Our worms are fresh, fat, wiggly, squirmy and full of sass. Just how the fish love ‘em. And just how fishermen love ‘em. Relatively new to the Australian fishing scene, European Nightcrawlers (Eisennia Hortensis) have zoomed up the ranks to become the favourite breed of worm for fishing. Larger than common red composting worms and smaller than scrub worms, Nightcrawlers are the perfect size for fishing.