Alliance Addresses Flow Concerns with BOR

The Bighorn River Alliance continues to take issue with the current water management policies of the Bureau of Reclamation Montana Area Office regarding releases from Yellowtail Dam into the Bighorn River. Over the past ten years, the Montana Area Office […]


Fishing the Bighorn at 8500 cfs

FISHING THE BIGHORN AT 8500cfs By: Dante Bonanini, Bighorn Alliance board member, Fly-fishing guide at Bighorn Trout Shop The Bighorn River is arguably the best trout stream in the world regardless of high water or low water. High water brings […]


River Information and Etiquette

River Information and Etiquette The Bighorn River Alliance welcomes you to the Bighorn River. This information will help make your angling experience here as pleasant and productive as possible. The Bighorn is one of the most heavily fished streams in […]


Proposed Bighorn River Strategy Overview

Proposed Bighorn River Strategy Overview Prepared by Doug Haacke, on behalf of Friends of the Bighorn River, Magic City Fly Fishers, Bighorn River Alliance, Montana Trout Unlimited and Montana Wildlife Federation. Over the course of the last four years, the […]


Frank Johnson’s Overview of River and Lake Management

MANAGEMENT OF RIVER FLOWS BY BUREAU OF RECLAMATION The following is an exchange of letters between Frank Johnson, a member of the Big Horn River Alliance and Mr. Dan Jewell, Area Manager, Montana Office of the Bureau of Reclamation. After […]