Bighorn River Etiquette
Respect and Enjoy
Because of the increasing number of boats and wading fisherman, observation of the unwritten, local customs will help you and other fishermen have an enjoyable day.
The Bighorn River is one of the most heavily fished streams in Montana. If fishermen are courteous and have a relaxed attitude the river will continue to offer a superb angling experience.
Did You Know?
The first 13 miles of the Bighorn River below Yellowtail Dam is the most fished area in the state of Montana, often attracting over 100,000 anglers each year. Surveys show that 75 percent of summer anglers are from out of state. More...