Posts Tagged ‘Brown Hackle’

Ray Bergman Collection – 140) Governor Alvord

Ray Bergman Collection – 140) Governor Alvord

Tag: None Tail: Dark scarlet Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl * Hackle: Brown Wing: Slate married to cinnamon * * The Governor Alvord has the unique status of being the only peacock herl-bodied fly in all of Ray Bergman’s books with a married wing. When two colors are listed for a married wing as on […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 139) Governor

Ray Bergman Collection – 139) Governor

Tip: Scarlet floss Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Brown Wing: Dark brown mottled turkey The Governor was a popular local pattern in my home region of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. I had in them in my fly box when I was in high school. It is a good dark pattern, and the peacock herl […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 136) Grannom

Ray Bergman Collection – 136) Grannom

Tip: None Tail: Brown hackle fibers * Butt: Peacock herl * Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Pale yellow wool Hackle: Brown Wing: Light brown mottled turkey * There is no tail listed on the recipe but it is on the painting. The peacock herl butt was originally listed under ‘tip.’

Ray Bergman Collection – 134) Golden Spinner

Ray Bergman Collection – 134) Golden Spinner

Tip: None Tail: None Butt: Peacock herl * Ribbing: None Body: Pale yellow floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Light slate * Another fly with a peacock herl butt. Incidentally, the best peacock herl butts are made from the peacock barbs up close to the eye where the fibers, also called barbules, are longer and possess more […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 125) Gold Stork

Ray Bergman Collection – 125) Gold Stork

Tip: None Tail: Gray mallard Ribbing: None Body: Gold tinsel Hackle: Brown Wing: Brown mallard

Ray Bergman Collection – 123) Good Evening

Ray Bergman Collection – 123) Good Evening

Tip: None Tail: Golden pheasant tippet Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Scarlet floss or wool Hackle: Brown Wing: Dark blue – white tip (such as from mallard wing. * * This sample of the Good Evening was tied using whole white duck quill sections underneath shorter dark blue mallard, because oftentimes the iridescent blue mallard feathers […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 122) Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear

Ray Bergman Collection – 122) Gold Ribbed Hare’s Ear

Tip: None Tail: Brown hackle fibers Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Natural rabbit-not plucked * Hackle: Formed by the long fibers of unplucked rabbit fur as it is wound on. * Wing: Slate * The phrase ‘unplucked rabbit fur’ from the Trout recipe listing refers to not removing guard hairs from the dubbing as it is […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 120) Getland

The Ray Bergman Collection – 120) Getland

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Brown hackle fibers Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Green floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Gray mallard

The Ray Bergman Collection – 119) General Hooker

The Ray Bergman Collection – 119) General Hooker

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: Green silk (floss) Body: Yellow floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Dark slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 114) Flight’s Fancy

The Ray Bergman Collection – 114) Flight’s Fancy

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Brown hackle fibers Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Pale yellow floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Light slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 112) Flamer

The Ray Bergman Collection – 112) Flamer

Tip: None * Tail: Crimson quill sections Butt: Black chenille * Ribbing: None Body: Gold tinsel Hackle: Brown Wing: Scarlet * As on the Fitzmaurice the tip on the Flamer as listed in Trout is technically placed as a butt at the base of the tail on the painting.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 109) Fish Hawk

The Ray Bergman Collection – 109) Fish Hawk

Tip: None Tail: Brown mottled turkey Ribbing: Brown silk (floss) * Body: Gold tinsel Hackle: Brown Wing: Brown mottled turkey, jungle eye * Silk floss ribs should be twisted prior to wrapping.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 107) Fiery Brown

The Ray Bergman Collection – 107) Fiery Brown

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Crimson quill sections Ribbing: None Body: Fiery brown wool * Hackle: Brown Wing: Brown * This Fiery Brown is dressed with a rusty brown rabbit dubbing for the body.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 105) Fern

The Ray Bergman Collection – 105) Fern

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Pink floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Light slate * Bergman also lists the Marbury (Favorite Flies and Their Histories) dressing for the Fern as follows: silver tinsel tip and rib; white floss body, gray hackle and slate wing. The Marbury variation of the Fern is on Plate No. […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 103) Esmeralda

The Ray Bergman Collection – 103) Esmeralda

Tip: None Tail: Brown mallard Ribbing: Yellow silk (floss) Body: Light green floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Light slate

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