Ray Bergman Collection – 178) Jay Blue

Ray Bergman Collection — By on March 8, 2012 2:05 pm

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Tail: Light blue hackle fibers
Ribbing: Gold tinsel
Body: Light blue floss
Hackle: Light blue
Wing: European blue jay

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  1. Johnny says:

    Fly is a thing of bearty if it catches fish as good as it looks it’s a winner in my opinon.

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  2. Don Bastian says:

    Hi Johnny;
    Thanks for your comment! I admit to never fishing these jay series of patterns, due to the expense of the Eurasian Jay wing feathers for the flies. I never had access to the feathers until the mid-1990’s. But these patterns date back into the 1880’s and earlier, they were used for brook trout and landlocked salmon. I appreciate your comment; “A thing of beauty,” I have always loved the jay wing flies because of the unique wings. Thanks again for your compliment!

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