Blue Navas by Marcelo Morales

Blue Navas by Marcelo Morales
Blue Navas by Marcelo Morales

Tied by: Marcelo Morales
Originated by: Marcelo Morales

Blue Navas streamer fly pattern recipe

Hook: Mustad 9575 #6
Thread: Black 8/0
Tag: Gold flat tinsel
Body: Kingfisher blue floss
Rib: Gold flat tinsel (tapered)
Throat: Jungle cock nails back to back
Wing: 2 brown hackles with white tips flaked by shorter white tip brown hackle that comes from Indian necks
Shoulder: Grizzly hen dyed kingfisher blue
Head: Black

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Marcelo Morales – I began fly fishing in the early seventies. Jorge Donovan and Bebe Anchorena were my mentors, they were fantastic casters and know the rivers intimately. Both were very good friends of Joe Brooks and it was from him that they learnt the way of the big streamers and monster browns. Just to make my life easier, I build bamboo rods and fish them a lot along my country. My mother paints watercolors, and my father painted with oils when he was young so I think fly fishing in my case is another form of art and I try to feel like an artist creating something unique every time I tie a fly, build a rod or fish.
Buenos Aires Anglers
[visit Marcelo’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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