Posts Tagged ‘Scarlet Wool’

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 – 59) Canada

The Ray Bergman Collection – 59)	Canada

Tip: None * Tail: Scarlet wool as a short tag Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Red floss Hackle: Red Wing: Mottled gray turkey * The written recipe for the Canada lists a tip of ‘scarlet tag’ but it is more accurately a tail. By standard definition this fly has no ‘tip.’

The Ray Bergman Collection – 30) Black Palmer Red Tag

The Ray Bergman Collection – 30) Black Palmer Red Tag

Tip: None * Tail: Scarlet wool tag (short) * Ribbing: None Hackle: Black tied palmer Body: Peacock herl Wing: None * The wool tag ‘tail’ is originally listed as a ‘tip.’ A wool or floss ‘tag’ is usually short, no longer than the hook bend and bears far more resemblance to a tail than to […]

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