Can’t I just use normal composting worms for fishing? No way … composting worms just won’t cut it. Red/Tiger worms, which are sold as composting worms, are the species Eisinea Fetida. The Fetida in the name stands for foul stench. Apart from the obvious size difference compared to European Nightcrawlers, when you pierce a composting worm with your hook, it emits a stinky liquid that actually deters fish, rather than attracts them.
What’s the best way to bait my worm on the hook? Fishermen have debated this hot topic for years! Our recommendation? Thread twice through the head to let the tail wriggle like mad and attract the fish. But others swear by threading three times, and some by threading from head to tail along the hook. However you choose to bait your hook, you’ll bait better with a Nightcrawler.
What’s your Guaranteed Live Delivery? We rely on a third party shipper (Australia Post) to get your worms to you fast. But things can sometimes go wrong after your package leaves our control. If you have any issues once your worms arrive, simply shoot us a text or email with a pic and we’ll either replace your worms or credit your account. Whichever you choose. That’s our guarantee.
Can I use Jan Juc Fishing Worms European Crawlers in both fresh and estuary/brackish water? Absolutely! That’s the beauty of these top-notch worms – their versatility. They’re even used for ice water fishing in Canada where, despite near freezing water temperatures, they stay wriggling on the hook for extended periods. We’ve personally used them to catch Bream in many estuaries along the Surf Coast.
How long will my worms live after I’ve received them? European Nightcrawlers have a longer storage life than any other fishing bait worm. After your fishing trip, you can pop them in the fridge where they’ll hibernate for up to 3 months. Without refrigeration, you can keep them in temps of 4-25˚C for up to 4 weeks.