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Snail Fly

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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

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