from Spain about blue flies

by Alfredo Fernández
(León, Spain)

Dear Friends,

Old european manuscripts like Tegernseer Angel- und Fischbüchlein. (Tegernsee Fisching Advice, ca 1500) describe recipes with blue silk flies.

Here in Spain, in León (the homeland of Coq de Leon feathers and of Manuscrito de Astorga ) was a subrealist thing... But Czech Flyfishers are coming and caught a lot of trout with "blue" flies.


I have your blue yarn and will try here in Northwest Spain and in Austria.


(Yes, for Salmon we had in Asturias always blue flies)

Best Regards

J.Alfredo Fernández

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