One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The soft-bodied, aquatic larva of a caddisfly, often used as fishing bait.
- ‘Many fly fishers have used the Pott flies and feel they are a good caddis imitation for both the caddis worm and the emerging caddis pupa.’
- ‘Eurasian dippers usually feed on the larvae of aquatic insects like caddis worms and beetles.’
- ‘Or you may have a lot of red mites or caddis worms in your pond - they love to eat amphibian eggs.’
- ‘We could fish for tiddlers or caddis worms, paddle or swim, make camps or bird watch - the fields were ours.’
- ‘Speaking of caddis worms there are still a lot of them crawling around out there.’
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