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Fishing Closures Announced on Portions of Big Hole River

Full fishing closures will go into effect on portions of the Big Hole River Aug. 17. Full fishing closures prohibit fishing at all times of day. These closures will stay in effect until conditions improve.

These closures go into effect, Tuesday, Aug. 17, at 12:01 a.m.:

• Dickie Bridge to North Fork Big Hole River.

• Tony Schoonen Fishing Access Site Maiden Rock Fishing Access Site.

“Hoot owl” restrictions currently in effect on several Montana rivers are expected to be lifted this week. Hoot owl restrictions means fishing is closed from 2 p.m. to midnight each day.

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