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Reser Reservoir being drained, FWP busy trapping and transferring fish


July 18, 2018


Marc Kloker

Information and Education Program Manager

Communication-Education Division

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, Region 6

Reser Reservoir, a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) reservoir located approximately 18 miles northwest of Chinook, will be slowly drained throughout the summer due to structural damage at the dam. A small washout was observed this spring, and repair and maintenance to the dam is necessary to avoid a complete loss to the structure.

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks is working with BLM staff to coordinate the drawdown while trying to salvage and t...

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