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.
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 …
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.
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.
An archer stands at the ready in the bow of his family’s fishing boat as they troll near the Crooked Creek boat ramp.
Looking east from the Missouri River at the UL Bend, storm clouds build up for an afternoon thunderstorm.
Shoreline campers play in the shallow, warm waters of the delta at Crooked Creek.