Published Aug 18. 2021 - 1 year ago
Updated or edited Aug 30. 2021

Bigfoot Floating Snail

Peter Dobbs's floating snail pattern is a quick, easy tie that works wonders when fish are switched on to floating snails. When you encounter one of those days, the fish feel like they are full of marbles it's time to tie on a Bigfoot snail which will almost certainly outperform more complicated imitations. Either fished singly or washing line style with a black and peacock spider on the dropper with no retrieve, expect takes to be long definite draws much like fishing a static buzzer.

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This pattern appears in Bob Church's Guide to New Fly Patterns which is available here

Materials list
Hook: Kamasan B170 size 10 or 12
Thread: Uni 8/0 in black
Body: Peacock herl
Foot: Yellow ethafoam

Martin Joergensen

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