night crawler

noun Chiefly Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
an earthworm.

1920–25, Americanism

See earthworm. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Then somebody would probably catch it on a night crawler.
Tip the lure with bait such as a meal worm or night crawler.
Also try fishing with a night crawler off the bottom or with a bobber.
For the lunkers, try large crank baits in the shallows or along the shoreline, or bounce a night crawler rig slowly on the bottom.
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