Posts Tagged ‘Grizzly Hackle’

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.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 113) Fletcher

The Ray Bergman Collection – 113) Fletcher

Tip: Silver tinsel Tail: Scarlet, yellow, and guinea fowl married Ribbing: None Hackle: Grizzly tied palmer * Body: Black floss Wing: Light brown mottled turkey * The hackle recipe in Trout calls for gray but the painting is clearly grizzly. I really like the Fletcher; it is an unremarkable fly except for the three-part married […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 83) Critchley Hackle

The Ray Bergman Collection – 83)	Critchley Hackle

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Yellow quill sections Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Yellow floss Hackle: Pale yellow and grizzly mixed * Wing: None * The Critchley Hackle is rather unique in that it is one of a small number of flies with two colors of a hackle collar at the head. These should be tied in […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 42) Bostwick

The Ray Bergman Collection – 42)	Bostwick

Tip: None Tail: Barred Mandarin Ribbing: None Hackle: Brown and grizzly tied palmer * Body: Silver tinsel Wing: None The Bostwick is the second of a less than five wet fly patterns in Trout sporting two different colors of palmered hackles. On double-hackled palmer flies it is imperative to strip the fibers from the leading […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 41) Bog Pond

The Ray Bergman Collection – 41)	Bog Pond

Tip: None Tail: Golden pheasant tippet Ribbing: None Body: Black chenille Hackle: Grizzly Wing: Brown pheasant (or turkey) * * See the Artful Dodger notes regarding the substitution of turkey for the pheasant wing.

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