Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks urges floaters to use caution and watch for river hazards, such as diversion dams, boulders, and log jams.
Recently in western Montana, one drowning and several rescues occurred at a Bitterroot River diversion dam, located approximately three miles downstream of the Woodside Crossing Fishing Access Site (FAS). Other accidents and near drownings have occurred on other Montana rivers in recent weeks.
Read the full announcement here. And be careful floating the North Fork!