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Offline Karen W.

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Well as a child if it did not rain in the summer an me brother wanted to go fishing the

next day we would turn on the sprinklers and run the water all night,in about a 20 ft

perimeter! Then the first thing in the morning, right before light, we would shut the

water off, take flashlights out and pick up all the night crawlers off the surface where

we had watered... There were tons.. Why do they come to the surface after watering or

rain like that??? ;)


 

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Why does water or rain bring nightcrawlers to the surface?
« Reply #1 on: 23/11/2007 01:17:26 »
Umm this may be a silly question. What are night crawlers?
 

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Why does water or rain bring nightcrawlers to the surface?
« Reply #2 on: 23/11/2007 02:09:47 »
They are great big fat large long lushous gooey worms tat are great fish bait! LOL!
 

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Why does water or rain bring nightcrawlers to the surface?
« Reply #3 on: 23/11/2007 02:46:50 »
They do not want to drown, seriously. With the soil saturated with water - no oxygen.
 

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Why does water or rain bring nightcrawlers to the surface?
« Reply #4 on: 23/11/2007 05:04:34 »
Gosh that did not even occur to me... Oh my gosh I was drowing the worms before we realled them! OHHHHH! Thanks Jimbob.. I can't believe I did not think of that that is rather logical McCoy! LOL!
 

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