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Fly fishers are apt to sneer at worm-fishing as a thing so simple that any one may succeed in it.-their notions of it being that it is practised either when the waters are swollen after rain, or with a float and sinkers in some deep pool; and it is not surprising that with such ideas of it, they should hold it in contempt. Worm-fishing is only worthy of the name of sport, when practised in streams inhabited by wary trout when they are low and clear. The anglers who despise worm-fishing would quickly discover their mistake if brought to a small clear water on a warm sunny day in June or July.