As hard as it is to endure a long Montana winter, it is the price we pay to accumulate enough snowpack to fill our rivers for the sweet months of summer. And it is looking like Lolo pass is doing just fine in this department. It was reported to have above average snowpack for this time of year trending towards a 12 year high, and is up to 75 inches at the Lolo visitor center. It This is good news for anyone who enjoys whitewater rafting on the Lochsa, like Mat a raft guide for Bearpaw River Expeditions on the Lochsa this spring.
You can read more about the conditions up at the visitors center in this weeks Missoulian article here.
(photo: Bearpaw River Expeditions via Facebook)
Central to Eastern MT Fishing Report 8.5.20
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Fishing restrictions enacted for several rivers due to warm temps
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Block Management Program information available starting Aug.10
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2020 Montana boat validation decals required
FWP bans fires at Wheatland County properties
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Watch Saturday’s episode of MORS here!
Fishing Prank [VIDEO]
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