Hoot Owl Restrictions Lifted
September 2, 2020
Afternoon fishing restrictions on several southwest Montana waters were lifted last week.
"Hoot-owl" restrictions were put in place on Aug. 6, prohibiting fishing each day from 2 p.m. to midnight on the following waters:
• The lower Gallatin River from the Highway 84 bridge near Four Corners to the Missouri River.
• The lower Ruby River from Duncan District Road to the Beaverhead River.
• The Big Hole River from the North Fork of the Big Hole River to Dickie Bridge west of Wise River, and from Maidenrock Fishing Access Site to the Beaverhead River.
• The lower Beaverhead River...