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  Yellowstone River - Fly Fishing Yellowstone River
The river is now left pretty much to nature, and is being managed for the welfare of the creatures in and around it with the result it has become perhaps as natural a trout stream as currently exists, outside of Alaska or remote Canada, on this continent.
The closing of this area for this purpose is another example of the Park Administration moving closer to the ideal in managing this wonderland for all creatures, and for the continued enjoyment by mankind.
The Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone is as beautiful and as awe inspiring as that of the Colorado.
www.yellowstonenationalpark.com /yellowstoneriver.htm   (1565 words)

 Yellowstone River as described by Lewis and Clark and the U.S. Geological Survey
At the confluence of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers, the Yellowstone River is actually the larger river.
On the lard bank of the yellowstone river 2 miles S.E. of it’s junction with the Missouri observed Equal altitudes of the sun with Sextant and artificial horizon.
The Missouri River is the river flowing from west to east in the above July 28, 1995, photograph.
nd.water.usgs.gov /lewisandclark/yellowstone.html   (1534 words)

 Yellowstone National Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Yellowstone is the first and oldest national park in the world and covers 3,470 square miles (8,980 kmĀ²), mostly in the northwest corner of Wyoming.
However, the headwaters of the Snake River are on the west side of the continental divide, and the headwaters of the Yellowstone River are on the east side of that divide.
Yellowstone is widely considered to be the finest megafauna wildlife habitat in the lower 48 states.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yellowstone_National_Park   (4214 words)

 Yellowstone River - Green River Basin - Wild and Scenic Utah - Utah Rivers Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Yellowstone River is a jewel on the South Slope of the Uintas.
The Yellowstone River stands apart among the south slope rivers for its undammed splendor.
But, as with the Uinta River, the Forest Service did not recommend protection of the Yellowstone River at its lower sections where a dam is being proposed as part of the Central Utah Project.
www.utahrivers.org /wild_scenic/utah_map/green_river/yellowstone_river.shtml   (464 words)

 The Total Yellowstone History Page
Yellowstone's name is historically credited to the Native Americans who lived in and around the park area.
He shall also cause all persons trespassing upon the same after the passage of this act to be removed therefrom, and generally shall be authorized to take all such measures as shall be necessary or proper to fully carry out the objects and purposes of this act.
Here in Yellowstone National Park and in the surrounding millions of acres of national forest, nearly every species of plant and animal life that John Colter could have seen when he ventured into the area almost 200 years ago continue to flourish.
www.yellowstone-natl-park.com /history.html   (1325 words)

 Gardner River
Rising on the northeast slope of Joseph Peak in the northwest corner of Yellowstone Park, the Gardner is first seen by most anglers in Gardner's Hole.
These four streams, and the river here, are the only ones in the Park that may be fished with worms—but only by children twelve years and under.
The next approach to the river is a dirt road from the newer housing section for Park Headquarters at Mammoth.
www.yellowstonenationalpark.com /gardnerriver.htm   (871 words)

 Yellowstone River Fly Fishing
The river can be crowded at popular access points like Buffalo Ford, but if you like to hike a bit, there are many good spots where you can get away from the crowds.
This is the stretch of the river where the spring creeks flow into the Yellowstone.
This lower river, from here on down through Big Timber is similar to the water around Livingston, but the riffles and pools are farther apart so there is more unproductive water.
www.yellowstoneangler.com /yellowstone.asp   (1191 words)

 The Nature Conservancy in Montana - The Yellowstone River
Near the Yellowstone river's confluence with the Missouri are the sandstone bluffs that inspired American Indians to name the river "Yellow rock" or Yellowstone.
Downstream, as the river flows through eastern Montana, some of the warm water fish, like the endangered pallid sturgeon and paddle fish, are in trouble, in part due to the impact of diversion structures for irrigation.
One project involves building a fish bypass canal around the Tongue and Yellowstone diversion dam (also known as the 12-mile dam) to allow native fish to reach their traditional spawning and rearing habitat on the Tongue River.
www.nature.org /wherewework/northamerica/states/montana/preserves/art7792.html   (559 words)

 NPR : Flyfishing on the Yellowstone River, Fishing in America
The 670-mile Yellowstone is usually a quiet stretch of water populated with more fish than people.
The Yellowstone River is considered the best stream for cutthroat trout fishing in the world, and hundreds of people have come together to match abilities and share tales with some of the best anglers.
But the more people on the river, the harder the fish are to fool with a fly.
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/2002/aug/fishing/flyfishing   (428 words)

Yellowstone is known to have a massive magma chamber that has been bulging upward to near 3 ft from early survey work from 1923 to recent (1985)- although a net subsidence from 1985 to present.
Yellowstone is its own very large volcanic system with boiling geysers and mud flows that have entertained the public for decades.
Yellowstone has not had any volcanic eruptions for tens of thousands of years, but in the summer of 2003, one public trail heated up to about the boiling point of water which is 212 degrees Fahrenheit.
www.earthmountainview.com /yellowstone/yellowstone.htm   (15900 words)

 Yellowstone National Park.com - Visit Yellowstone National Park (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Yellowstone National Park is a favorite to millions of visitors each year.
The Yellowstone National Park bear management policy strives to ensure a natural and free-ranging population of fl and grizzly bears.
Yellowstone National Park officials reported, with deep regret on Saturday June 15, 2003, Yellowstone's most popular grizzly bear #264 "Obsidian" had to be euthanized after being struck by a motorist.
www.yellowstonenationalpark.com.cob-web.org:8888   (1617 words)

 GORP - Overview of Wyoming's Yellowstone River
The Yellowstone river is still the longest free-flowing undammed waterway in the lower forty-eight states.
The valley begins to widen at the upper reach of this stretch, and as one travels downstream the valley continues to broaden and is encircled by mountains on all sides.
As the river exits Yankee Jim Canyon it appears to broaden (probably an effect of the valley broadening), slow somewhat, and then straighten to a degree.
gorp.away.com /gorp/publishers/pruett/fis_yell.htm   (1217 words)

 The Snake River Plain and the Yellowstone Hot Spot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
A long line of features that extends to the west from Yellowstone are interpreted to be the track left in the continent from the hotspot.
The Snake River Plain is a broad, flat arcuate depression which is concave to the north and covers one quarter of the state of Idaho.
Elevations on the Snake River Plain decrease from the east (4,400-5,000 feet; 1,350-1,525 m) to the west (2,950-3,900 feet; 900-1,200 m).
volcano.und.nodak.edu /vwdocs/volc_images/north_america/yellowstone.html   (422 words)

 Saving the Yellowstone River
A river that is continuously changing its channel, depositing gravel bars and sand beaches during one spring runoff and wearing them away the next.
The 19-member coalition of organizations and individuals all agree that an uncontrolled, free-flowing river will be increasingly valuable to the nation and to the communities along its banks.
Allowing the river to utilize its floodplain will decrease destructive flooding and is a small concession considering the benefits we all derive from the river.
www.montanariveraction.org /save-the-yellowstone-river.html   (267 words)

 Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem Rivers: Yellowstone River   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The headwaters of the Yellowstone River is the farthest one can get from a road in the lower 48 states.
Yellowstone Lake, through which the Yellowstone River flows, is North America’s largest high mountain lake and home to the largest population of genetically-pure interior cutthroat trout on earth.
The lush cottonwood forest that lines much of the Yellowstone downstream from Livingston is one of the largest of its kind in the West and serves a haven for hundreds of bald eagles and countless other bird and mammal species.
www.greateryellowstone.org /ecosystem/waters/rivers/yellowstone.php   (176 words)

 Yellowstone River Corridor Resource Page
The interdisciplinary planning study extends 477 river miles from Sweetgrass County, Montana to the Missouri River confluence in McKenzie County, North Dakota.
The representative study reaches are selected segments of the River corridor that will be the focus areas of the Yellowstone River Cumulative Effects Study.
Yellowstone River Fish Community Response to Anthropogenic Factors: Preliminary Evaluation for the Cumulative Effects Study Contact Stan Danielsen at sdanielsen@mt.gov or 406-247-4414 to request a copy of this report.
nris.state.mt.us /yellowstone   (672 words)

 Yellowstone River Fly Fishing
It is the longest wild (undammed) river in the lower 48 states (671 miles).
Due to the sheer power of the river and its often unpredictable contours, crossing the river by wading is dangerous if not impossible in all but a few spots, such as Buffalo Ford, which can only be traversed during low water.
Access to the Middle Yellowstone is fairly easy, with a highway paralleling close to the river and numerous state-run access points, along with many lodging and eating establishments.
www.troutsource.com /RiversFolder/Yellowstone.htm   (1385 words)

 Yellowstone River (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The river must be allowed to use its floodplain to create and sustain its wetlands for breeding habitats of plants, birds, fish and other animals.
If the river is not constricted by man-made structures and allowed to utilize its natural floodplain, it will help to dissipate stream velocity and reduce its erosive power during flood conditions by creating wide meanders within the floodplain and storing flood waters, lessening downstream impacts.
The Yellowstone River has no dams to halt its rushing water, although much blood was shed fighting against the Corps of Engineers’ Allen Spur Dam, a 660 foot high concrete arch dam 3 1/2 miles above Livingston, that would have backed water to the Yellowstone Park Boundary above Gardiner.
www.montanariveraction.org.cob-web.org:8888 /yellowstone.river.html   (724 words)

 Yellowstone River - Fishing Guide - Montana FWP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
From the park boundary to Livingston, the river flows north through Paradise Valley, flanked by the Absarokee Mountains on the east and the Gallatin Range on the west.
The Yellowstone has survived as one of the last, large, free flowing rivers in the continental United States.
From the clear, coldwater cutthroat trout fishery in Yellowstone National Park to the warmer water habitat at its mouth, the river supports a variety of aquatic environments that remain relatively undisturbed.
fwp.mt.gov /fishing/guide/q_Yellowstone_River__1039825479787_472.869_570.287.aspx   (1482 words)

 Whitewater Rafting the Yellowstone River ­ Yellowstone Raft Company
Big, beautiful, and free-flowing, the Yellowstone River rolls along the north boundary of Yellowstone Park and through the many rapids of the upper Paradise Valley.
This is a wonderful river for all ages.
All Yellowstone River trips meet at our office located at #406 on Highway 89 in Gardiner, one block north of the bridge.
www.yellowstoneraft.com /yellowstn.html   (161 words)

 Yellowstone River Rafting - in Gardiner Montana at the North Entrance to Yellowstone Park
Yellowstone River Rafting - in Gardiner Montana at the North Entrance to Yellowstone Park
Right where the Gardiner River converges with the mighty Yellowstone River, you will find rolling waves that are The river flows north out of the park where we enjoy big rolling waves that make people laugh uncontrollably.
We shuttle you to and from the river
www.montanawhitewater.com /pages/yellowstone_trips.html   (732 words)

 Tim Wade's North Fork Anglers - Yellowstone National Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Yellowstone can be divided into many sections from its beginning south of the national park to its exit from the park near Mammoth.
The Yellowstone is closed to fishing in the Hayden Valley stretch.
In the lower stretches of the Yellowstone, expect rainbows, browns, cutt-bows, and even a few brook trout to hit your fly, as well as the native Yellowstone cutthroat.
www.northforkanglers.com /yellowstone.htm   (2393 words)

 American Rivers: Yellowstone River Among America's "Most Endangered"
“The Yellowstone River is a national treasure, but building these homes right on the river sets the table for massive bank stabilization and flood control projects in the future, and wrecks the very reason people want to live there in the first place,” said Rebecca Wodder, president of American Rivers.
The Upper Yellowstone River, an 85-mile stretch, is treasured for its world-class wild trout fishery and magnificent views of the towering Absaroka and Gallatin mountain ranges.
American Rivers and the Greater Yellowstone Coalition called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to complete its long overdue cumulative effects study on the Upper Yellowstone River and begin writing a Special Area Management Plan (SAMP) that includes a plan for protecting ecologically valuable riverfront lands from future development.
americanrivers.org /site/News2?page=NewsArticle&id=8499&security=1&...   (806 words)

 The Rojomo Expedition of 1996 Lewis and Clark-At the Yellowstone River
From the point of junction a wood occupies the space between the two rivers, which at the distance of a mile comes within two hundred and fifty yards of each other.
A sufficient quantity of limestone for building may easily be procured near the junction of the rivers; it does not lie in regular stratas, but is in large irregular masses, of a light colour and apparently of an excellant quality.
On the south a beautiful plain separates the two rivers, till at about six miles there is a timbered piece of low ground, and a little above it bluffs, where the country rises gradually from the river; the situations on the north more high and open.
www.mt.net /~rojomo/landc6.htm   (360 words)

 Yellowstone Country Bed and Breakfast is your Montana Fly Fishing base camp for the Yellowstone River, near Yellowstone ...
Yellowstone Country Bed and Breakfast offers modern two bedroom log cabins with private decks on the Yellowstone River.
Yellowstone Country Bed and Breakfast in Emigrant, Montana is your fly fishing base camp for the Yellowstone River, the Livingston Spring Creeks, and nearby Yellowstone National Park.
Yellowstone Country Bed and Breakfast is a member of Montana Bed and Breakfast Association.
www.yellowstonebb.com   (287 words)

 Montana Kids - Montana Kids - Lewis and Clark Discovery Points
Yellowstone River: The Marias and Missouri rivers were Lewis' targets for further exploration on the 1806 return trip.
They divided their forces at Travelers Rest and planned to meet back where the Missouri and Yellowstone converge at Fort Union, some 450 miles to the east.
They would become the first whites known to travel the Yellowstone River.
montanakids.com /landcdiscoverypoints.asp?sIDNumber=57   (135 words)

 Welcome to the River House - Yellowstone Vacation Home
Perched on a river bank overlooking the beautiful Yellowstone River and spectacular mountain backdrop, the River House is a spacious (2700 sq.ft.) hand built log home centrally located Montana's Paradise Valley.
The large deck overlooks the 8 acres of river frontage and historic barns on the property.
The River House is located 27 miles south of historic Livingston, MT and 29 miles North of Yellowstone National Park.
www.yellowstonevacationhome.com   (231 words)

 Montana Fly Fishing in Montana's Paradise Valley, fly fishing tackle, bookings with Outfitters and Guides and guides
The Yellowstone Angler provides a fly selection of over 1800 patterns and sizes, for everything from Montana trout (big browns, rainbows, and cutthroat) to fly fishing for bass, pike, steelhead, salmon and the numerous varieties of saltwater game fish (big tarpon, permit, bonefish, snook, redfish, and barracuda).
The hopper fishing is still holding up on the river but anglers looking for that brown of a lifetime are switching over to streamers, using sink tip lines to get the big ugly stuff down where those big fish live.
Inside Yellowstone Park hatches of Green Drakes are appearing on Slough Creek and the Lamar River and these big mayflies really bring up the big fish.
www.yellowstoneangler.com   (886 words)

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