Posts Tagged ‘Gray Mallard’

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 – 125) Gold Stork

Ray Bergman Collection – 125) Gold Stork

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

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 – 102) Epting

The Ray Bergman Collection – 102) Epting

Tip: Red floss * Tail: Orange hackle fibers Ribbing: None Body: Yellow floss Hackle: Black Wing: Gray mallard * The tip is actually shown as a butt in the painting; like so many other flies the tip on the Epting could be correctly tied as either a tip or butt.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 99) Elliot

The Ray Bergman Collection – 99) Elliot

Tip: None Tail: Pheasant (or turkey) and scarlet married Ribbing: None Body: White chenille Hackle: Green Wing: Gray mallard with scarlet stripes

The Ray Bergman Collection – 86) Deacon

The Ray Bergman Collection – 86)	Deacon

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: None Hackle: Yellow tied palmer Body: Yellow floss, dubbing, or wool * Throat: Scarlet (soft-hackle collar) ** Wing: Gray mallard * The body component on the recipe listing states only ‘yellow’ so various acceptable materials are listed here. ** The throat hackle as shown on the plate painting is wound […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 82) Critchley Fancy

The Ray Bergman Collection – 82)	Critchley Fancy

Tip: None Tail: None Hackle: Yellow tied palmer Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Yellow floss or wool Throat: Gray mallard Wing: Gray mallard with narrow strip of scarlet over Head: Peacock herl

They Ray Bergman Collection – 70) Chateaugay

They Ray Bergman Collection – 70) Chateaugay

Tip: None Tail: Brown mallard Ribbing: None Body: Pale yellow floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Gray mallard

The Ray Bergman Collection – 47) Brandreth

The Ray Bergman Collection – 47)	Brandreth

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Scarlet quill sections Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Yellow wool Hackle: Scarlet and yellow mixed Wing: Gray mallard The Brandreth is a pattern very similar to the Professor.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 43) Bonnie View

The Ray Bergman Collection – 43)	Bonnie View

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Gray mallard Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Brown wool * Hackle: Brown Wing: Medium slate * Wool bodies on most patterns can be substituted with dubbing and still retain the original character of the body material. This can make a positive difference on smaller hook sizes.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 38) Blue Professor

The Ray Bergman Collection – 38)	Blue Professor

Tip: None * Tail: Crimson quill sections Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Blue floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Gray mallard * The Professor recipe in Trout has a gold tinsel tip while the Blue Professor does not.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 22) Big Meadow

The Ray Bergman Collection – 22)	Big Meadow

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Crimson quill sections Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Brown Wing: Gray mallard Except for the ribbing on one and a tail on the other, the Big Meadow is identical to the Barrington.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 16) Beamis Stream

The Ray Bergman Collection – 16)	Beamis Stream

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Gray mallard and brown quill sections Hackle: Brown tied palmer Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Dark claret dubbing Wing: Brown

The Ray Bergman Collectin – 14) Barrington

The Ray Bergman Collectin – 14) Barrington

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: None Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Brown Wing: Gray mallard The Barrington may not be a famous pattern like the Coachman, but I have been saying for years, I don’t know of a peacock herl-bodied wet fly that does not catch trout.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 1) Abbey

The Ray Bergman Collection – 1) Abbey

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Golden pheasant tippet Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Dark red floss Hackle: Red (light brown) Wing: Gray mallard The Abbey is identical to the Kingfisher except for the dark red floss body called for on the Abbey compared to a crimson floss body on the Kingfisher.

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