The impact of last year’s historic flooding on Yellowstone River’s fishing industry

The waters of Yellowstone National Park were at the brink of overflowing in June 2022 days before the flooding that closed and damaged many roadways causing the National Park Service to close all entrance points into the park.

It’s been a year since huge floods on the Yellowstone River wiped out roads in and around Yellowstone National Park. Those floods upended the lives of people who live downstream. Many are worried about what those floods meant for the river’s world-famous trout fishery. It’s a big part of the local economy. Yellowstone Public Radio’s Olivia Weitz visited the river with a fishing guide and has this report.

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