Fly fish inSpainand make youdiscoverthebest fishing spotsof this wonderfulanddiverse country. That is my mission!
Afteryears of travelingto fishin many countriesof the world,Ihave realized thatSpainoffersan interestingvariety of fish species for the foreign fly fisherman both infresh andsalt waters.
To start, Spainisone of the cradlesoffly fishingin the world.First with the“Dialogue between a hunter anda fisher” by FernandoBasurto, published in 1539. Later, in 1624the“Manuscript ofAstorga” by Juan deBergarawas published.An essential brown trout fly tying book.
In addition tobrown trout, Spain (in some northern rivers)is home of thesouthernmostpopulation ofAtlantic Salmon. There are excellentrivers forsalmonfly fishingas theNarcea, SellaorCares.Moreover, sea trout, fromsummertake flies on surfacein the same waters,anddry flyfishingis areal treat!
Talking about warm water species, barbel is our real gem. All sight casting with dry flies or nymphs! It has become so popular thatthere are already manyforeign anglerswho cometoour country toenjoy fishingourGolden Bones (watch video). Carp, largemouth bass or northern pike, are some of the other attractive species, but, because of itsspectacularsize, is giant wels catfishin recentyears the fish who attracts more visitors