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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.

  • Ice fishing in Connecticut: A cool winter sport
  • If you are interested in fishing you might also be interested in ice fishing and Connecticut Magazine has you covered. In fact, the magazine staff reports: If you fear those frigid weekends with the kids glued to the couch giggling to themselves as they ..
  • The Register Citizen
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  • 1/16/2017 7:57:00 PM
  • Ice fishing in Connecticut: A cool winter sport
  • If you are interested in fishing you might also be interested in ice fishing and Connecticut Magazine has you covered. In fact, the magazine staff reports: If you fear those frigid weekends with the kids glued to the couch giggling to themselves as they ..
  • New Haven Register
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  • 1/16/2017 2:49:00 PM
  • FUN DAY AT THE BEACH!!!!!!!!!
  • Had the pleasure of fishing with Travis Garrison and his friends Bob and Dara. Bob and Dara were in town from Connecticut. We fished at Biloxi marsh with Campo shrimp catching 75 speckled trout, 4 sheepshead, and one bass. All the fish were caught on Campo
  • Louisiana Sportsman
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  • 1/13/2017 4:37:00 PM
  • Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show returns in March
  • The 20th event will be Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2, at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford, Conn. “Connecticut’s only fishing & hunting show will be fun and useful for people gearing up for this spring’s ...
  • Boating Industry
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  • 1/13/2017 2:47:00 PM
  • Northeast Hunting & Fishing Show Set for March 31-April 2
  • The 20th event will be Friday, March 31 through Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Blvd. in Hartford, Conn. "Connecticut's only fishing & hunting show will be fun and useful for people gearing up for this spring's ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/13/2017 6:35:00 AM
  • White River Hatchery to Restore Native Fish to Lake Champlain
  • The goal then was to support Atlantic salmon restoration in the Connecticut River. But beginning in the 1990s, the number of oceangoing fish returning to the Connecticut plummeted. After Tropical Storm Irene, which devastated the hatchery, the feds soon ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/12/2017 9:52:00 AM
  • New Hampshire Candidates Sought for New England FMC
  • NEFMC is charged with conserving and managing fishery resources from three to 200 miles off the coasts of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/9/2017 7:44:00 AM
  • Warming ocean temperatures drive once plentiful fish to cooler waters
  • Reflecting these tensions, Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Christopher S. Murphy, both Connecticut Democrats, noted in a letter to the acting inspector general of the Commerce Department in June that fishermen in their state were experiencing "extreme ...
  • The Columbus Dispatch
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  • 1/8/2017 2:58:00 PM
  • Fish Seek Cooler Waters, Leaving Some Fishermen’s Nets Empty
  • Reflecting these tensions, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Christopher S. Murphy, both Democrats of Connecticut, noted in a letter to the acting inspector general of the Commerce Department in June that fishermen in their state were experiencing “extreme .
  • New York Times
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  • 12/30/2016 5:20:00 PM
  • Estuarine Fish Adapts To Polluted Waters
  • Fish sample sites included New Bedford Harbor, polluted with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and heavy metals; Bridgeport, Connecticut, with PCBs and polyaromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs); locations in New Jersey polluted with chlorinated dioxins; and a site .
  • capenews.net
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  • 12/30/2016 9:49:23 AM
  • Keep safety first in mind when enjoying ice fishing
  • If the weather remains on the mild side, we could be faced with only a few choices that include striper fishing in the Thames, Connecticut and Housatonic Rivers; or trout fishing in rivers and streams that are badly in need of water; or party-boat fishing
  • The Hour Online
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  • 12/28/2016 12:54:53 AM
  • Uberti's Fish Market Lures In Loyal Customers In Stratford
  • In both 2013 and 2014, the shop took top state honors for them, in Connecticut Magazine. The magazine raved that the fish and chips are top notch, fish is fresh-caught and nothing is processed. Also, unlike some seafood shacks which are only open in the ..
  • Daily Voice West Port
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  • 12/21/2016 9:09:57 AM
  • US Fish and Wildlife releases management plan for refuge
  • Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Connecticut. The service released its 15-year conservation plan for review on Friday. It includes four proposals for managing the refuge, which is now made up of over ...
  • Bryan College Station Eagle Theeagle
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  • 12/17/2016 11:37:51 AM
  • A cheese that pairs well with dam removal
  • If 17 miles doesn’t sound like much to you, consider this: a typical dam removal in Connecticut opens up about one-and-a-half miles of upstream habitat. “It is huge,” said Sally Harold, Director of River Restoration and Fish Passage for The Nature ...
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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  • 12/13/2016 7:20:44 PM
  • DNA diversity helps some fish tolerate toxic levels of pollution
  • The team, led by UC Davis researchers, analyzed 384 whole killifish genome sequences from four polluted sites along the east coast-New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts; Bridgeport, Connecticut; Newark Bay, New Jersey and Elizabeth River in Virginia.
  • xboxonezone.com
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  • 12/13/2016 11:06:48 AM
  • This Mutated Fish Can Now Withstand Absurd Levels of Toxic Waste
  • (Image: Bryan Clark/U.S. EPA) In the study, the scientists sequenced the genomes of nearly 400 Atlantic killifish from both polluted and non-polluted sites at New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts, Newark Bay, New Jersey, Connecticut's Bridgeport area ...
  • gizmodo.in
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  • 12/9/2016 7:46:57 PM
  • Rapid Evolution Saved This Fish From Pollution, Study Says
  • She and other researchers, led by Noah Reid, an evolutionary geneticist at the University of Connecticut, compared the whole genomes of 384 killifish from these areas and nearby, less-polluted waters. They found that in all regions, one particular genetic
  • New York Times
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  • 12/9/2016 10:57:14 AM
  • These Fish Evolved to Live in Extremely Toxic Water
  • Whitehead and his colleagues wanted to take a closer look at these genetic changes so they collected nearly 400 killifish from New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts, Newark Bay in New Jersey, the Bridgeport area of Connecticut, and the Elizabeth River in ...
  • National Geographic
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  • 12/9/2016 1:24:34 AM
  • This fish species has evolved to survive in polluted water
  • An Atlantic Killifish (Andrew Whitehead/UC Davis) The scientists mapped the genomes, or genetic codes, of almost 400 Atlantic killifish from polluted and non-polluted sites in Massachusetts, New Jersey, Connecticut and Virginia. Since the 1950s and 1960s .
  • aol.co.uk
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  • 12/8/2016 8:38:14 PM
  • Fish have evolved to survive toxic waste that would normally kill them
  • The killifish were taken from New Bedford Harbour in Massachusetts, Newark Bay in New Jersey, off Bridgeport in Connecticut, and the Elizabeth River in Virginia which had been heavily polluted since the 1950s and 1960s, the researchers reported in the ...
  • The Independent
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  • 12/8/2016 6:58:01 PM
  • A fish that adapts quickly to lethal levels of pollution
  • In the study, the researchers from a number of institutions in the U.S. and U.K. sequenced genomes of nearly 400 Atlantic killifish pulled out of New Bedford Harbor in Massachusetts; Newark Bay, New Jersey; Connecticut's Bridgeport area; and Virginia's ...
  • Yahoo News
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  • 12/7/2016 11:59:51 PM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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Connecticut Weather

Waterbury, CT (6702)

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Wind:260° 1 Kt
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Dew Point:38°F
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