River Mera (Italy) fly fishing
For fly fishermen located in the north Italian metropolis of Milan, one of the obvious fly fishing possibilities is the river Adda, winding its way through a beautiful valley with pictoresque villages and excellent local food. In fact, I always wanted to try my luck there, since the Adda valley is located only little more then an hours drive from Milan. The trip was various times planned and then postponed, but some beautiful May weekend, I finally got there. Unfortunately, once in the little office in Sondrio, where they sell the fishing permits, I am confronted with the disappointing news that the Adda is in high water and practically unfishable. I was just about to give up my fishing plans and concentrate on the local ‘cucina’ instead, when an italian fisherman suggested to try the Mera, tributary to the Adda….