Body: red floss
Rib: silver tinsel
Belly: 6 peacock herls past the bend of the hook, sparse white bucktail past the bend of the hook
Wing: 2 Ewing orange saddles with 2 Ewing blue saddles outside of them and slightly shorter than the orange
Shoulders: brown gray partridge breast feathers
Throat: orange then blue hackle fibers
Cheeks: jungle cock
The Blue Devil has a number of versions. This is just one but they all that great colouring. The blending of the orange and blue when wet really make this fly a fish catcher.
Scott A Biron
Scott Biron cut his teeth learning to tie flies and fly fish back in the 1960s in the North County of New Hampshire. He has fished many of the streams North of Route 26 in NH and his beloved Androscoggin River. Scott is an active fly tying instructor for NH Fish & Game and is popular tying and instructing in national, international and regional shows. He was awarded a 2017 NH Traditional Arts Apprenticeship Grant and studied fly tying including Traditional New England Streamer patterns and progressed to Classic Salmon Flies. Since then he has become a Master Artist in the Traditional Arts Program. He had an apprentice working under him during 2021.
Scott has a strong interest in historical NH fly tyers and their lost patterns and has published, researched, instructed as well as demonstrated many of these lost NH fly patterns. He enjoys instructing individuals of all ages in the art of fly tying and is known for including the history of these tyers and their flies in his instruction. Scott is considered an expert on large group instruction and offers dozens of classes year round. Each year he is an volunteer instructor at NH Fish & Game's Camp Barry's Fish Camp where he instructs over 50 campers in fly tying and fly fishing. Scott is a member of the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild, an Ambassador for the American Museum of Fly Fishing. He is a regular contributor to the Fly Dressers Guild Journal and the NH Wildlife Journal. Scott is on the Partridge of Redditch, Sprite Hooks, Cortland, Riversmith and Ewing Feather Birds Pro Teams. He is on the Ambassador Pro Team for HMH Vises. Ewing has come out with a signature series line of feathers under Scott’s name.
New London, New Hampshire USA
More From Scott:
Words and images by Partridge ambassador Scott Biron. Pattern originated by Jim Warner.PRO-Team member Scott Biron provides us with a tutorial for tying the Super Winnipesaukee Tandem Streamer!The Blood and Guts Streamer, developed by Ken Welch, tied by Scott...
Words and images by Partridge ambassador Scott Biron PRO-Team member Scott Biron provides us with a tutorial for tying the Blood and Guts Streamer Pattern.The Blood and Guts Streamer, developed by Ken Welch, tied by Scott Biron.Fly patterns have a wide variety of...
Words and images by Partridge ambassador Scott Biron PRO-Team member Scott Biron provides us with a tutorial for tying the Guide's Special Streamer. The Guide's Special Streamer, tied by Scott Biron.This fly is one of those simple patterns that has an interesting...