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SHERRY KUGHN: Long live the worm

We anglers know how excited we are when we decide to go fishing. We grab our equipment and head toward a lake. Then we ask, “Where can we get worms?” Not many stores have a worm department.

Searching for worms is a new problem for me because one of my sisters recently bought a lake just off Alabama 9. She and I aren’t serious anglers. We love sitting on the bank and doing what we call “feeding the bream.” We mostly catch tiny bream, at least those that do not have lips capable of eating a worm without biting the hook. Many in this lake do, and some are so tiny they cannot pull the bobber under the water. As we fish, we relax and talk and shush each other whenever we get a nibble. We squeal when we reel in even the tiniest fish.