The McCullock Technique for collecting fishing worms: Drive a 3-foot stake 6-8 inches deep into the ground. Remove or disengage the chain from a chain saw. Rest the bottom of the running chainsaw on top of the stake. The worms will be coaxed from the soil by the vibration.
Raising Nightcrawlers could be one of the most meaningful things to do especially when you are not busy. Aside from the fact that they are both good as composting worms and fishing baits, they are also very adaptable making it easy for you to raise them.