Posts Tagged ‘Yellow Floss’

The Ray Bergman Collection – 24) Bisset

The Ray Bergman Collection – 24)	Bisset

Tip: Yellow floss Tail: None Ribbing: None Body: Peacock herl Hackle: Guinea fowl Wing: Dark slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 17) Beatrice

The Ray Bergman Collection – 17)	Beatrice

Tail: Scarlet quill sections Tip: Green floss tied as a butt * Hackle: Yellow and crimson tied palmer ** Ribbing: None Body: Yellow floss Wing: Barred Mandarin *** * The tip listing of green floss is shown as a butt on the painting. ** Notably, the Beatrice is the first of only a few wet […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 11) Arthur Hoyt

The Ray Bergman Collection – 11)	Arthur Hoyt

Tip: Yellow floss Tail: Dark brown hackle fibers Ribbing: Yellow floss Body: Bright green floss Hackle: Dark brown Wing: Brown mottled turkey

The Ray Bergman Collection – 9) Apple Green

The Ray Bergman Collection – 9) Apple Green

Tip: None Tail: Brown hackle fibers Ribbing: Yellow floss Body: Highlander green floss Hackle: Brown Wing: Slate

The Ray Bergman Collection – 8) Allerton

The Ray Bergman Collection – 8) Allerton

Tip: Gold tinsel Tail: Teal or barred wood duck * Hackle: Dark blue tied palmer ** Ribbing: Gold tinsel Body: Yellow floss Wing: Scarlet * Wood duck, not Mandarin, is actually listed for this pattern and some others despite the protected status of wood ducks at the time Trout was written (See introduction). The plate […]

The Ray Bergman Collection – 4) Adirondack

The Ray Bergman Collection – 4) Adirondack

Tip: Yellow floss * Tail: Black hackle tips ** Ribbing: None Body: Gray fur Hackle: Orange Wing: White * The Adirondack is the second of many flies on the Bergman / Burke color plates that presents differing information between the painting and recipe listing regarding the terms tip, tag, and butt. The Adirondack painting on […]

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