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Water levels limit Canyon Ferry WMA waterfowl hunting

From Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks

TOWNSEND — Waterfowl hunting opportunities will be limited on the Canyon Ferry Wildlife Management Area this year during both the youth and general waterfowl seasons due to ongoing extreme drought.

Pond 2 at the WMA is dry, Pond 4 is expected to be completely dry in about a week, and water levels in Ponds 1 and 3 are also down significantly. There has not been any water going into Ponds 2 or 4 for more than two months, according to Adam Grove, wildlife biologist for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks in Townsend.

“There simply has not been enough...


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