A conservation group has filed notice that it plans to sue federal regulators for failing to make a decision on proposed water quality rules in Montana.
This photo is taken from north of the James Kipp Recreation Area looking back across the frozen Missouri River.
The Bureau of Land Management will close the James Kipp and Coal Banks Landing recreation areas for the winter season from Dec. 1 through about March 31, or until river ice conditions abate to allow safe boating on the Missouri River.
Water gushes from the spillway at Fort Peck Dam in 2011, a surge of water that may have boosted the fish population below the dam.
This fall, fly fisherman Phil Gonzales landed the biggest rainbow trout of his life while tossing a lure with a spinning rod.
Angler Phil Gonzales landed this 22-pound, 4-ounce rainbow trout while fishing below Fort Peck Dam on the Missouri River last month. Although a die-hard fly angler, Gonzales caught the fish on a spinning rod and lure.
OMAHA, Neb. — The list of landowners suing the federal government over major flooding along the Missouri River since 2006 has grown considerably.
As measured on Garry Stocker's fish scale, this 18-inch rainbow trout fell into the Charles Bronson category.
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.
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.
GREAT FALLS — A person was hospitalized after a pickup truck apparently went off a steep embankment into the Missouri River near Dearborn.
The muddy Milk River flows into the Missouri near Nashua in this aerial view taken Aug. 28.
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.
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.
A small corner of Montana’s early history is for sale.
GREAT FALLS — The scale of time under which Churchill Clark operates would be daunting to many.
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.
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.
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.
GREAT FALLS — A Whitefish man has drowned while fishing along the Missouri River.