Posts Tagged ‘Light Slate Hackle’

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 – 134) Golden Spinner

Ray Bergman Collection – 134) Golden Spinner

Tip: None Tail: None Butt: Peacock herl * Ribbing: None Body: Pale yellow floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Light slate * Another fly with a peacock herl butt. Incidentally, the best peacock herl butts are made from the peacock barbs up close to the eye where the fibers, also called barbules, are longer and possess more […]

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.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 117) Fosnot

The Ray Bergman Collection – 117) Fosnot

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Yellow chenille Hackle: Light blue Wing: Light slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 105) Fern

The Ray Bergman Collection – 105) Fern

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Pink floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Light slate * Bergman also lists the Marbury (Favorite Flies and Their Histories) dressing for the Fern as follows: silver tinsel tip and rib; white floss body, gray hackle and slate wing. The Marbury variation of the Fern is on Plate No. […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 103) Esmeralda

The Ray Bergman Collection – 103) Esmeralda

Tip: None Tail: Brown mallard Ribbing: Yellow silk (floss) Body: Light green floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Light slate

Ray Bergman Collection – 51) Brown Sedge

Ray Bergman Collection – 51) Brown Sedge

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: None Hackle: Brown tied palmer Body: Dun fur Wing: Light slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 39) Blue Quill

The Ray Bergman Collection – 39)	Blue Quill

Tip: None Tail: Blue gray hackle fibers Ribbing: None Body: Blue gray quill Hackle: Blue gray Wing: Light slate * The Blue Quill dry fly is on Trout Plate No. 14.

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