Whether the riffles of the Madison or the braids of the Big Hole, the broad banks of the Blackfoot or the playful gurgle of the Ruby, rivers and streams write the story of Southwest Montana. These rivers have drawn explorers, trappers, prospectors, and ranchers to their banks. Today they lure fishermen and floaters, promising adventure, excitement, and a place to rest a town on the banks to call home at the end of the day. Select a river from the map or menu to find descriptions of the river. Whether you want to fish, to float, or you just enjoy the water, the rivers of Southwest Montana have something to offer.