Worm grunting at the Apalachicola National Forest

236048
Date
1989-01
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Thirty-one color slides. Worm grunting is a way to attract worms to the surface in order to gather them for fishing bait. Traditionally, earthworms (specificaly the panhandle earthworm, Diplocardia mississippiensis) is said to be attracted by the gentle vibrations created by vocally grunting near t...
Type
Still Image
Item ID
S92-817 - S92-847

Leisure sports and fishing workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237440
Date
1989-05-28
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Sawin served as emcee. They discuss earthworm catching (including earthworm grunting), catching and selling gopher tortoises, types of fish bait, catching suckerfish, and other fishing folklore. They also disucss hunting, and alligator hunting, as well as insects and p...
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-82
Item ID
T89-83

Leisure sports and fishing workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237417
Date
1989-05-26
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
One reel to reel recording. Sawin served as emcee. They discuss earthworm catching (including earthworm grunting), catching and selling gopher tortoises, types of fish bait, catching suckerfish, and other fishing folklore.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-59
Item ID
T89-60

Leisure sports and fishing workshop at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival (Folklife Area Stage)

237430
Date
1989-05-27
Collection
Florida Folklife Collection
Description
Two reel to reel recordings. Sawin served as emcee. They discuss earthworm catching (including earthworm grunting), catching and selling gopher tortoises, types of fish bait, catching suckerfish, and other fishing folklore.
Type
Sound
Item ID
T89-71
Item ID
T89-72

Randall Mayo grunting for worms in the Apalachicola National Forest south of Bristol

123666
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS92817

Harvest gathered by worm grunter Brenda Hill in the Apalachicola National Forest south of Bristol

123672
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FS92836

People learning to grunt for worms at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida.

110707
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4829

Randy Terry grunting for worms at the 1989 Florida Folk Festival - White Springs, Florida.

110708
Date
1989
Collection
Florida Photographic Collection
Image Number
FA4830

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