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Fishing restrictions lifted at Willow Creek Reservoir


From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

During a conference call Thursday, the Fish and Wildlife Commission lifted all fishing restrictions at Willow Creek Reservoir near Augusta.

The department was recently informed that the Bureau of Reclamation and Greenfields Irrigation District need to completely drain the reservoir in order to complete maintenance and repairs to the dam infrastructure. During the drawdown, it is anticipated that some fish will be flushed downstream, and fish that remain in the reservoir will not survive because water levels will be below levels that can sustain aquati...

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