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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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Find any of the 3453 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.

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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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It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


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.

  • NEW: Smart Returns, Celtics Hold Off Bucks 92-87 in Game 5
  • 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 .
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  • 4/25/2018 2:28:00 AM
  • Bruins Fall to Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 6, Game 7 Upcoming
  • 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 .
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  • 4/24/2018 6:14:00 AM
  • Celtics Comeback Falls Short, Lose to Bucks 104-102 in Game 4
  • 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 .
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  • 4/23/2018 10:36:00 AM
  • Easthampton marks 'World Fish Migration Day' at Manhan River fish ladder
  • Any migratory fish that passes the Manhan dam previously climbed the much-larger fish lift at the Connecticut River hydro dam in Holyoke. More than a half-million shad were counted in Holyoke in 2017. "This restoration effort benefits everyone," said ...
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  • 4/22/2018 3:37:00 PM
  • Bruins Rally Falls Short, Lose 4-3 to Maple Leafs in Game 5
  • 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 .
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  • 4/22/2018 10:38:00 AM
  • Revolution, Columbus Crew Play to 2-2 Draw
  • 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 .
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  • 4/22/2018 9:50:00 AM
  • Celtics Get Blown Out by Bucks in Game 3, 116-92
  • 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 .
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  • 4/21/2018 9:36:00 AM
  • Austin’s Best Seafood Restaurants
  • Clam chowder, lobster bisque and Fish & Chips are a given, but we were wowed that Garbo’s offers both Connecticut and Maine style lobster rolls, the first warmed in butter and the second served with mayonnaise, celery and lemon. Don’t forget to try the ...
  • PaperCity Magazine
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  • 3/19/2018 3:30:00 PM
  • On The Water’s Angling Adventures Presents Connecticut Reef Fishing!
  • Catch the action on NBC Sports Boston this Sunday, March 18th at 10 AM and March 24th at 10 PM!... Continue reading Join On The Water’s Neal Larsson when he heads to eastern Long Island Sound to search for Striped Bass with Captain Tom Pitasi aboard ...
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  • 3/15/2018 10:43:00 PM
  • Remembering Guido
  • One of my favorite memories is accompanying Guido to an inner-city school in Harford, Conn., during the Forrest Wood Open on the Connecticut River in June 1998. The school was on lockdown, and we strolled in to talk fishing with some trouble youths.
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  • 3/14/2018 3:39:00 PM
  • When constituents talk, Congress listens.
  • All you have to do is register and attend! Association of Marina Industries • Boating Industry Magazine • Boating Trade Association of Metropolitan Houston • Center for Sportfishing Policy • Connecticut Marine Trades Association • Lake Erie Marin ...
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  • 3/14/2018 4:16:00 AM
  • Now in effect: Trout and salmon stamp among new fishing regulations
  • New Connecticut fishing regulations went into effect Friday, requiring some anglers to purchase a trout and salmon stamp, and extending the Mill River Wild Trout Management Area and making the Mill River Trout Management Area catch-and-release all year.
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  • 3/12/2018 7:12:00 PM
  • Revolution Fall to Philadelphia 2-0 in Season Opener
  • 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 .
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  • 3/4/2018 3:39:00 PM
  • Hearing March 5 on saltwater fishing rules
  • The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Marine Fisheries Program will get public input on proposed 2018 management measures for several saltwater species Monday, March 5. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the DEEP Marine ...
  • Stratford Star
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  • 2/28/2018 4:41:00 PM
  • Save the menhaden, ‘lowly’ fish subject of public hearings
  • In Connecticut, menhaden may be more valuable in the water than hauled out in nets. Commercial menhaden fishing in this state is negligible. But, as food for larger fish, osprey, eagles, some types of whales, seals, dolphins and sharks, menhaden play a big
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  • 2/21/2018 12:40:00 AM
  • Nation's first wind farm creates fishing, tourism hot spot
  • She said both recreational and commercial fishing happens around the farm. New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts have all recently taken action to promote wind energy. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently signed an executive order to ...
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  • 2/15/2018 9:10:00 PM
  • What Legendary Journalist Tom Brokaw Has Learned from Fly Fishing
  • Having lived and worked in New York City, do you have a favorite fly-fishing destination in the East? In West Cornwall, Connecticut, the Housatonic River is kind of a legendary old river and we had a place up there. What I loved about it, I could have a ..
  • Men's Journal
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  • 2/14/2018 11:38:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Feb. 14
  • Get one that big, and your bucket list will have one less goal. The world record, caught in 2011 in Connecticut, is 81.88 pounds. The previous world record fish was caught in Atlantic City in 1982 and weighed 78.8 pounds. Striped bass are a managed fishery
  • Capemaycountyherald.com
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  • 2/14/2018 8:09:00 PM
  • Sunday at the Fishing Show
  • I was surprised at just how many New England made products were represented. There was Tungsten Fishing Weights out of Maine, Loaded For Bass out of Connecticut, Daddy Mac Lures (pictured) out of Massachusetts and Rocky Ledge out of New Hampshire just to .
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  • 2/13/2018 2:07:00 PM
  • Nomans Island to Serve as Rabbit Refuge
  • Currently, the New England cottontail is restricted to southern Maine, southern New Hampshire, and parts of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York east of the Hudson River, less than a 5th of its historic range. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife ...
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  • 2/9/2018 8:00:00 AM
  • Journeys With Jim: Bristol Fish & Game Club offers plenty to do
  • The annual Hartford Boat show opens this week at the Connecticut Convention Center. The show began on Thursday and runs until Sunday. Kayak fishing has been gaining popularity among anglers these last few years and there will be a number of seminars and ..
  • Bristol Press
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  • 2/8/2018 11:05:00 PM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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