Posts Tagged ‘Orange Floss’

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 – 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 – 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.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 96) Durham Ranger

The Ray Bergman Collection – 96)	Durham Ranger

Tip: Silver tinsel and yellow floss Tail: Golden pheasant crest Butt: Black chenille Hackle: Deep wine tied palmer Ribbing: Silver tinsel Body: Rear ½ orange floss, front ½ crimson floss * Throat: Dark blue Wing: Jungle cock, golden pheasant tippet, golden pheasant crest topping, blue shoulder * The written body recipe in Trout lists ‘crimson […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 91) Darling

The Ray Bergman Collection – 91)	Darling

Tip: Orange floss * Tail: Golden pheasant crest Ribbing: None Body: Black dubbing Hackle: Furnace brown Wing: Brown mottled turkey * The Darling is another fly where the tip is shown as a ‘butt’ at the base of the tail on the painting.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 90) Down Looker

The Ray Bergman Collection – 90)	Down Looker

Tip: Orange floss Tail: Brown mallard Ribbing: None Hackle: Brown tied palmer Body: Brown floss Wing: Brown mallard * The Downlooker was alphabetically corrected and realigned to the last fly on Plate No. 2.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 88) Denison

The Ray Bergman Collection – 88)	Denison

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Barred Mandarin, crimson, yellow, and green married * Butt: Green floss Hackle: Yellow tied palmer Ribbing: None Body: Orange floss Wing: Crimson, yellow, and green topping barred Mandarin. ** * Like its relative the Cassard, the Denison has variances between the tail recipe and painting. The tail on the painting is: […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 79) Cooper

The Ray Bergman Collection – 79)	Cooper

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Orange floss Hackle: Black Wing: Brown mottled turkey

The Ray Bergman Project – 66) Catskill

The Ray Bergman Project – 66)	Catskill

Tip: None Tail: Mandarin or dyed mallard Ribbing: None Hackle: Brown tied palmer Body: Orange floss Wing: Mandarin or dyed mallard

The Ray Bergman Collection – 57) Calder

The Ray Bergman Collection – 57)	Calder

Tip: None Tail: Barred Mandarin Butt: Peacock herl Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Orange floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Peacock sword over light brown mottled turkey

The Ray Bergman Collection – 46) Bouncer

The Ray Bergman Collection – 46)	Bouncer

Tip: Orange floss Tail: None Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Black floss Hackle: Orange Wing: Yellow

The Ray Bergman Collection – 37) Blue Jay

The Ray Bergman Collection – 37)	Blue Jay

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Golden pheasant tippet Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Orange floss Hackle: Orange Wing: European blue jay * * On the Blue Jay, Bergman’s wing recipe simply calls for ‘blue jay’ but the appearance of the paintings on this and the jay-winged flies on Plate No. 4 reveal these wing feathers are obtained […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 3) Adder

The Ray Bergman Collection – 3) Adder

Tip: Orange floss Tail: None Ribbing: Orange floss Body: Brown floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Brown mottled turkey * * Many wet flies in Bergman’s books call for a wing of brown turkey. Some recipes merely list ‘brown,’ while others call for ‘light brown’ or ‘dark brown’ turkey. All these shades are usually mottled. The original […]

WordPress SEO