Montana's Mighty Missouri

Oct 3 2013 - 5:16pm

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Jon DeMoss fishes from an inflatable pontoon boat on a stretch of the Missouri River in Montana.
(Photo credit: Jeff DeMoss/Standard-Examiner)
Jon DeMoss fishes from an inflatable pontoon boat on a stretch of the Missouri River in Montana.
(Photo credit: Jeff DeMoss/Standard-Examiner)

CRAIG, Mont. -- We pulled into the campground at about 5 p.m. on a Sunday, with clouds in the sky threatening rain.

The first auspicious sign of what kind of week we were about to have came right off the bat -- there was only one site available, and it happened to be the best one of the lot. It's spacious, shaded, and right on the riverbank.

After backing in the camper trailer and getting settled in a bit, we walked to the edge of the water to find a huge, awe-inspiring double rainbow arcing over the gray sky as the sun began to break through to the west.

"I bet I can pull a fish out right here," my dad, an angler with more than five decades of experience, said in a matter-of-fact tone.

Full story and photos:

http://www.xploreutah.net/story/montanas-mighty-missouri

 

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