Floating on the Madison River is a summer tradition around these parts. Banning that would be like banning baseball in America. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks is having a meeting tonight at the Comfort Inn in Bozeman from 6 - 8 pm to discuss charging, regulating or eliminating floating all together on the Madison.

There are various reasons for the meeting tonight, as explained on the MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks website:

The popularity of the Madison River has affected the quality of the recreation experience for some people. Their concerns include congestion on the river and at access sites, conflicts between user groups, trespass on private property, and littering.

If you can't make the meeting tonight, CLICK HERE to take a survey from MT Fish, Wildlife & Parks to voice your concerns.