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Fishing Connecticut

EZFishing brings you Connecticut's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Connecticut Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Connecticut.

Connecticut Fishing Regulations

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Connecticut Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.


Links to Connecticut Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Connecticut's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Connecticut Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Connecticut.

  • Michelle Malkin: Big Brother on America’s Fishing Boats
  • Last fall, I visited the Williams family, which owns two fishing vessels based in Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut, to see the crushing impact of this ever-intrusive bureaucracy for myself. Patriarch and small-business owner Tom ...
  • Noozhawk
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  • 1/17/2018 10:44:00 PM
  • Big Brother on America’s Fishing Boats
  • Last fall, I visited the Williams family, which owns two fishing vessels based in Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut, to see the crushing impact of this ever-intrusive bureaucracy for myself. Patriarch and small-business owner Tom ...
  • Ammo Land
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  • 1/17/2018 5:21:00 PM
  • Big Brother on America's Fishing Boats
  • Last fall, I visited the Williams family, which owns two fishing vessels based in Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut, to see the crushing impact of this ever-intrusive bureaucracy for myself. Patriarch and small-business owner Tom ...
  • Townhall
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  • 1/17/2018 4:01:00 AM
  • Truck overturns, spills fish on Interstate 95
  • STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — A tractor trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of raw fish has overturned along the Connecticut and Rhode Island border, catching drivers in heavy traffic during their morning commute. Police say the driver lost control of the truck ...
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 1/12/2018 8:38:00 PM
  • Truck with 45,000 pounds of raw fish flips on I-95
  • A truck carrying 45,000 lbs of raw fish flipped on I-95 in eastern Connecticut. The accident forced the closure of all lanes near Exit 91 in Stonington, State Police said. As of 9 a.m., the left lanes was still closed. The bulk of the fish were contained .
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 1/12/2018 2:21:00 PM
  • Hearings set for changes to black sea bass fishing
  • OLD LYME, Connecticut — Interstate fishing managers are holding hearings in East Coast states about a plan to change the rules about one of the Atlantic Ocean's most popular recreational fisheries. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is ...
  • WRAL.com
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  • 1/5/2018 11:58:00 AM
  • Hearings set for changes to black sea bass fishing
  • OLD LYME, Connecticut (AP) — Interstate fishing managers are holding hearings in East Coast states about a plan to change the rules about one of the Atlantic Ocean's most popular recreational fisheries. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is ..
  • New Haven Register
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  • 1/4/2018 5:50:00 PM
  • Hearings set for changes to black sea bass fishing
  • OLD LYME, Connecticut (AP) — Interstate fishing managers are holding hearings in East Coast states about a plan to change the rules about one of the Atlantic Ocean's most popular recreational fisheries. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is ..
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 1/4/2018 5:45:00 AM
  • Should Massachusetts ban commercial striped bass fishing?
  • As a result of the fishery’s decline, jobs and businesses in Massachusetts have suffered. Numerous other states, including Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and New Jersey, have recognized the importance of striped bass, prioritizing them as a ...
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 12/29/2017 5:24:00 PM
  • Journeys with Jim: Fly fishing classes offered nearby
  • Take heart, as spring is only about another 80-plus days away. It might be a bit cold and snowy to think about fly fishing, but just next week, the Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association, will be conducting fly tying classes for beginners. Dates for the .
  • Bristol Press
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  • 12/28/2017 2:04:00 AM
  • Journeys with Jim: Fly fishing classes offered nearby
  • Take heart, as spring is only about another 80-plus days away. It might be a bit cold and snowy to think about fly fishing, but just next week, the Connecticut Fly Fisherman’s Association, will be conducting fly tying classes for beginners. Dates for the .
  • New Britain Herald
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  • 12/28/2017 1:56:00 AM
  • Quality Peacock Bass Fishing with Connecticut Natives in Florida
  • Florida is a very attractive state to come visit. Fishing is one of the best things to do when visiting Palm Beach County. Don’t miss out on a Quality Peacock Bass Fishing adventure next time you are here. I had the pleasure of fishing with Sean and his ..
  • bassonline.com
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  • 12/26/2017 10:05:00 PM
  • Sheet Pan Pizza with Fish, Shrimp, and Scallops
  • Well, I certainly need to change that because I love to eat fish and shellfish. Growing up near the shores of Connecticut along the Long Island Sound, I have access to some of the best local seafood. In fact, the seafood is one of the things tourists love
  • lowcarbyum.com
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  • 12/24/2017 10:44:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishng: Best striper fishing of the year at the end
  • DEP Commissioner Bob Martin's action to defy the ASMFC and maintain the 18-inch minimum in 2017 (when we were still in the region with New York and Connecticut that had to fish at 19 inches) saved the season for many while still leaving N.J. below its quot
  • NJ.com
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  • 12/22/2017 1:13:00 AM
  • New Mothers May Benefit From the Use of Fish Oil Supplements
  • The fish oil group also reported lesser anxiety symptoms. Michelle Price Judge, PhD, RD, a faculty member at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, revealed that intake of regulated amounts of DHA during the period of pregnancy may potentially ..
  • News Wire
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  • 12/15/2017 9:05:00 AM
  • Springfield Smoked Fish recalls salmon after Listeria detected
  • Springfield Smoked Fish of Springfield, MA, distributed an undisclosed amount of the implicated “Nova Salmon” to retailers in Rhode Island and Connecticut, according to the recall notice posted Wednesday on the Food and Drug Administration’s website.
  • Food Safety News
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  • 12/14/2017 5:23:00 AM
  • Four Fish
  • Admittedly, Greenberg is a fish guy. As a youngster he avidly fished for bass, first in a pristine pond near his Connecticut home; then, as a teenager, he took to the sea in a beat-up aluminum boat. “I thought of the sea,” he writes, “as a vessel of ...
  • bookpage.com
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  • 12/13/2017 12:55:00 AM
  • State weighs ban on commercial striped bass fishing
  • Maine, Connecticut and New Hampshire ban commercial fishing of striped bass. Christian M. Wade covers the Massachusetts Statehouse for North of Boston Media Group’s newspapers and websites. Email him at cwade@cnhi.com. For more than 90 years, The Eagle ...
  • Eagle-Tribune
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  • 12/3/2017 11:12:00 AM
  • Newport Gulls Announce Return of Coombs as Manager for 2018 Season
  • He worked as a stonemason and shell fisherman until he was run over and killed by a van in 1975. There is a road race named after him in Mystic, Connecticut. Born in Pawtucket, Moreau competed for the U.S. team in the 1952 Olympics in Helsinki, where she .
  • Go Local Prov
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  • 12/2/2017 2:15:00 PM
  • State weighs ban on commercial striper fishing
  • Maine, Connecticut and New Hampshire ban commercial fishing of striped bass. Christian M. Wade covers the Massachusetts Statehouse for North of Boston Media Group’s newspapers and websites. Email him at cwade@cnhi.com. Get text messages on your mobile ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/2/2017 3:55:00 AM
  • La Pescaderia chef knows fish and chili
  • This is the man in charge of everything served here. La Pescaderia is Fish Tales reborn. Marin moved to Connecticut in 1988 from a small fishing village in Venezuela. He knew all about fish and after running a wonderful and successful fish store decided to
  • Connecticut Post on MSN.com
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  • 12/1/2017 5:24:00 AM
  • The Strangeness of Eating Fish
  • I have seen it lap at the stark-black sand of Maine beaches, and twine, tarry and rain-pocked, between the hulls of Connecticut pleasure boats. From the Atlantic we get cod, white fish of all kinds, herring, haddock. The vast trawl nets can be hundreds of
  • catapult.co
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  • 11/30/2017 6:55:00 PM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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