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Re: NFC: fathead minnows and other live food info

In a message dated 7/23/99 11:34:25 PM Central Daylight Time, 
heavymetal99 at excite_com writes:

 Hmm, and I thought earthworms came to the surface during rain storms so they
 wouldn't drown in the saturated soil.
 If they can spend days submerged in water, why do they surface in wet
 weather? >>
They come to the surface because its much easier to find each other.  They're 
looking to co-mingle their genes.  Movement is easier than underground, and 
they don't dry out, at least not until morning.