Login / Register UK Christmas Delivery: 1-3 Day Items - Order by Fri 19th; 1-2 Week items - Order by Sun 14th - Orders for both will be split into two deliveries

My Shopping Basket

Snail Fly

This fly is one of our library flies which we do not stock.

We do supply this fly for trade customers, for orders of 10 doz or more. Please contact us for more information.

Similar Flies in Stock

About the Snail Trout Fly

Great mid summer pattern to have in ones flybox for when the Trout are feeding on floating snails. Varying in from lentil up to large pea in size, . Floating Line, a long leader and a little patients, watch the line for the take - usually a gentle draw.

Expert Tip:

Its a rare occurrence when the snails float to the surface, but truly superb but when it does happen. Times like this Trout are usually oblivious to all other food but snails.

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 too three turn of peacock herl
  • Finish : Varnish all over

Comments from other fly fishermen

Currently there are no comments about the Snail fly pattern from other fly fishermen yet.

Sign-in to make a comment

To make a comment, please sign-in or register securely with us.