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Broadus Bridge
Fishing Access Site

Region 7
All Powder River County

Beginning 08-06-2014 until further notice

Stage I Fire Restriction fire icon

Stage I Fire Restrictions

Fairweather
Fishing Access Site

Region 3

Beginning 11-14-2014 until further notice

Advisory

Fairweather FAS in currently flooding due to ice gorging on the Missouri River. This site is heavily used by hunters at this time of year and the public should be aware of rapidly changing conditions along river corridors.

Mallard's Rest
Fishing Access Site

Region 3
Yellowstone River

Beginning 11-18-2014 until further notice

Site Partial Closure

MT FWP has closed the Mallards Rest FAS on the Yellowstone River, 13 miles south of Livingston, MT due to Yellowstone River ice gorging and site flooding. The site will remain closed to vehicular travel until conditions allow for safe travel.

Milltown
State Park

Region 2
Clark Fork Riverbank

Beginning 05-01-2013 until further notice

Site Closure

Vegetated portions of the Clark Fork Riverbank are closed for resource restoration through April 2015. Exception: River gravel bars may be accessed by boaters and floaters. The confluence area, from the I-90 bridges to the railroad bridge remains closed to public access.

Painted Rocks
State Park

Region 2

Beginning 08-10-2014 until further notice

Advisory

Advisory: Because of the low water levels of Painted Rocks Reservoir it is no longer possible to launch boats from Painted Rocks State Park this season. Boaters can use the U.S. Forest Service launch site near Painted Rocks Dam.

Rosebud East
Fishing Access Site

Region 7

Beginning until further notice

Advisory

Dangerous diversion dam immediately upstream

Shed's Bridge
Fishing Access Site

Region 3

Beginning 04-23-2014 until further notice

Site Closure

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has closed Shed's Bridge Fishing Access Site on the Gallatin River until further notice due to the instability of the west bank at the site.

Valley Garden
Fishing Access Site

Region 3
Ennis

Beginning 11-13-2014 until further notice

Site Partial Closure

Valley Garden FAS near Ennis is closed to vehicular travel due to the beginning of ice gorging on the Madison River. The site will remain open to walk-in only use. With current weather conditions this site will remain closed to vehicular traffic for the winter.