Montana fishing advocates, businesses call for river preservation task force

For those wanting the state to take more action to preserve coldwater fisheries in southwestern Montana rivers, this summer demonstrated the need. But the governor has yet to heed their call for a task force to tackle the problem.

This week, a panel of four advocates for Montana’s rivers, fish, and the fishing industry discussed the effect of this summer’s heat and drought on streamflows and fish and suggested some ideas the state needs to consider to maintain Montana’s reputation as a blue-ribbon trout fishing destination.

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