This past summer (and the summer before) the river was not usable for the majority of July, August and into September. Murky water and dense algae blooms from Clark Canyon Dam down the the Barrett’s diversion pushed anglers away. Wade Fellin of the Big Hole Lodge is helping to bring this issue to light. He works for the Upper Missouri Waterkeeper, and is working to get this solved. If your around Dillon on Friday, December 9 stop by the Beaverhead Brewing Company to “Meet you Waterkeeper” and learn about this growing problem. We hear there will be some pretty cool prizes, plus the new “Drifted In Winter Ale” is delicious!
Learn more here: Anglers Must Stand Up for the Beaverhead