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from Spain about blue flies
by Alfredo Fernández
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)
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