Below is a list of current restrictions and closures to Montana waterbodies. Many factors such as drought and fire may lead to a waterbody being closed for fishing on a temporary basis. For a statewide view of closures, view the Fishing Closures map.

Restrictions & Closures

 Big Hole River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/03/2015
Mandatory Drought Closure - 2 PM to Midnight
Entire Big Hole River, excluding Dickey Bridge to Maiden Rock Fishing Access Site. (7/2/2015)
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 Bitterroot River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/03/2015
Mandatory Drought Closure - 2 PM to Midnight
Bitterroot River from its origin at the confluence of the East and West Forks of the Bitterroot River to its mouth (7/2/2015)
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 Blackfoot River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/03/2015
Mandatory Drought Closure - 2 PM to Midnight
Blackfoot River from its headwaters to its confluence with the Clark Fork River (7/2/2015)
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 Clark Fork River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/03/2015
Mandatory Drought Closure - 2 PM to Midnight
Clark Fork River from its origin at the confluence of Warm Springs and Silver Bow Creeks to the confluence with the Flathead River (7/2/2015)
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 Flint Creek
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/03/2015
Mandatory Drought Closure - 2 PM to Midnight
From the Highway 1 Bridge near milepost 53 to the mouth (7/2/2015)
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 Jefferson River
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/03/2015
Mandatory Drought Closure - 2 PM to Midnight
Entire Jefferson River (7/2/2015)
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 Silver Bow Creek
Hoot Owl Fishing Restriction starting 07/03/2015
Mandatory Drought Closure - 2 PM to Midnight
From Blacktail Creek to the mouth where it joins with Warm Springs Creek (7/2/2015)
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Reopened Waterbodies

No current reopenings were found in the database.