Bass Gear & Accessories Lures Evergreen International Bow Worm Ned Kehde January 13th, 2014 | More From Ned Kehde Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Evergreen International of Japan has begun to export its Bow Worm to American anglers. And one veteran Midwest finesse angler suggested that we should post a brief gear-guide blog about the four- and six-inch Bow Worm, including a few words about how Japanese finesse anglers employ them. The Bow Worm possesses a bulky torso that is encircled with a series of opposite-facing ribs and topped with a spear-shaped tail. It is, also, endowed with a long egg sack. According to the folks at Evergreen International, the Bow Worm was designed to vibrate more and displace more water than other soft-plastic worms. One of the favorite ways that Japanese anglers wield the four- and six-inch Bow Worm is on a neko rig. To assemble a neko rig, anglers insert a nail style-weight into the head of the worm and affix a small, short-shank hook in the middle of the worm’s torso. Some anglers utilize hooks as small as a No. 2 Nogales Mosquito hook. Neko is the Japanese word for cat. Japanese finesse anglers say the neko rig traverses the bottom of a lake the way a cat often uses its paw to scratch the ground or a litter box, and these anglers regulate how it moves by using nail style-weights that range in size from 1/96 of an ounce to 1/16 of an ounce. It is manufactured in 10 colors: Amber-R/ER; Bluegill; Cinnamon-BL/SL; Cola; Green Pumpkin; Green Pumpkin-BK; June Bug/Brown Craw; Muddy Craw; Sweetfish; and White/Clear-SL. A package of 15 four-inch Bow Worms and 10 six-inch Bow Worms retails for $11.99. The American distributor for Evergreen International is Baitdomain. Anglers can write to Baitdomain at 3327 Perrydale Ct, Medford, Or 97501, call them at 541-951-1437, e-mail them at firstname.lastname@example.org, and examine their website at http://www.evergreenusa-bd.com. Endnotes For more information about employing the neko rig, please read this blog http://www.in-fisherman.com/2011/10/29/the-neko-rig/ Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+ Share0 Tweet Email Load Comments ( ) Don’t forget to sign up! Get the Top Stories from In-Fisherman Delivered to Your Inbox Every Week Even More Midwest Finesse Show More Get the In-Fisherman Newsletter FREE! Get the top stories delivered right to your inbox every week. Best Fishing Times: Solunar CalendarRead Now! Advertisement LIKE WHAT YOU'RE READING? Get 8 issues for the low price of just $8! Subscribe!