Fly Fishing in Southwest Montana with Healing Waters Lodge

IMG_2720Best to know before you go!  Montana’s Fish, Wildlife, and Parks easy access on their website to learn about any water body restrictions or closures.

Below is a list of current restrictions and closures to Montana waterbodies. Many factors such as drought and fire may lead to a waterbody being closed for fishing on a temporary basis. For a statewide view of closures, view the Fishing Closures map.

Restrictions & Closures

 Big Hole River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/23/2016
Mandatory Drought Closure – 2 PM to Midnight
Saginaw Bridge on Skinner Meadows Road to North Fork Big Hole River Mouth (7/22/2016)
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Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/23/2016
Mandatory Drought Closure – 2 PM to Midnight
Notch Bottom FAS to confluence with the Beaverhead River (7/22/2016)
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 East Gallatin River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/08/2016
Mandatory Drought Closure – 2 PM to Midnight
East Gallatin River from Spring Hill Road Bridge (Hwy411) to the confluence with the Gallatin River. (7/7/2016)
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 Gallatin River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/01/2016
Mandatory Drought Closure – 2 PM to Midnight
From the confluence with the Madison River at Three Forks to Sheds Bridge (Hwy 84) near Four Corners, MT (6/30/2016)
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 Jefferson River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/01/2016
Mandatory Drought Closure – 2 PM to Midnight
Entire river. (6/30/2016)
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 Madison River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 06/30/2016
Mandatory Drought Closure – 2 PM to Midnight
Madison River from Ennis Dam to the mouth (6/29/2016)
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