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By Jack H. Smith
Three Forks Voice 

Commission approves "Hoot Owl" restrictions

 

October 30, 2019

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The Montana Fish, Parks, & Wildlife Commission approved earlier this month permanent "Hoot Owl" Restrictions on the lower Madison River. Proposal 31 was part of the 2020 Fishing Regulations.

The Montana Fish, Parks, & Wildlife Commission approved earlier this month permanent "Hoot Owl" Restrictions on the lower Madison River. Proposal 31 was part of the 2020 Fishing Regulations.

The restrictions from the Warm Springs Day Use Area to the confluence of the Jefferson River will be in effect July 15 through August 15 from 2 p.m. to midnight.

According to FWP, restrictions currently went into effect after three consecutive days of 73 degrees maximum daily water temperatures and are lifted when there are three consecutive days below 70 degrees.

The FWP reports thermal data from...



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