Clyde Watson- Rangeley Style Swap

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R.B. Supervisor
Submitted By Clyde Watson

R.B. Supervisor
  • Thread: Black
  • Hook: Partridge Carrie Stevens, Size 4
  • Tail: Red Hackle Barbules
  • Body: Flat silver tinsel
  • Throat: Red hackle Barbules
  • Wing: Sparse white bucktail, over which are two royal blue saddle hackles flanked by two white saddle hackles that are 2/3 as long as the blue hackles.
  • Shoulder: Mallard or Wood Duck flank feathers
  • Cheeks: Jungle Cock

Clyde's Comments On This Pattern

I call the pattern the "RB Supervisor." It stands for Rangeley-style Blue Supervisor. In trying to come up with a pattern for the swap I kept coming up with road-blocks - already taken, already on your www site, or material issues. So I decided to take one of my favorite streamer patterns for fishing the Moosehead area and convert it to a Rangeley-style streamer. I am very pleased with the results, and if the pattern proves itself this spring, I may be replacing the Blue Supervisor that I normally tie. Here's the pattern I normally tie for comparison.

Blue Supervisor
  • Thread: black or olive (the trout at a particular pond in Maine prefer olive over black for thread choice)
  • Hook: casting streamer
  • Tail: Short tuff of red yarn
  • Body: Flat silver tinsel
  • Underwing: White Bucktail
  • Wing: 1pr of white saddles over 2pr of light blue saddles
  • Topping: 3 or 4 strands of peacock herl

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