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Montana Outdoors Magazine

All in for water conservation

It looks like we’re in for another dry summer. As this issue of Montana Outdoors goes to press in mid-April, snowpack is below or far below normal for most of Montana, with predictions of continued severe or extreme drought. That could change with some heavy late-spring snows, but I wouldn’t bet on it.

Here’s what that means for Montana’s fish, wildlife, and outdoor recreation—and what all of us can do to help.

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Outdoor Report

Clark Fork Pike

Fish biologists learn more about Northern Pike in the Clark Fork River.

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