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High Temps Prompt Additional Fishing Restrictions in SW Montana

Angling restrictions on several additional rivers in southwest Montana go into effect today due to warming temperatures and low flows.

The restrictions include what are commonly known as “hoot owl” restrictions, which means fishing is closed from 2 p.m. to midnight each day. Some waters are under full fishing closures, which prohibit fishing at all times of day. These closures and restrictions will stay in effect until conditions improve.

These restrictions and closures went into effect 7/1/2021:

• A hoot owl on the Big Hole River from the North Fork of the Big Hole River downstream to Dickie...


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