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About the Snail Trout Fly


Snails can make a great mid to late summer pattern and can be fished either as a floating snail or let them sink when conditions cause fish to sit at the bottom.

If you notice snails floating on the surface use a Floating Line and a long leader and watch the line for the take, usually a gentle draw.

Snails can varying from lentil up to large pea in size.

Expert Tip:

Fly Fishing is all about imitating the food source of the fish so if you notice your catches have been eating snails, try using snails as bait.



Creator of this trout fly: Cliff Henry

Tier of this trout fly: Mandy Shelvey

Country of origin for this trout fly: England

This trout fly is designed to be fished on Dams & Reservoirs, Still Water fish

Dressings

  • Hook : 10-14.
  • Under Body : Cork, flat top, creating the pad and then shape to suit.
  • Body covering : Bronze peacock herl stripped.
  • Pad : Two to three turns of peacock herl.
  • Finish : Varnish all over.

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