Mollidgewock Brook

Partridge CS17-9X #4 Heritage Streamer Hook can be tied in smaller sizes also

Tag: Copper flat tinsel

Butt: Three turns of ostrich herl
Body: Copper flat tinsel
Rib: Copper oval tinsel (leading edge) Black ultra-wire small (trailing edge)
Belly: Sparse white bucktail beyond the bend of the hook, orange dyed GPC almost to the hook point
Wing: Sparse black bucktail, over which are 4 burnt orange Ewing streamer feathers
Throat: Black hen followed by white hen Shoulder: Lemon wood duck
Eye: Jungle cock nailTopping: 2 Peacock herls curving over the wing
Head: Black
Mollidgewock Brook

Mollidgewock Brook created and tied by Scott Biron

This streamer pattern is on a Partridge Heritage Streamer Hook using some specially dyed Ewing burnt orange streamer feathers. Named after a feeder brook to the Androscoggin River in the 13 Mile Woods area of Errol, NH. The Androscoggin River is a historic river that holds Brook, Rainbow, Brown Trout and Landlock Salmon. If one is lucky they can get one of each in one day resulting in an “Andro Home Run”.

Scott A. Biron

Scott A Biron

Scott Biron cut his teeth learning to tie flies and fly fish back in the1960s in the North County of New Hampshire. He has fished many of the streams north of Route 26 in NH and his favorite the 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

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