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Lower Ruby Fishing Restriction Lifted


Effective immediately, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is lifting the hoot-owl fishing restrictions on the Ruby River from Duncan District Road to the confluence with the Beaverhead River.

(Region 3 - Fishing )

Alert: Keep Pets Away from Decomposing Fish


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is urging the public to keep pets out of contact with fish carcasses along the banks of the Yellowstone River. While the parasite associated with this fish kill has not been shown to cause health problems in humans or pets, bacteria or other harmful materials associated with decomposing fish could sicken pets.

(Region 3 - Fishing )

FWP adds fire restrictions to Yellowstone County properties


Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks will add to restrictions at its fishing access sites, wildlife management areas and state parks in Yellowstone County Friday. The “Stage II” restrictions will start at midnight Friday morning.

(Region 5 - Fishing )

Sections of Beaverhead and Yellowstone Fully Reopen to Fishing


Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is alerting the public to the lifting of restrictions on sections of two rivers in southwest Montana given recent drops in water temperatures thanks to longer stretches of cooler nighttime air and some rain.

(Region 3 - Fishing )

Anglers with Disabilities Brave the Weather and Catch Lake Trout at the 23rd Annual Fishing Without Barriers Day on Flathead Lake


A total of 40 anglers with disabilities participated in the 23rd annual Fishing without Barriers Day on Flathead Lake on June 16. Anglers fished from boats out on the lake and fished off the shore at Saddle Horn Resort. The anglers caught a total of 26 lake trout ranging up to 29 inches in length. Anglers from 5 to 82 years of age hailed from the upper Flathead Valley, Kalispell, Polson, Ronan, Libby, and as far away as Anaconda and even one couple from Idaho.

(Region 1 - Fishing )


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