This year NorthWestern Energy will fund $1.3 million in fisheries, wildlife and habitat enhancement projects along the 550-mile corridor of the Madison and Missouri rivers — from Yellowstone National Park to the headwaters of Fort Peck Reservoir in Montana.
BOZEMAN — The Gallatin County Road Department has no plans to finish paving Buffalo Jump Road from Logan to the south, along the east bank of the Madison River.
The Eight Mile Ford fishing access site on the Madison River near Ennis will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday.
An animal disease surveillance program has found elk that have been exposed to brucellosis in an area of southwest Montana where infections previously had not been documented.
Yellowstone bison forage for grass in the snow near an icy Madison River in Montana.
The Big Hole River from Melrose Bridge to Notch Bottom fishing access site will reopen to fishing on Friday. This section of river was closed on Aug. 20 because of low flows and in accordance with the Big Hole Drought Management Plan.
HELENA — Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is limiting fishing hours on several rivers due to lower flows and warmer temperatures.
Disaster aid. As requested by Gov. Steve Bullock, the White House approved a disaster declaration for Montana counties and reservations that suffered damages to roads and other structures in spring flooding. The counties included are Blaine, Chouteau, Custer, Dawson, Fergus, Garfield, Gold…
The attack of a woman by an otter along the Madison River west of West Yellowstone on Tuesday night has prompted the Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks to issue a warning.
HELENA - While 80 percent of people surveyed in 2009 are satisfied with recreational conditions on the Madison River, as its use continues to increase, that could change.
Two bison were killed by authorities Wednesday after livestock officials said repeated efforts to drive them back into Yellowstone National Park to make way for cattle had failed.
On Wednesday, Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks closed the Ennis fishing access site because of minor flooding caused by ice jams on the Madison River.
Hebgen Lake Dam, built in 1914, has served a purpose beyond its initial function of controlling floodwaters, storing water for downstream users and generating electricity. It also has acted as a filter for mercury.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — Parts of three rivers in Yellowstone National Park are closed to fishing because of unusually warm water temperatures.
MADISON RIVER — After years of dismantling old barns to sell their wood, it seems odd that Walter Kannon decided to save rather than dismember what’s now called the Old Kirby Place.
A fresh salad, including herbs from the greenhouse, greet visitors to the Old Kirby Place. Included in the cost of the stay is an open bar.
The Old Kirby Place barn has been retrofitted for a new apartment upstairs where former owner Walter Kannon spends part of his summers.
Walter Kannon, 85, used to co-own and run the Old Kirby Place along the Madison River. He now helps entertain guests with poetry recitations and tales of the valley's history.
Owner Bruce Alverson and partner LeAnn Sanders stand in front of the Old Kirby Place, which is operated as a fly-fishing lodge along the Madison River. The facility is open from the first of June through the last weekend in September.
Rough, hand-hewn logs were used to create the cabins at the Old Kirby Place Located south of Ennis along Highway 287, the property is close to Yellowstone National Park, as well as great fishing on the Madison River and nearby lakes.