Posts Tagged ‘Gray Hackle’

Ray Bergman Collection – 143) Gray Drake

Ray Bergman Collection – 143) Gray Drake

Tag: None Tail: Gray mallard Ribbing: Black floss Body: White floss Hackle: Gray Wing: Gray mallard * The Gray Drake dry fly is on Trout Plate No. 14. Teal is listed for the wing and tail and the hackle is light grizzly.

Ray Bergman Collection – 135) Gosling

Ray Bergman Collection – 135) Gosling

Tip: None Tail: Gray hackle fibers * Ribbing: None Body: Green floss Hackle: Gray Wing: Light slate * The written recipe listing for a gray tail is clearly missing on the color plate fly painting. The Gosling in this photo was tied according to the written recipe.

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 – 129) Golden Dun

Ray Bergman Collection – 129) Golden Dun

Tip: None Tail: Gray quill sections Ribbing: None Body: Orange floss or wool Hackle: Gray * Wing: Gray (slate); appears on the painting as dark slate * The hackle on the painting appears to be grizzly.

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