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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.

  • I Love This River’
  • I have never been too keen on river fishing, so it was with some trepidation that I set out to fish the Connecticut River for the first time. I had been invited by Dan Magoon, of Fairlee. Magoon has been fishing the Connecticut for more than fifty years ..
  • Valley News
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  • 8/2/2015 4:52:14 AM
  • Outdoors: Cost of striper bass just too high
  • The gin-clear water and constant fishing pressure combine to create fish that often refuse almost everything ... Jim Bender of the Lower Forty notes the hatches on the Farmington River in Connecticut are providing good dry fly action with size 20 sulphurs
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 7/30/2015 6:53:18 PM
  • When the Oceans Failed
  • By 2015 there were about 450 around the world; the largest, found at the mouth of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico, was the size of Connecticut ... warming oceans, fish species migrated to cooler waters, threatening local fishing communities.
  • The Huffington Post
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  • 7/30/2015 9:56:26 AM
  • Infant, 6 months, receives first NH hunting, fishing license
  • New Hampshire Fish and Game officials are offering a lifetime, combined hunting and fishing license that can be purchased ... BRIDGEPORT - A multi-vehicle crash in front of the Connecticut Post building Wednesday morning caused pandomonium at a busy ...
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 7/29/2015 3:05:26 PM
  • Money available for marine pumping stations
  • The money, which comes from a the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s Clean Vessel Act Program ... All recreational sewage pumping facilities in Connecticut offer free services to boaters. Up to 75 percent of the project will be covered under the Clean ...
  • News-Times
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  • 7/28/2015 7:17:09 PM
  • Fish evolving, are stocking programs?: MILLS
  • If you've spent the summer fishing you might have missed the boat on this trophy scientific news story: Fish are evolving to become more difficult to catch. Scientists at University of Connecticut have shown that recreational fishing, even catch-and ...
  • Nugget
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  • 7/26/2015 10:36:58 AM
  • Fish evolving, are stocking programs?: MILLS
  • If you've spent the summer fishing you might have missed the boat on this trophy scientific news story: Fish are evolving to become more difficult to catch. Scientists at University of Connecticut have shown that recreational fishing, even catch-and ...
  • Sault Star
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  • 7/25/2015 7:03:25 AM
  • Dooley Pond still worth a visit
  • When ice fishing, the flags going up telling us that a fish had ... By the way this is an excellent source of information for anyone looking for a new place to fish in Connecticut. The 1959 version of the book said the artificial pond had a surface area ..
  • The Record-Journal
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  • 7/24/2015 12:19:34 PM
  • Mercury levels rising in Massachusetts lakes
  • Massachusetts, in recent years, has slashed by half the number of lakes it regularly samples because of budget cuts, Connecticut hasn ... a popular fishing spot for tourists and locals, no sign exists despite fish contamination levels so high no pregnant .
  • Sampan
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  • 7/24/2015 4:19:57 AM
  • Youngster takes advantage of second chance at Thurmond Lake
  • Pat and Curtis Wakefield, from Connecticut, are looking to move ... When we troll over a school of fish, we’ll catch one. When we go back over the area, they’ve disappeared. Fishing with us this week were Troy Eller and his son, Collin, 10, from ...
  • The Augusta Chronicle
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  • 7/23/2015 9:53:24 PM
  • Fishing Report: Thresher shark landed after nearly six-hour fight
  • AJ Dangelo said it was the hardest-fighting fish he has ever experienced ... "Customer Chris Pomeroy of Woodbury, Connecticut, landed a 9.25-pound fluke." "Fluke fishing has been very good out in front of Charlestown," said Trozzi of Breachway Bait.
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 7/22/2015 5:44:03 PM
  • Bob Sampson: Tales of snakes and identification mistakes
  • The largest snake likely to be encountered in Connecticut is the ... dead or dying fish and other things they may catch in the shallows of their home waters. Other than being surprised many times while fishing area lakes and ponds, I did have one ...
  • Norwich Bulletin
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  • 7/22/2015 5:29:44 PM
  • Fishign Plus: Fishing is hot as the temperatures
  • Blackfish (tautog) fishing season opened July 1 in Connecticut waters. The daily creel limit is two fish per person and the minimum size is16 inches. Try green, Asian and hermit crabs for bait. Look for "Togs" over shellfish beds, pilings with mussel beds
  • The Hour Online
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  • 7/22/2015 11:10:21 AM
  • Fishing Plus: Fishing is hot as the temperatures
  • Blackfish (tautog) fishing season opened July 1 in Connecticut waters. The daily creel limit is two fish per person and the minimum size is16 inches. Try green, Asian and hermit crabs for bait. Look for "Togs" over shellfish beds, pilings with mussel beds
  • The Hour Online
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  • 7/22/2015 11:10:21 AM
  • Fish and Wildlife shooting range reopening
  • The Fish and Wildlife Department says range users now will be required to sign in with an onsite range officer and have a valid Vermont hunting or fishing license ... titles Evanchik has now been named Hearst Connecticut Media’s Boys...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 7/21/2015 5:16:36 PM
  • Warning: Eating freshwater fish can be dangerous to your health
  • Massachusetts, in recent years, has slashed by half the number of lakes it regularly samples because of budget cuts, Connecticut hasn ... a popular fishing spot for tourists and locals, no sign exists despite fish contamination levels so high no pregnant .
  • Eagle-Tribune
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  • 7/21/2015 9:59:57 AM
  • Mercury Levels in Fish Caught in Mass. Waters Remain Dangerously High
  • But if you do end up fishing this summer, and are fortunate enough ... the state to trim the number of lakes it tests in half. Meanwhile, Connecticut has not performed a fish mercury survey in more than 10 years. In fact, the U.S. Environmental ...
  • Boston Magazine
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  • 7/20/2015 10:11:17 PM
  • Outdoors: Luck of the draw for Maine moose hunters
  • During the special event participants can choose four in-depth, expert-taught, 90-minute courses from an immense selection that includes archery, bow hunting, kayaking, fly fishing ... trophy sport. Connecticut acquired the fish with Federal Sport Fish ...
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 7/20/2015 5:32:07 PM
  • Looking Back: Cops catch crooks and many medals
  • And on the sports side, Ridgefield Police came in first in the Connecticut Police ... in Lake Mamanasco at the annual fishing derby, sponsored by Kiwanis. Marge Moylan, age 10, was the top female angler, catching 60 fish. A roaming dog was blamed for ...
  • The Ridgefield Press
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  • 7/19/2015 1:08:26 PM
  • Mercury rise in fish baffles researchers
  • Large numbers of people fish the state’s lakes, ponds and rivers — 172,800 freshwater fishing licenses were issued in the ... number of lakes it regularly samples because of budget cuts; Connecticut hasn’t done a fish mercury survey in a decade ...
  • capecodtimes.com
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  • 7/19/2015 6:56:13 AM
  • Mercury emissions down but mercury in Mass. fish remains high
  • Massachusetts, in recent years, has slashed by half the number of lakes it regularly samples because of budget cuts, Connecticut hasn ... a popular fishing spot for tourists and locals, no sign exists despite fish contamination levels so high no pregnant .
  • necir.org
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  • 7/19/2015 12:58:18 AM
  • Tales as tall as mountain lions
  • In fact, according to the United States Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS ... might travel a thousand miles or so to take on a Connecticut motor vehicle, but that doesn’t make it native, just dumb. Fishing update Believe it or not, the Quinnipiac ...
  • The Record-Journal
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  • 7/19/2015 12:58:18 AM
  • Gene Chague: Fewer Atlantic salmon returning to Connecticut River
  • If a tagged salmon is caught while fishing, you must release it immediately unharmed. You are asked to not remove the fish's tag and to call 413-548-9138, ext. 121, (indicated on the yellow streamer tag). In Connecticut, they are still maintaining a fry ..
  • Berkshire Eagle
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  • 7/18/2015 7:26:02 AM
  • Coaches tab Bobcats as preseason Big Sky favorite
  • (AP) — U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch has held up a Connecticut ... 6-8. Fishing restrictions eased on upper Big Hole River Angling restrictions were removed on the upper Big Hole River on Saturday thanks to cooler weather patterns, Montana Fish ...
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 7/17/2015 11:55:03 PM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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Connecticut Weather

Taftville, CT (6380)

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