Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks :: Drought News (RSS) http://fwp.mt.gov/news/rss/drought/default.html Most recent 25 news releases en en Fire restrictions lifted at Carbon County fishing access sites http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0143.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has rescinded restrictions on campfires and smoking at its fishing access sites in Carbon County. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:06:03 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0143.html 2014-08-28T21:06:03Z Fishing Restrictions Lifted on Dearborn, Smith and Sun Rivers http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0142.html Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks has lifted fishing restrictions on three central Montana rivers in the wake of recent rains and cooler weather. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:32:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0142.html 2014-08-28T20:32:00Z Fire restrictions lifted at Yellowstone County fishing access sites http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0141.html — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has rescinded restrictions on campfires and smoking at its fishing access sites in Yellowstone County. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 20:26:21 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0141.html 2014-08-25T20:26:21Z Warm Flows Prompt "Hoot-Owl" Fishing On Dearborn, Smith And Sun Rivers http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0140.html Montana Fish Wildlife & Parks has advised anglers on three central Montana rivers that all fishing will close daily from 2 p.m. to midnight until conditions improve. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 23:01:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0140.html 2014-08-06T23:01:00Z Stage I Fire restrictions Begin August 7 on West-Central Montana FWP Lands http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0139.html Fishing access sites and wildlife management areas are among the public lands across west-central Montana to go under Stage I fire restrictions beginning Thursday, August 7th at 12:01 a.m. Restrictions apply to all WMAs and FASs in Mineral, Missoula & Ravalli Counties. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 21:39:02 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0139.html 2014-08-06T21:39:02Z Powder River County Restricts Use of Fire http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0138.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has banned campfires and restricted other fires at its fishing access site in Power River County. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:58:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0138.html Cathy Stewart 2014-08-05T20:58:00Z Treasure County Added to Fire-restricted Areas http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0134.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has banned campfires and restricted other fires at all fishing access sites and wildlife management areas in Treasure county. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:22:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0134.html 2014-07-31T14:22:00Z Stillwater, Treasure counties added to fire-restricted areas http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0137.html Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has banned campfires and restricted other fires at all fishing access sites and wildlife management areas in Stillwater and Treasure counties. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:13:47 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0137.html 2014-07-30T19:13:47Z Big Horn County added to list of areas where fires are restricted http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0136.html Big Horn County has been added to the list of areas in south central Montana where campfires are banned in state fishing access sites and wildlife management areas. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:05:01 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0136.html 2014-07-30T12:05:01Z Campfires restricted at Yellowstone, Carbon county sites http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0135.html — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks has banned campfires and restricted other fires at all fishing access sites and wildlife management areas in Yellowstone and Carbon counties. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:12:27 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0135.html 2014-07-22T22:12:27Z Fishing Restrictions Lifted on Some SW Montana Rivers http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0129.html The Big Hole River from Melrose Bridge to Notch Bottom Fishing Access Site will reopen to fishing at 12:01 a.m. Sept. 13, 2013. This section of river was closed August 20 due to low flow concerns in accordance with the Big Hole Drought Management Plan. Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:57:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0129.html 2013-09-19T14:57:00Z Fishing Closure Lifted on Blackfoot River and Tributaries http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0128.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks lifted all fishing restrictions on the Blackfoot River and tributaries today. Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:07:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0128.html 2013-09-17T21:07:00Z Complete Fishing Closure Begins Thursday on Blackfoot River and Tributaries http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0133.html In an effort to protect fish from the stress of low stream flows, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will impose a complete closure to fishing on the Blackfoot River and its important bull trout tributaries effective Thursday, Sept. 5. Wed, 04 Sep 2013 15:17:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0133.html 2013-09-04T15:17:00Z Fishing Restrictions Lifted on Bitterroot http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0132.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is lifting fishing restrictions immediately on the Bitterroot River, making it the second river this week in western Montana to be relieved of restrictions. FWP lifted drought-related restrictions on the Clark Fork on Aug. 28. Fri, 30 Aug 2013 22:51:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0132.html 2013-08-30T22:51:00Z Fish Creek WMA Reopened After Nemote Fire Contained http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0131.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reopened Fish Creek Wildlife Management Area to the public today, after fire crews reported 100% containment of the Nemote fire that was burning on the property. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:15:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0131.html 2013-08-29T17:15:00Z Fishing Restrictions Lifted on Clark Fork River http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0130.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) is lifting fishing restrictions immediately on the Clark Fork River. Water temperatures are holding below 70 degrees, and weather conditions have moderated enough that further restrictions are not likely. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 17:11:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0130.html 2013-08-29T17:11:00Z Nemote Fire Forces Closure on Portion of Fish Creek WMA http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0127.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks closed today the portion of Fish Creek Wildlife Management Area (WMA) located north of Interstate 90 due to danger from the Nemote Fire. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 22:15:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0127.html 2013-08-26T22:15:00Z Fishing Restrictions Begin for Critical Bull Trout Tributaries in Blackfoot http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0126.html Faced with elevated water temperatures and declining flows, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) will close fishing between the hours of 2 p.m. and midnight on important bull trout streams in the Blackfoot drainage beginning Friday, Aug. 23. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:19:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0126.html 2013-08-26T21:19:00Z Clark Fork River and all Fishing Access Sites Reopened http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0125.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks reopened today an eight-mile stretch of the Clark Fork River and two Fishing Access Sites (FASs) that were closed last week due to danger from the West Mullan Fire. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 00:36:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0125.html 2013-07-27T00:36:00Z Big Eddy Fishing Access Site on Clark Fork River Reopened http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0124.html Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks (FWP) reopened Big Eddy Fishing Access Site on the Clark Fork River near the town of Superior. The site has been closed for public safety related to the West Mullan Fire. Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:06:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0124.html 2013-07-25T17:06:00Z Fishing Restricted to Coolest Part of the Day on Parts of Bitterroot, Clark Fork http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0123.html In an effort to protect fish from the stress of low stream flows and high water temperatures, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks will prohibit fishing from 2p.m. until midnight on parts of the Clark Fork and all of the Bitterroot Rivers, excluding the East and West Forks, beginning Thursday, July 25. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 23:41:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0123.html 2013-07-23T23:41:00Z Low, Warm Water Prompts Fishing Restrictions http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0122.html Consistent high water temperatures and low stream flows have prompted Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks officials to close portions of two southwest Montana rivers to fishing from 2 p.m. to midnight daily beginning Monday, July 22 until conditions improve. Fri, 19 Jul 2013 16:55:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0122.html 2013-07-19T16:55:00Z Clark Fork River Closure Extended Downstream and Fishing Access Sites Closed due to West Mullan Fire http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0121.html Clark Fork River Closure Extended Downstream and Fishing Access Sites Closed due to West Mullan Fire Thu, 18 Jul 2013 21:31:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0121.html 2013-07-18T21:31:00Z Emergency closure for a stretch of the Clark Fork river near Superior. http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0106.html Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks is closing a stretch of the Clark Fork River due to West Mullan Fire Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:57:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0106.html 2013-07-16T14:57:00Z Fire Restrictions Lifted at Region 3 Properties http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0120.html At 12:01 a.m. today, fire restrictions at all FWP properties in Region 3 were lifted – this includes fishing access sites, wildlife management areas, and Montana State Parks. Wed, 17 Oct 2012 16:14:00 GMT http://fwp.mt.gov/news/newsReleases/drought/nr_0120.html 2012-10-17T16:14:00Z