Southwest Montana Fishery Decline

June 1, 2023 By: Spencer Durrant

In late May, MidCurrent reported on news that populations of brown trout were significantly decreased in several southwest Montana rivers, notably the Big Hole, Beaverhead, and Ruby. The causes of the decline are multifaceted, and Joshua Bergan over at Fly Fisherman Magazine offers a nuanced, honest look at them. You can read his story here.