Larry’s Special Carrie Stevens pattern tied by Scott Biron
Hook: Partridge Heritage Streamer #2 9x
Tag: Flat silver tinsel
Tail: Orange Ewing hen
Body: Black floss
Rib: Flat silver tinsel
Throat: Orange Ewing hen
Wing: 2 white Ewing hackles flanked on each side by a Ewing black hackle
Cheeks: Jungle cock
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 from Partridge Ambassador Scott Biron.Pattern Originator: Ora SmithPRO-Team member Scott Biron provides a tutorial for the Super Duper Streamer tied on a Partridge of Redditch CS5DE-5X Heritage Streamer.I don’t have a lot of information on the Super...
Words and images by Scott Biron.Tying the Brown Owl Fly: About once a year I sit down and tie up a handful of these flies. Usually, I end up with two and the friends I fish with are the beneficiaries of the remainder. This is a true New Hampshire pattern which was...
These are great examples of classic Maine Streamer Patterns - notice the sparseness of these flies. You can count the Bucktail Hairs because there are so few. These are great examples of not over-dressing a fly - less is more! The Cliff Leaner Tandem was a Bob Bibeau...