Posts Tagged ‘Gold Tinsel’

Ray Bergman Collection – 142) Gravel Bed

Ray Bergman Collection – 142) Gravel Bed

Tag: Gold tinsel Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Dark slate floss Hackle: Black Wing: Black

Ray Bergman Collection – 138) Grouse Spider

Ray Bergman Collection – 138) Grouse Spider

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Scarlet quill sections Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Orange floss or chenille Hackle: Grouse * Wing: None *When grouse is listed in wet fly patterns it commonly refers to English Grouse; a dark brown feather with light brown mottled markings. The fly in this photo has a hackle of brown partridge.

Ray Bergman Collection – 137) Gray Marlow

Ray Bergman Collection – 137) Gray Marlow

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: None Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Red floss or wool Hackle: Grizzly Wing: None The Gray Marlow is very close to a soft-hackle wet called the Gray-Hackle Red. And there are others such as the Gray-Hackle Yellow, Gray-Hackle Peacock, and so on.

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 – 133) Golden Rod

Ray Bergman Collection – 133) Golden Rod

Tip: None * Tail: Crimson quill sections Butt: Peacock herl * Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Orange floss Hackle: Orange Wing: Jungle cock eye * The peacock herl butt is listed under ‘tip’ in the written recipes. There is no tip on the Golden Rod but I believe the appearance of this fly could be enhanced […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 132) Golden Pheasant

Ray Bergman Collection – 132) Golden Pheasant

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Black hackle fibers * Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Orange floss Hackle: Black Wing: Golden pheasant tippet, back-to-back * I have tied this fly using black quill sections instead of fibers for the tail; though a personal choice, it produces a sharper appearance and profile.

Ray Bergman Collection – 131) Golden Ibis

Ray Bergman Collection – 131) Golden Ibis

Tip: None Tail: Scarlet quill sections Ribbing: None Body: Gold tinsel Hackle: Scarlet Wing: Scarlet

Ray Bergman Collection – 130) Golden Dun Midge

Ray Bergman Collection – 130) Golden Dun Midge

Tip: None Tail: Gray hackle fibers * Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Pale green floss Hackle: Gray * Wing: Light slate * The tail and hackle listings are as originally written but color plate examination clearly indicates grizzly. Either is acceptable for pattern correctness.

Ray Bergman Collection – 128) Golden Duke

Ray Bergman Collection – 128) Golden Duke

Tip: None Tail: Crimson quill sections Ribbing: None Body: Rear 1/3 black floss; front 2/3 gold tinsel. Hackle: Black Wing: Crimson

Ray Bergman Collection – 127) Golden Doctor

Ray Bergman Collection – 127) Golden Doctor

Tip: None Tail: Scarlet, yellow, green, married Ribbing: None Body: Gold tinsel Hackle: Claret Wing: Gray mallard with narrow strip of married blue and red over each side* * The wing recipe originally was written simply as ‘gray mallard, blue, red.’ It has been amended here to accurately reflect the color plate painting and the […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 126) Gordon

Ray Bergman Collection – 126) Gordon

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Brown mallard or Mandarin Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Yellow floss Hackle: Badger Wing: Brown mallard or Mandarin * The Gordon dry fly is on Trout Plate No. 14.

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 – 124) Gold Monkey

Ray Bergman Collection – 124) Gold Monkey

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: None Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Pale yellow (floss) Hackle: Guinea fowl * Wing: Slate gray * Though the guinea fowl body feathers are much shorter than hen feathers predominantly used for hackles, one could wind guinea fowl feathers for a wound collar hackle, then pull the fibers down and back in […]

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 […]

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