With the recent increase in temperature, Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is alerting the public to the movement of ice jams and sudden rises in water levels along river corridors.
A number of Region 3 fishing access sites are experiencing flooding with ice barriers forcing water to flow into these sites.
The following fishing access sites are closed due to ice jams and flooding:
- Ennis FAS – Closed since December 13
- Valley Garden FAS – Closed since December 13
- Mallards Rest FAS – Closed since December 13
- York’s Islands FAS – Closed today
These sites will reopen when safe for public use.
When entering a fishing access site, please use caution near the river banks if ice jams are present.
(Report by Montana FWP; Feature photo: billingsgazette.com)