Posts Tagged ‘Furnace Hackle’

The Ray Bergman Collection – 92) Dorset

The Ray Bergman Collection – 92)	Dorset

Tip: None Tail: Furnace hackle tips * Ribbing: None Body: Green floss Hackle: Light brown furnace Wing: Teal * Dr. Burke’s detail-oriented paintings reveal that the tail ingredient of ‘furnace hackle’ on the Dorset in the original written recipe listing (normally fibers) is clearly represented as hackle tips on the painting. See the Adirondack, where […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 91) Darling

The Ray Bergman Collection – 91)	Darling

Tip: Orange floss * Tail: Golden pheasant crest Ribbing: None Body: Black dubbing Hackle: Furnace brown Wing: Brown mottled turkey * The Darling is another fly where the tip is shown as a ‘butt’ at the base of the tail on the painting.

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