Posts Tagged ‘Ray Bergman’

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.

Ray Bergman Collection – 128) Golden Duke

Ray Bergman Collection – 128) Golden Duke

Tip: None Tail: Crimson quill sections Ribbing: None Body: Rear 1/3 black floss; front 2/3 gold tinsel. Hackle: Black Wing: Crimson

Ray Bergman Collection – 127) Golden Doctor

Ray Bergman Collection – 127) Golden Doctor

Tip: None Tail: Scarlet, yellow, green, married Ribbing: None Body: Gold tinsel Hackle: Claret Wing: Gray mallard with narrow strip of married blue and red over each side* * The wing recipe originally was written simply as ‘gray mallard, blue, red.’ It has been amended here to accurately reflect the color plate painting and the […]

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

Ray Bergman Collection – 124) Gold Monkey

Ray Bergman Collection – 124) Gold Monkey

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: None Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Pale yellow (floss) Hackle: Guinea fowl * Wing: Slate gray * Though the guinea fowl body feathers are much shorter than hen feathers predominantly used for hackles, one could wind guinea fowl feathers for a wound collar hackle, then pull the fibers down and back in […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 123) Good Evening

Ray Bergman Collection – 123) Good Evening

Tip: None Tail: Golden pheasant tippet Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Scarlet floss or wool Hackle: Brown Wing: Dark blue – white tip (such as from mallard wing. * * This sample of the Good Evening was tied using whole white duck quill sections underneath shorter dark blue mallard, because oftentimes the iridescent blue mallard feathers […]

Ray Bergman Collection – 121) Ginger Palmer

Ray Bergman Collection – 121) Ginger Palmer

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: None Hackle: Ginger tied palmer Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Pale yellow floss Wing: None * This photo of the Ginger Palmer has a light ginger hackle; the color plate painting is dark ginger.

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 – 119) General Hooker

The Ray Bergman Collection – 119) General Hooker

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: Green silk (floss) Body: Yellow floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Dark slate

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 – 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 – 116) Forsyth

The Ray Bergman Collection – 116) Forsyth

Tip: Light blue floss Tail: None Hackle: Yellow tied palmer Ribbing: None Body: Yellow wool Wing: Yellow with brown stripe, married

The Ray Bergman Collection – 115) Florence

The Ray Bergman Collection – 115) Florence

Tip: Silver tinsel Tail: Brown mallard Ribbing: None Body: Pink chenille Hackle: Black Wing: Brown mallard

The Ray Bergman Collection – 114) Flight’s Fancy

The Ray Bergman Collection – 114) Flight’s Fancy

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Brown hackle fibers Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Pale yellow floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Light slate

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 […]

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