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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.

  • COLUMN: Nothing wrong with using corn to fish for trout
  • Here in Connecticut, just about all trout fishing is made available though stockings in our waters, both lakes and rivers. When the trout are first stocked, they can often be caught quite readily using artificial lures on a spinning rod. But after a couple
  • The Record-Journal
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  • 7/1/2016 11:37:51 AM
  • Gone Fishing: Branford Program Helping Veterans in Connecticut
  • Branford, CT - These veterans are enjoying the sport of fishing once again, thanks to the dedicated volunteers of one local program. The Take a Vet Fishing Chapter of Branford has been holding fishing excursions for wounded veterans since 2007, and nearly
  • Patch
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  • 6/24/2016 4:25:19 PM
  • Decision On Day 2 Spurred Smith To Unexpected Win
  • Smith said he’s far from an expert on tidal fisheries, but he’s had some exposure to them – he fished a college tournament at the Potomac in 2009, a BFL there in 2012 and the B.A.S.S. Nation East Divisional was at the Connecticut River last fall.
  • BassFan
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  • 6/21/2016 4:11:35 AM
  • UPDATED: Importer recalls fish from Vietnam that went to Aldi stores
  • The recall notice does not include complete distribution details, but does state the recalled fish was sent to Aldi distribution centers in Connecticut, Georgia, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. It was not disclosed what stores those centers serve.
  • Food Safety News
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  • 6/19/2016 11:55:04 PM
  • Take Dad fishing for free on Fathers Day
  • Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has designated Father’s Day, this Sunday, June 19, as the first of two Free Fishing License days scheduled for 2016. A second Free Fishing License Day is scheduled for Saturday ...
  • monroecourier.com
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  • 6/17/2016 8:08:22 PM
  • State Offers Free Fishing for a Day
  • This Father's Day will also be "Free Fishing License Day" in Connecticut. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is allowing two days during the season for people to try out fishing without having to purchase a license. The first day is this
  • NBC Connecticut
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  • 6/17/2016 7:25:25 PM
  • Bass-A-Palooza Fishing Tournament raises $15k for Save the Sound
  • Saturday, June 4 marked the 9th annual Bass-A-Palooza Charity Fishing Tournament, which this year benefited Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment. Early risers by nature, around 100 tournament fishers began casting ...
  • greenwich-post.com
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  • 6/16/2016 7:12:18 PM
  • On The Trail: Ali, PAL wrap; fish-run update
  • He floated like a butterfly and stung like a bee. The annual spring Connecticut River Basin anadromous fish run is slowing to a stop, with water temperatures fluctuating between 68 and 74 degrees Fahrenheit for the past two weeks, so this year’s American .
  • Recorder
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  • 6/16/2016 3:13:05 AM
  • Norwich police reminds public of fishing regulations, boat safety laws
  • After their findings, Norwich police wants to remind the public of the 2016 Marine Fisheries Regulations for Striped Bass, according to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. The regulations state the minimum length of a striped
  • Norwich Bulletin
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  • 6/15/2016 9:22:20 PM
  • Try before you buy: free Father’s Day fishing
  • Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has designated Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, as the first of two Free Fishing License Days scheduled for 2016. A second is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13. As a result of ...
  • monroecourier.com
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  • 6/15/2016 1:01:15 PM
  • Try before you buy: free Father’s Day fishing
  • Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has designated Father’s Day, Sunday, June 19, as the first of two Free Fishing License Days scheduled for 2016. A second is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13. As a result of ...
  • Fairfield Sun
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  • 6/15/2016 12:46:56 PM
  • Lawmakers call on inspector general to investigate fishing regulations
  • The letter follows another that they, along with other members of Congress from Connecticut and Massachusetts, sent last month to the Department of Commerce calling on changes in fisheries management to address inequities for New England fishermen.
  • theday.com
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  • 6/14/2016 10:13:37 PM
  • Average Sized 'Dead Zone' Predicted for Gulf of Mexico
  • US - Scientists forecast that this year's Gulf of Mexico dead zone--an area of low to no oxygen that can kill fish and marine life - will be approximately 5,898 square miles or about the size of Connecticut, the same range as it has averaged over the last
  • The Fish Site
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  • 6/14/2016 10:17:48 AM
  • DEEP designates Father’s Day as Free Fishing License Day
  • Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has designated Father’s Day, this Sunday, June 19, as the first of two Free Fishing License days scheduled for 2016. A second Free Fishing License Day is scheduled for Saturday ...
  • thebridgeportnews.com
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  • 6/13/2016 4:09:44 PM
  • Fish for free on Father’s Day
  • “Free Fishing License days are just one of DEEP’s initiatives developed to connect people with outdoor activities and Connecticut’s natural resources,’’ deputy commissioner Susan Whalen said in a prepared statement. “People who are thinking ...
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 6/13/2016 2:22:22 PM
  • OUTDOORS: Plenty of entertainment in fox outfoxing the hound
  • It's been a disappointing year for returns of Atlantic salmon in the Connecticut River system ... one Father's Day many years ago. We were fishing from a boat in Little Narraganset Bay. We all caught fish. It did not matter because we were all together.
  • American-Republican
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  • 6/10/2016 5:14:44 AM
  • WOODS ‘N’ WATER: The facts, the myths of a Coast Guard boarding
  • Community fishing waters are located in municipal parks that are close proximity to hundreds of thousands of Connecticut residents. Many of these waters are located along bus stops, enabling anglers to ride the bus to fish. The intent of the CFW program is
  • The Record-Journal
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  • 6/10/2016 1:18:31 AM
  • Free Fishing License Day
  • Just in time for Father’s Day, Connecticut holds the first of its two free fishing license days on Sunday. Free one-day fishing licenses are available at ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales. (Licenses for the second free day, on Aug. 13, will be ...
  • Courant
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  • 6/9/2016 11:59:46 PM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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Connecticut Weather

Stamford, CT (6901)

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Wind:230° 6 Kt
Humidity:94% 
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