bloodweed worm

bloodweed worm n [bloodweed n] AL

= ragweed worm n.

1946 Birmingham News (AL) 31 Mar sec B 4/5, Didlake says it is the bait Hickman uses. It is a little inch-long worm they call bloodweed worm taken from the stalk of milkweed [sic]. This white worm is tough and alluring for bream. 1960 Ibid 21 Aug sec C 6/2, Ever try catalpa or blood-weed worms for bream? They’re both tough, free baits, and they’re especially noted for their taking ways.