Posts Tagged ‘Peacock Herl’

Ray Bergman Collection – 141) Grackle

Ray Bergman Collection – 141) Grackle

Tag: None Tail: Dark scarlet Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Black Wing: Dark scarlet

Ray Bergman Collection – 140) Governor Alvord

Ray Bergman Collection – 140) Governor Alvord

Tag: None Tail: Dark scarlet Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl * Hackle: Brown Wing: Slate married to cinnamon * * The Governor Alvord has the unique status of being the only peacock herl-bodied fly in all of Ray Bergman’s books with a married wing. When two colors are listed for a married wing as on […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 139) Governor

Ray Bergman Collection – 139) Governor

Tip: Scarlet floss Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Brown Wing: Dark brown mottled turkey The Governor was a popular local pattern in my home region of Williamsport, Pennsylvania. I had in them in my fly box when I was in high school. It is a good dark pattern, and the peacock herl […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 136) Grannom

Ray Bergman Collection – 136) Grannom

Tip: None Tail: Brown hackle fibers * Butt: Peacock herl * Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Pale yellow wool Hackle: Brown Wing: Light brown mottled turkey * There is no tail listed on the recipe but it is on the painting. The peacock herl butt was originally listed under ‘tip.’

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 – 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 […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 118) Francis Fly

The Ray Bergman Collection – 118) Francis Fly

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: Dark red floss Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Dark grizzly Wing: Jungle cock body feathers, back-to-back

The Ray Bergman Collection – 84) Cupsuptic

The Ray Bergman Collection – 84)	Cupsuptic

Tip: None Tail: Yellow hackle fibers Ribbing: None Hackle: Scarlet tied palmer Body: Silver tinsel Wing: Brown mottled turkey with narrow stripe of guinea fowl over Head: Peacock herl * * The peacock herl head is visible on the color plate fly but is not listed as a fly component in the written recipe.

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

The Ray Bergman Collection – 75) Leadwing Coachman

The Ray Bergman Collection – 75)	Leadwing Coachman

Tip: Gold tinsel if desired ** Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Dark red brown or brown Wing: Dark slate ** I nearly always include tinsel tips on the Leadwing Coachman and Coachman. * The Leadwing Coachman dry fly is on Trout Plate No.14.

The Ray Bergman Collection – 74) Coachman

The Ray Bergman Collection – 74)	Coachman

Tip: Gold tinsel if desired Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Dark red brown or brown Wing: White * The Coachman dry fly is on Trout Plate No. 14

The Ray Bergman Collection – 69) Chantry

The Ray Bergman Collection – 69)	Chantry

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Black Wing: Dark slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 61) Captain

The Ray Bergman Collection – 61)	Captain

Tip: None Tail: Scarlet and yellow married Ribbing: None Butt: Peacock herl Body: White floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Slate

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 – 53) Brunton’s Fancy

The Ray Bergman Collection – 53)	Brunton’s Fancy

Tip: None Tail: Scarlet quill sections Ribbing: None Hackle: Badger tied palmer Body: Peacock herl Wing: None

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