Montana Starts Stream Closures Due to Heat

The upper Big Hole is already closed, the Jefferson has set a new record for low flows, the Smith is flowing at only 100 cfs, and Yellowstone levels may soon reach their 1931 lows. Now Montana officials are considering a new round of “hoot owl” closures that will shut down any fishing after 2PM on several rivers. Scott McMillion reports in the Bozeman Chronicle.

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