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More landowners join Missouri River flood lawsuit

More landowners join Missouri River flood lawsuit

OMAHA, Neb. — The list of landowners suing the federal government over major flooding along the Missouri River since 2006 has grown considerably.

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Charles Bronson

Charles Bronson

As measured on Garry Stocker's fish scale, this 18-inch rainbow trout fell into the Charles Bronson category.

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Moody Missouri

Moody Missouri

With low clouds shrouding the surrounding hills, the Missouri River takes on a moody appearance for anglers drifting downstream. Foul fall weather shouldn’t discourage fishermen and women, though, since bad weather can sometimes mean good fishing.

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Netted

Netted

A fat rainbow trout thrashes in the net after falling for a streamer fished on the Missouri River. Fall can be a great time to hook trout with bigger flies, and also is typically when streams are less crowded.

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Crews respond to pickup truck in Missouri River

GREAT FALLS — A person was hospitalized after a pickup truck apparently went off a steep embankment into the Missouri River near Dearborn.

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Mixed with Milk

Mixed with Milk

The muddy Milk River flows into the Missouri near Nashua in this aerial view taken Aug. 28.

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Muddy Milk

Muddy Milk

The muddy Milk River flows into the Missouri near Nashua in this aerial view taken Aug. 28. Heavy rains in Montana boosted Fort Peck Reservoir by 2 feet and also fed downstream Missouri reservoirs prompting higher releases than normal for this time of year.

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Man faces backlash over proposed Missouri River fishing dock

CASCADE — A man's plan to build a retractable fishing dock along the Missouri River south of Cascade faces backlash from his neighbors who say it's not safe for river floaters and would harm the view in an area through which the Lewis and Clark Expedition traveled 1805.

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Historic ranch for sale: PN Ranch in Central Montana dates to 1800s

Historic ranch for sale: PN Ranch in Central Montana dates to 1800s

A small corner of Montana’s early history is for sale.

August 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Descendant of William Clark floats Missouri River

Descendant of William Clark floats Missouri River

GREAT FALLS — The scale of time under which Churchill Clark operates would be daunting to many.

July 31, 2014 2:22 pm Photos

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Recreation area

Recreation area

There is now about 5 feet of water on the Crooked Creek Recreation Area’s boat ramp, following the slow rise of Fort Peck Reservoir.

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Crooked Creek sunset

Crooked Creek sunset

The sun sets over the large, shallow delta where the Mussellshell River meets the Missouri near Crooked Creek in the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge.

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Officials deny causing Missouri River floods

Officials deny causing Missouri River floods

OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shouldn't be blamed for causing major flooding along the Missouri River that has affected five states regularly since 2006, the federal government says in its initial response to a lawsuit.

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Whitefish man drowns in Missouri River

GREAT FALLS — A Whitefish man has drowned while fishing along the Missouri River.

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Sudden drop in Missouri concerns anglers and FWP

Sudden drop in Missouri concerns anglers and FWP

HELENA — When officials with the Bureau of Reclamation began holding back water to fill Canyon Ferry Reservoir earlier this month, the Missouri River flow below Holter Dam dropped more than 45 percent in less than a week. Now that dramatic drop has Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks concerned …

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Lack of rain in May means Fort Peck will be lower

Lack of rain in May means Fort Peck will be lower

Thanks to a drier-than-predicted May, the spring runoff forecast for the Missouri River Basin was downgraded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday by about 600,000 acre feet.

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Major snowmelt flows into Missouri River system

OMAHA, Neb. — More water than normal flowed into the Missouri River system last month because of the amount of snow melting, but officials say the reservoirs can handle it.

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Carp archer

Carp archer

An archer stands at the ready in the bow of his family’s fishing boat as they troll near the Crooked Creek boat ramp.

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Big sky country

Big sky country

Looking east from the Missouri River at the UL Bend, storm clouds build up for an afternoon thunderstorm.

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Tent campers

Tent campers

Shoreline campers play in the shallow, warm waters of the delta at Crooked Creek.

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