A Tailwater, Sort Of

January 5, 2006 By: Marshall Cutchin

Don Oliver and friend find that Colorado tactics don’t always translate well into Montana winter strategies as they tackle the Madison River below Ennis Lake. “When the salesman suggested two nymphs, I immediately went to the fly bin in search of flies sized 22 and smaller. When I couldn’t find anything that small, the professional walked over, picked out a big-ugly nymph (size 12), and a small trailer (size 18).” In the Farmington (New Mexico) Daily Times.