Drownings cast shadow over beautiful lakeHowdy Beaver
July 25, 2002
Drownings cast shadow over beautiful lake
We were saddened to hear about the drowning in Bear Paw Lake last week.
That mountain lake looks so serene and beautiful that a person would have trouble understanding how anything tragic could ever happen there. And yet tragedy has struck there at least two other times in our lifetime and maybe more times in that area before people were writing about life in the beautiful Bear Paws.
On two occasions Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks drained the lake through the years. Their mission was to make a good trout fishery out of a lake that was...