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Saturday, June 04, 2005

No Nukes is Good Nukes?

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is considering banning the use of the nuclear worm (Namalycastis sp.) as bait, according to this story in The Bay Journal. The report says officials are wary after problems with invasive snakehead fish and are looking closely at regulating any imported bait. Some bait shops have already stopped selling the worms, while others have noted demand is high for this large, cheap hook-baiting option.



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