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Ken Frazer

Frazer to speak at Magic City Fly Fishers meeting

The Magic City Fly Fishers will host Ken Frazer, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks Region 5 fisheries manager, at its Oct. 7 general meeting.

October 02, 2014 5:30 amLoading…
Bighorn River brown trout populations rise

Bighorn River brown trout populations rise

Good water years have allowed the brown trout population to soar on the popular Bighorn River in south-central Montana, making last year's roughly the fourth-highest trout count since 1986.

April 04, 2013 12:05 am Related Loading…
Wyoming outdoors: Fungus outbreak killing old Bighorn trout

Wyoming outdoors: Fungus outbreak killing old Bighorn trout

Saturday evening I received an email and photo from a friend. Kent Andersen, facilities director at Sheridan College, had fished the Bighorn River and was disturbed to see a number of dead brown trout littering the bottom of the river. The photo he sent me was of a brown trout covered with f…

January 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
1st fisheries management plan out for scrutiny

1st fisheries management plan out for scrutiny

With an increase in jet boat use in the Billings area, boat launches above and below Huntley and Waco dams should be high priorities, but it’s difficult to build them in a river that shifts course in high water.

September 23, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Billings man pulls fat largemouth bass out of Lake Elmo

Burt Gill of Billings caught an 8.49-pound largemouth bass while fishing at Lake Elmo on June 19, just ounces shy of the state record of 8.8 pounds.

July 28, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Bowfishing during spawn gives archers springtime targets

Bowfishing during spawn gives archers springtime targets

Wading through the flooded, grassy shallows of Tongue River Reservoir, Ann Feragen stalked her scaly, golden prey — the common carp.

June 10, 2012 12:10 am Photos

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Project will extend Yellowstone cutthroat habitat

Project will extend Yellowstone cutthroat habitat

Yellowstone cutthroat trout have gained a stronger, though still small, foothold in south central Montana over the past several years thanks to efforts of Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and cooperating federal agencies.

April 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Fish tested below oil spill site show signs of stress

Fish tested below oil spill site show signs of stress

Fish captured in the Yellowstone River by crews with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks may be showing the effects of the July 1 oil spill.

July 20, 2011 6:00 pm Related Loading…

High flows to change Bighorn River fishery through July

Thanks to a year’s worth of rain in May and loads of snowpack remaining in the mountains, flows will be high and steady through the end of July on the Bighorn River below Yellowtail Dam, frustrating dry-fly fishermen on the popular trout stream and possibly flooding some properties.

June 05, 2011 12:10 amLoading…
FWP proposes restoring cutthroat to upper Boulder River drainage

FWP proposes restoring cutthroat to upper Boulder River drainage

Restoring native Yellowstone cutthroat trout to seven mountain lakes and 18.5 miles of stream on the upper Boulder River is proposed in a draft environmental assessment released by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks on Friday.

May 22, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…

Wyoming Outdoors: Reflecting on 27 years on the Bighorn River

Have you ever reflected on your fishing experiences regarding a cherished fishing spot? I know I have. This year marks the 27th year that I have guided on the Bighorn River. Looking back over the years, I can identify many changes that have taken place.

February 24, 2011 12:00 amLoading…

Bureau of Reclamation's plan for Bighorn River, reservoir water still hotly contested

After praise in September for a plan meant to guide water allocation from Yellowtail Dam, opponents returned to their corners for another round of verbal jabbing in December. But now the referee has stepped in to stop the fight.

January 05, 2011 12:00 am Related Loading…
New plan soothes Bighorn water worries

New plan soothes Bighorn water worries

There seems to be a truce on at least one front of the Wyoming-Montana water wars.

September 29, 2010 5:44 pm Photos

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