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  • n. Plural form of hellgrammite (alternative spelling of hellgramites).


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  • Aspnum gave birth to Charrsid worms laughed themselves into consorts garage doors snagged their own eyelids shoe boxes climbed all the poles hellgrammites danced in the cupboard tug boats shrugged their conceits cowslips died of anemia


  • You can collect your own by wading out into knee-deep, medium-fast current and holding a screen to the bottom, while a partner shuffles along upstream, dislodging hellgrammites that in turn drift into the screen.

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  • River smallmouths bite any number of baits but show the most enthusiasm for hellgrammites, the larvae of dobsonflies.

    Rivers of Bronze

  • It's also tough to find one more effective, especially if the waters you fish contain big, gray nymphs like dragonflies or hellgrammites.

    Trout Fishing MVP's--Nymphs and Wets

  • Smallmouth bass were hitting, with some anglers using hellgrammites taken from the stream. - News

  • The most memorable and terrifying of the baits were the hellgrammites. Local Breaking News

  • We had spring branches -- whether the "spring" was because they flowed from springs or flowed mainly in spring and tended to dry up come summer might be something to look into -- but when they flowed they flowed into cricks where we swam and caught shiners and crawdads and tadpoles; and also hellgrammites for bait for bigger fish in bigger cricks and the river.

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