Category Archives: Protecting Trout

La Marche Creek

Big Hole 335 cfs Beaverhead 404 cfs The fly of choice today would have to the the purple haze. They wouldn’t hit a spruce moth pattern but they sure jumped on the haze. No one is a better friend to … Continue reading

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Montana Poaching in the News

For some reason, there have been quite a few stories in the news about poachers in Montana. I first saw this story about some numb-nut in Butte. I then saw another about a man who shot a bighorn sheep on … Continue reading

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Montana FWP offers Student Internships

I read in the Billings Gazette that the Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks is offering internships to elligable college students. The interships start in May and go into late August and pays about $8-10 per hour. Some of the positions … Continue reading

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Whirling Disease

While fishing the Middle Provo River in Utah on Saturday, I saw a number of dead fish and others that were close to death. Although I’ve fished a number of streams that are infected with Whirling Disease, I guess I’ve … Continue reading

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Protecting the Bull Trout

Although I’ve never caught a Bull Trout, the benefits of protecting it as a species are obvious. In the Missoulian I read an article about the efforts of environmentalists to protect the trout and it appears that this is a … Continue reading

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