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Fishing Roundup for July 28, 2005

07/28/2005

This is a brief synopsis of fishing conditions and reports from select waters across the state.   For more detailed information, contact a fly shop, bait store, or boat marina for the particular water.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

Thompson River Angling Restricted Due To Low Flows And Warm Water Temperatures

07/26/2005

High water temperatures and low stream flows prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials to close northwestern Montana's Thompson River and its tributaries, including the West Fork Thompson River and Fishtrap Creek, to angling from noon to midnight daily until conditions improve.   The order takes effect Tuesday, July 26, 2005.

(Headquarters - Drought & Fire)

FWP Urges Montanans And Visitors To Be Careful Out There!

07/22/2005

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials are urging anglers and those enjoying Montana's State Parks and other recreation opportunities to be careful in the outdoors. "We're at that mid-summer point when Montana begins to dry out and water flows in the state's streams begin to noticeably drop," said Ron Aasheim, FWP conservation education administrator.

(Headquarters - Drought & Fire)

Low Jefferson River Flows Prompt Fishing Restrictions And Water Conservation Measures

07/22/2005

Flow in the Jefferson River has declined to 465 cubic feet per second (cfs) at the Twin Bridges USGS gauging station, triggering an alert to enlist voluntary contributions by water users and anglers to improve streamflow and reduce stress on the trout fishery. Ron Spoon, fisheries biologist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks (FWP), also reports that the water temperature at the gauging station has exceeded the 73º F threshold requiring limitation of fishing to the cooler morning hours.

(Headquarters - Drought & Fire)

Safety Means More When It Saves Your Life

07/22/2005

In my years as a Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks warden, I've seen boaters make a simple mistake or two and end up in big trouble. Some didn't survive. I also know of two boaters who did almost everything wrong, and managed, with a little help, to make it.

(Headquarters - Fishing)

Workshop For Farm And Ranch Women Set For Aug. 13-14

07/22/2005

The International Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) program is coming to Montana, Aug. 13-14, for its new "Jane Deere" workshop. With a new workshop specifically for farm and ranch women, BOW brings this important group of women an opportunity to expand their knowledge of land stewardship in a supportive setting with like-minded women.

(Headquarters - Headlines)

Special Permit Application Deadline For Sandhill Cranes Is Aug. 1

07/22/2005

The application deadline for special permits to hunt sandhill cranes is Aug. 1. In the Central Flyway, for Wheatland and a portion of Sweet Grass County, 35 special permits will be available. Hunting sandhill cranes in the remainder of the Central Flyway requires a free license available from FWP regional offices .

(Headquarters - Hunting)

 

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