The Indian Puddle Streamer fly was originated by Ed Bendl as a bucktail fly and Mike Martinek worked it into a featherwing as it is tied here. I used Ewing Scott Biron Signature Feathers on this and this pattern works well for both or salmon and trout in waters everywhere.
Partridge CS17-7X #2 or 4 Heritage Streamer Hook
Tag: Flat silver tinsel
Tail: Red, golden pheasant body feathers
Body: Flat copper tinsel Rib: Copper wire
Belly: Orange bucktail
Underwing: Yellow bucktail
Wings: 2 hot lavender hackles flanked by 2 hot magenta hackles
Shoulder: Silver pheasant breast feather
Cheeks: Jungle cock nail Head: Black
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