Keeping ragworm

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Keeping ragworm

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just been fishing , one blody eel...........any got loads of rag left....i heard that there was some good ways of keeping them alive.........suggestions please gentlemen............



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To be honest either use them quick or put them back over drink, they don't keep just die, tried "tanking" them and even with an air brick not successful

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Just stick them in some Newspaper and pop then in the fridge ;)
Can last for a fair few days, just make sure you remove any dead worm and keep an eye on the paper so that it doesnt get too damp.
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cheers mrix..tried keeping them in soft damp peat , got five days out of them..........will try news paper next time..........problem is i have to travel miles to get bait whilst i only fish fairly localy..........so im allways looking for ways to keep bait alive.........seems cold fridge and frequent news paper changes is the way to go............

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Its not the nicest method I guess and the wife might play up a bit :))
But with temperature that low it does help stop the decay process ;)
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i find putting the worms in a bait box, (plastic) they keep better and longer! rag and lug
hope this helps

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rag keep pretty well in a cat litter try covered in damp not wet seaweed or cat litter in a cold shed or fridge but remember to change this daly and remove any dead ones


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Post by bluelion »

cheers lads , and sue................im going on weds morn , will try different methods with what i have left over...........

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