Angling Restrictions lifted on several southwest Montana Rivers

MONTANA FISH, WILDLIFE AND PARKS PRESS RELEASE:

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 24, 2015

Contact: Andrea Jones, 406-994-6931

ANGLING RESTRICTIONS LIFTED ON SEVERAL SOUTHWEST MT RIVERS

(Bozeman)—Longer nights combined with cooler air temperatures have made a sustained

impact on southwest Montana rivers and their water temperatures. As a result, Montana Fish,

Wildlife & Parks has lifted the angling restrictions on the following rivers:

· Ruby River

· Shields River

· Madison River

· Gallatin River

· East Gallatin River

The following stretches of the Big Hole River remain closed to all fishing:

· Big Hole River Saginaw Bridge on Skinner Meadows Road to North Fork Big Hole

River

· Big Hole River Notch Bottom Fishing Access Site to the confluence with the

Beaverhead River

For up-to-date information on drought-related restrictions, visit

http://fwp.mt.gov/news/restrictions/ .

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