snake fly


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snake fly

n
(Animals) any of various neuropterous insects of the family Raphidiidae, having an elongated thorax: order Megaloptera
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Mark Radcliff used a white snake fly to bag the week's best weighing 10lb while Lee Ashcroft was casting out a Diawl Bach when he hooked one that weighed 8.25lb.
Stuart Ryan failed to catch anything until almost lunchtime on his visit, but he went on to take a 10lb 12oz trout on a black snake fly and another of almost 4lb before returning a couple more.
Knitsley: Hothead Buzzers, Snake Fly, Bloodworm, Shipman's Buzzer.
Clint Hallam from Longnewton caught an excellent 12lb rainbow on a Snake Fly, while Paul Green, over from Wigan, landed one of 13lb on a Black and Blue Buzzer.
Mark Radcliffe used a blue flash damsel for his 5.25lb rainbow and after banking a 5.25lb rainbow that had taken the same fly Rob Sweet switched to a white snake fly and caught the week's heaviest weighing 6lb.
Clint Hallam from Longnewton had one of 12lb on a Snake Fly; Paul Green from Wigan had a 13-pounder on a Blue/Black Buzzer; V Henry from Whitley Bay had a 10lb in a bag of 12; and Jack Henderson of South Shields netted one of 10lb from the Albert Lake.
JUBILEE TROUT LAKES 01388 772611 / SatNav DL2 2UH The sport on offer has been very good with the top patterns as follows: Dawson's Olive, Snake Fly, Daddy, CdC Hoppers, Adams and Shuttlecock Buzzers.
Andrew Bufton with a 7.5lb rainbow trout he caught on a snake fly at Papermill Trout Fishery
Sharpley: Black Buzzer, Pinky, Single-strand Bloodworm, Black/ White Zonker, Black Fly, Blobs, Floating Fry, Snake Fly.
Andrew Bufton used a snake fly to catch a 7.5lb rainbow and Alan Burns banked one of 7.25lb after it fell for a zonker pattern fly.
Jubilee: Dawson's Olive, Snake Fly, Daddy, CdC Hoppers, Adams, Shuttlecock Buzzers.
Keith Cox, Paul Elsworthy, Ken Pascoe and John Gunter all caught four fish by adding minky, Montana nymphs and snake fly to the patterns on offer.