Published Jun 15. 2013

Denver's Madison Crayfish

Denver Rathbun at the Big R Fly Shop in Great Falls ties the crayfish pattern he developed to fish on the Madison River in Montana. It is typically fished under an indicator or swung. It is tied in more natural colors to represent a more vulnerable, molted crayfish.

• Hook: Tiemco 200R Size 6
• 2mm sheet foam
• UV polar chenille - gold
• Krystal flash - med. brown
• Rabbit strips - sand variant
• Duck flank feather
• .035 lead wire
• Small black wire
• Pheasant tail

Martin Joergensen
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