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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Connecticut?
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.

  • READER SUBMITTED: Deep Family Fishing Class Comes To Andover
  • The Andover Lake Property Owners Association (ALPOA) is bringing the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP), Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) Family Fishing program, locally known as "Fish School", to Andover. The program
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  • 4/16/2014 4:07:43 PM
  • Deep Family Fishing Class Comes To Andover
  • The Andover Lake Property Owners Association (ALPOA) is bringing the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP), Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) Family Fishing program, locally known as "Fish School", to Andover. The program
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 4/16/2014 4:07:43 PM
  • Fishing Column: Free Learn to fish class in Stamford April 4
  • ... website at www.ct.gov/deep/fishing and its electronic anglers guide at: www.ct.gov/deep/anglersguide for information on how to purchase a fishing licenses, regulations governing angling in Connecticut, best locations to fish, and other information on .
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 3/22/2014 12:59:38 AM
  • Fishing Column: Norwalk's Repko wins photo contest
  • Congratulations to Andrea Repko of Norwalk. Her photo of a Northern Pike that she caught while fishing along the Housatonic River was selected last week for the cover of the 2014 Connecticut Angler's Guide. Repko took the photo on September 22, 2013 in ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 3/1/2014 5:20:46 AM
  • Fishing Column: Experts aplenty at World Fishing Expo
  • Perhaps no one loves stripers more than Captain Matthew DeBacco. He has fished for stripers on the Connecticut River in Hartford for 14 years and is a certified Coast Guard Captain. He practices catch and release when striper fishing, thus supporting this
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 2/20/2014 11:53:49 PM
  • Record fish caught in Vt. in 2013
  • The records include a 42-pound-8-ounce carp taken while bow fishing in the Connecticut River. Fishermen also caught a record 21-pound-11-ounce freshwater drum and a 3-pound-1-ounce fallfish, both in the Otter Creek. The department keeps records of 31 ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 2/15/2014 2:05:36 PM
  • Fishing Column: DEEP stocking trout for ice fishermen
  • Half (6,500 fish) were stocked into seven eastern Connecticut lakes; Bashan Lake (East Haddam, 750 fish), Beach Pond (Voluntown, 1,000 fish), Black Pond (Middlefield/Meriden, 750 fish), Coventry Lake (Coventry, 1,000 fish), Crystal Lake (Ellington ...
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  • 2/15/2014 1:12:31 AM
  • Weather’s perfect for ice-fishing in Torrington
  • Michael Beauchene, a supervising fish biologist with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, said this year has been a typical year for ice fishing in Connecticut. But it has been a dramatic change from most of the last five years ...
  • New Haven Register
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  • 2/8/2014 5:55:49 PM
  • Cold Comfort: A Good Winter For Ice Fishing
  • At Cedar Lake, and other lakes around Connecticut this winter, the ice fishing has never been better ... which can have fishable ice in October and fishing shacks are booked for vacations. But the cold wave here has produced some of the best ...
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 2/8/2014 5:20:01 PM
  • The ice is nice for fishing in Torrington
  • Michael Beauchene, a supervising fish biologist with the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, said this year has been a typical year for ice fishing in Connecticut. But it has been a dramatic change from most of the last five years ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 2/8/2014 3:54:07 PM
  • Fishing Column: Take precautions when ice fishing
  • So far this winter there have been two cases of people falling through the ice here in Connecticut. The first and best thing to do before ice fishing is stop by a bait shop near the water you want to fish. Usually they know how safe the ice is in their are
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 2/1/2014 12:53:19 AM
  • Fishing Column: Winter Festival in Torrington Feb 1
  • Well, grab your warm weather gear, bundle up your children and join us for Connecticut's Department ... Come out and enjoy a day full of outdoor adventure. Activities will include ice fishing, fish fry, snowshoeing, ice skating, wildlife tracks, ice ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 1/17/2014 10:03:49 PM
  • New England port services victim of fish limits
  • Connecticut waters, which are not subject to federal catch limits because the adjacent Long Island Sound is a Connecticut-New York body of water, imposed its own limits to protect fish stocks, said Mark Alexander, supervising fisheries biologist at the ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 1/12/2014 4:47:37 PM
  • Fishing Column: Visit Boat Shows in 2014
  • A ticket costs only $55.00, and includes six hours of instruction from leading national and local angling authorities ... Then on February 14-16, 2014 the 17th Annual Northeast Hunting and Fishing show will be at Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford.
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 12/28/2013 1:56:18 AM
  • Connecticut Teen Goes Fishing For A Cure For Breast Cancer
  • A local Connecticut teen from Hebron joined the Connecticut Affiliate of Susan G. Komen in the local fight against breast cancer. Dylan Wawruck raised money through a very unique idea: fishing. During the 2013 fishing season he raised more than ...
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 12/18/2013 11:58:08 PM
  • Fishing Column: Christmas gifts from DEEP
  • full-color photos of most New England and all Connecticut freshwater fish species. With detailed information for each species including identification, distribution, size, abundance, habits, how to observe and catch them, how to keep them in aquariums ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 12/14/2013 1:58:36 AM
  • New Book Critical Of Trout Fishing
  • In a highly critical new book that challenges conventional thinking on trout fishing and trout fisheries management, a Connecticut College professor argues that trout hatcheries, river restoration projects and trout habitat enhancements on ...
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 12/1/2013 11:56:49 PM
  • New London flying fish
  • A group of Connecticut College students, mostly from the women's lacrosse team, join members of Flock Theater to string giant clown fish and jellyfish Friday from the ceiling of the former Kente Cultural Center gallery as they decorate a series of vacant .
  • theday.com
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  • 11/16/2013 8:51:11 AM
  • Fishing Column: Poveromo's Saltwater Seminar at Mohegan Sun
  • The Saltwater Sportsman National Seminar Series, featuring George Poveromo, host of "George Poveromo's World of Saltwater Fishing", will be coming to the Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut on January 18, 2014. This popular education series is unique ..
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 11/9/2013 4:56:06 AM
  • Fishing Column: CARE fishing trip a rousing success
  • The recent graduating class of the Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) program in Stamford held its graduation fishing trip at Wolfe Park in Monroe on Saturday October 5. While several students and their families stayed away because of the ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 10/10/2013 11:54:04 PM
  • Author Nate Schweber & Fly Fishing Yellowstone National Park
  • For Directions to Veterans Memorial Clubhouse, visit http://www.ctflyfish.org/the-association/directions-to-clubhouse.html. For information regarding the Connecticut Fly Fisherman Association, visit http://www.ctflyfish.org/.
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 9/25/2013 4:05:05 PM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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Connecticut Weather

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