Paddling Montana
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Paddling Montana

by Hank Fischer, Carol Fischer
     
 

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PADDLING MONTANA, 2nd edition (Falcon)Hank Fischer and Carol Fischer The completely up-to-date detailed guide to Montana’s 32 major rivers from the state’s premier river guides. This new edition provides information on access points, distances, river difficulties and hazards, maps with distance mileages, and phone numbers for obtaining up-to-the-minute

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PADDLING MONTANA, 2nd edition (Falcon)Hank Fischer and Carol Fischer The completely up-to-date detailed guide to Montana’s 32 major rivers from the state’s premier river guides. This new edition provides information on access points, distances, river difficulties and hazards, maps with distance mileages, and phone numbers for obtaining up-to-the-minute floating conditions. The text contains anecdotes and sidebars about indigenous history, Lewis and Clark routes, avoiding crowds, and rules for traveling waterways such as the Missouri, the Yellowstone, the Flathead, the Smith, and many others. Hank Fischer is a 30-year river veteran who is also a writer and environmentalist. He works for the National Wildlife Federation in Missoula. His wife Carol is a writer and has worked as a fishing guide in addition to many other outdoor endeavors in Montana.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780762743520
Publisher:
Falcon Guides
Publication date:
05/13/2008
Series:
Regional Paddling Series
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.98(w) x 5.96(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Hank Fischer has been floating Montana rivers for 30 years and has written about them in publications like Canoe, Backpacker, Sierra, and Montana Outdoors. He is author of Wolf Wars: The Remarkable Inside Story of the Restoration of Wolves to Yellowstone National Park (Fischer Outdoor Discoveries, LLC, 2003) and co-author of the Montana Wildlife Viewing Guide (Falcon, 1995). He received a master's degree from the University of Montana in Environmental Studies, and worked for Defenders of Wildlife as their Northern Rockies field representative for 25 years. He now works for The National Wildlife Federation in Missoula, Montana. Carol Fischer holds a Master of Science degree in Forestry from the University of Montana with an emphasis in recreation resource management. She is co-author of the Montana Wildlife Viewing Guide (Falcon, 1995). Carol is an avid floater, angler, hiker, golfer, skier and fisherwoman. She has worked as a fishing guide and was a co-owner of an international wildlife travel company. Carol lives with her husband Hank in Missoula, Montana.

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