Brett French reports: iPhone app allows guides to track Bighorn River catches
By angelamontana

Posted: December 23, 2021

An iPhone app developed by Billings software designer Doug Haacke for five Bighorn River guides has provided insight into the popular fishery. The experiment was one of several conducted by the Bighorn River Alliance to gain a broader understanding of the stream. These five guides boated more than 4,000 fish between March and October while helping out 530 clients. Other studies on the stream included a look at the bug life in the stream and the aquatic plants. To learn more about the river, check out my story at

Written by Brett French | Outdoors Editor for the Billings Gazette