of ray, caught in sea waters off the prefecture.
They had come a long difficult journey, and now when the journey was nearly finished, and they learned that the main thing they had come for had ceased to exist, they didn't do as horses or cats or angleworms would probably have done-turn back and get at something profitable-no, anxious as they had before been to see the miraculous fountain, they were as much as 40 times as anxious now to see the place where it used to be.
Swartz and Henry went in an alley and dug angleworms.
After enjoying a day of fishing on one of the many lakes in the author's home state, you wonder what to do with left-over angleworms. Should you throw them into the nearby woods?
Beal (1915) examined the stomach contents of 551 eastern hermit thrushes from throughout the species' range and documented that 64.5 percent of the stomach contents consisted of animal matter mostly insects, 55.7 percent; spiders, 7.5 percent; miscellaneous animals such as sowbugs, snails, and angleworms made up the balance of the animal matter, 1.3 percent.
Known as angleworms, dewworms, gardenworms, nightcrawlers, rainworms, ground, and red worms, earthworms are especially plentiful in old lawns and wild grasslands.
I didn't tell my friend what he ate were last week's angleworms, unless maybe it was the bloodsuckers.
Similarly, the much derided passages of literary pontification--his blowzy dismissals of critics as "angleworms"--aren't egotistical bombast but "an elaborate oration ...
This dysenteric discourse--which takes place just before a lunch specified as "Grant's gazelle chops, mashed potatoes, green corn, and then mixed fruit for-dessert" (29)--also regales its readers with a bizarre menu of food metaphors, beginning with Kandinsky's Heinz ketchup, moving to "plums in a pudding" and his criticism of the raisin-like "small, dried" (20) Unitarians, taking in writers in New York City, "[a]ll angleworms in a bottle, trying to derive ...