This Rangley style streamer can be used trolling or casting on dark cloudy days. The fly was originated in 1965 and tied using a wood duck shoulder which became popular for many trolling flies.

This fly can also be used as an attractor fly. Its important not to overdress these streamers.

Layer the materials in building a gradual taper toward the head of the fly. Wood duck shoulders should be about 1/3 of the wing.

  • Hook: Partridge CS17-7X #4 Heritage Streamer Hook

  • Body: Flat silver tinsel

  • Belly: Sparse bunch of yellow bucktail under a larger bunch of white bucktail tied extending just beyond the hook

  • Wing: Light orange saddle hackles with a bright yellow over the outside, two saddles per side

  • Shoulder: Lemon woodduck flank
  • Throat: White shlappen along with orange hackle fibers
  • Cheeks: Jungle Cock
  • Head: Black

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 favorite the Androscoggin River. An active fly tying instructor for NH Fish & Game and is popular tying and instructing in regional shows. Scott was awarded the 2017 NH Traditional Arts Grant and studied the art of fly tying under Peggy Brenner.

In March of 2018 he ​was added to the prestigious NH Traditional Arts & Folklife Listing. He 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. Scott instructs 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. Each year he is a volunteer instructor at NH Fish & Game's Camp Barry's Fish Camp where he instructs over 50 young campers in fly tying and fly fishing. A member of the Catskill Fly Tyers Guild and author for the NH Wildlife Journal with an article on Caddis Flies.

Scott is a member of the Regal Vice Pro Team, Partridge Pro Endorsed Team, Solarez Pro Team, Ewing Feather Birds Pro Team a Fulling Mill Ambassador and enjoys relationships with Orvis, Loon Outdoors and Hareline.

New London, New Hampshire USA