Posts Tagged ‘Scarlet Floss’

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 – 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 […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 71) Cheney

The Ray Bergman Collection – 71)	Cheney

Tip: None Tail: None Ribbing: Scarlet or red silk (floss) Body: Yellow floss Hackle: Yellow Wing: Slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 64) Cassard

The Ray Bergman Collection – 64)	Cassard

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Scarlet, yellow, insect green, barred Mandarin – married * Hackle: Yellow tied palmer Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Scarlet floss Wing: Scarlet, yellow, insect green, barred Mandarin – married ** * The tail recipe here is as originally written but Dr. Burke’s painting shows the tail in this order: scarlet, barred Mandarin, […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 55) Butcher

The Ray Bergman Collection – 55)	Butcher

Tip: None Tail: Scarlet quill sections Ribbing: Yellow floss Body: Scarlet floss Hackle: Badger Wing: None

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