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snag

 (snăg)
n.
1. A rough, sharp, or jagged protuberance, as:
a. A dead or partly dead tree that is still standing.
b. A tree or a part of a tree that is sunken in or protrudes above a body of water and is a danger to navigation.
c. A snaggletooth.
d. A short or imperfectly developed branch of a deer's antler.
2. A break, pull, or tear in fabric.
3. An unforeseen or hidden obstacle or difficulty: Our plans for the party have hit a snag.
v. snagged, snag·ging, snags
v.tr.
1. To tear, break, hinder, or destroy by or as if by a snag: snagged a stocking on a splinter.
2. Informal To catch or obtain quickly or unexpectedly: snagged a ground ball; snagged a bargain.
3. To free of snags: snagged the river.
4. To catch (a fish), especially by hooking in a place other than its mouth.
v.intr.
To be damaged by a snag: His sweater snagged on a tree branch.

[Of Scandinavian origin.]

snag′gy adj.

snaggy

(snæɡɪ)
adj, -gier or -giest
having sharp protuberances
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It soon became clear that my killer float rig wasn't suited to the gently shelving, snaggy coast nearby - it was designed for fishing deeper water off the rocks.
Short casts keep the lure up off bottom with an 18- to 20-inch dropper to a cylindrical or pencil-style drop-shot weight or in snaggy areas, a slinky.
Fishing with weights in this kind of snaggy terrain will cost you a lot of time in re-rigging.
Running like an immense rip in the earth, a snaggy line of dizzying clefts and crags traced the mountains' edge.
Going backwards we can produce 34 six-letter words: DUALLY, KNAGGY, KNARRY, KNOLLY, MEALLY, QUAGGY, QUARRY, SHAGGY, SHEAFY, SHELFY, SHELLY, SHERRY, SHOALY, SNAGGY, SNEERY, SNELLY, SNIFFY, SNUFFY, STAGGY, STARRY, STEELY, STILLY, STUFFY, STUGGY, THEALL, THEORY, WHALLY, WHEELY, WHERRY, WHIFFY, WHILLY, WHIRRY, WHOLLY, and WOOLLY.
Unfortunately, disarrangement as one of our people weaknesses, cause they postpone a job and finally ask for help from family members who do not have sufficient proficiency and deliver a snaggy low quality task.
He caught most of his fish in the centre of the river, casting over a snaggy area.
Well, I made it to the Double Bull blind without any major incident--like falling down--crossing the snaggy, brush-hogged field and up the narrow little draw.