MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Wildlife officials say there has been a surge of bear deaths along Montana highways as more bears have been making their way down to river valleys in search of food ahead of their winter hibernation.
Water flows are flowing less than half the volume normally seen on the Clark Fork River waterways in Missoula and they are putting a huge damper on river recreation, including floating and kayaking--even surfing for some in western Montana.
Where are the best places to float the Clark Fork River? Where are the safe launch points to load and unload your floats or drift boats? Thanks to our friends at King Fisher Fly Shop, we have a few recommendations to help you enjoy the most of what this exciting river has to offer, including maps!