Montana Fly Fishing Guides Witness Effects of Melting Glaciers

Shrinking glaciers and a snowpack in decline are reducing the amount of snowmelt into the state’s rivers and streams.

(Photo credit: Benoit Brummer / CC BY 4.0)

A recent article from the Yale Climate Connections highlighted a few well-known guides discussing the impacts of glacial melt that they are experiencing firsthand on their home waters.


One of the guides interviewed for the piece, Hilary Hutcheson notes in the article that in her guiding career she has witnessed the elimination of about half a dozen glaciers that feed Montana’s famous trout waters.

The article is well worth a read over on YaleClimateConnections.org!

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