Montana Oks fishing access purchase in Bridger
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MATT GOURAS Associated Press Writer HELENA
The state of Montana is going ahead with a plan to buy 172 acres along the Clark Fork of the Yellowstone River near Bridger for fishing and hunting access, despite objections from neighbors who argue the site offers poor fishing and few game animals. The State Land Board, made up of the governor and other top state elected officials, endorsed the plan Thursday on a 3-1 vote. It had previously been authorized by the Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife & Parks. Supporters said the access is needed in An area that offers little. They said any fishing...