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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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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.

  • Man dies after canoe capsizes while fishing with son
  • (AP) -- A New London man has died after his canoe capsized while fishing with his adult son at Lake of Isles. Authorities say Connecticut state police received a 911 call around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection ...
  • American-Republican
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  • 5/23/2016 11:34:00 AM
  • Man, 50, dies after canoe capsizes while fishing with son
  • A New London man has died after his canoe capsized while fishing with his adult son at Lake of Isles. Authorities say Connecticut state police received a 911 call around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. They say the men were fishing when the canoe overturned. The son ...
  • The Middletown Press
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  • 5/22/2016 1:15:24 PM
  • Man, 50, dies after canoe capsizes while fishing with son
  • A New London man has died after his canoe capsized while fishing with his adult son at Lake of Isles. Authorities say Connecticut state police received a 911 call around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. They say the men were fishing when the canoe overturned. The son ...
  • The Register Citizen
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  • 5/22/2016 1:15:24 PM
  • Man dies after canoe capsizes while fishing with son
  • (AP) — A New Lindon man has died after his canoe capsized while fishing with his adult son at Lake of Isles. Authorities say Connecticut state police received a 911 call around 7:30 a.m. Sunday. They say the men were fishing when the canoe overturned.
  • WWLP 22News
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  • 5/22/2016 12:03:49 PM
  • OUTDOORS: Get yourself ready for World Fish Migration Day
  • World Fish Migration day, an international celebration of migratory fish, is Saturday. The Connecticut DEEP will have various activities throughout the region, but will also have open houses at a number of fishways. They include: Greeneville Fishlift ...
  • American-Republican
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  • 5/20/2016 5:03:51 AM
  • Cuda Fishing Tools partners with C.A.S.T.
  • The C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation announced that it's entered into a partnership with Connecticut-based Cuda Fishing Tools. As part of the agreement, Cuda will donate a portion of its net sales to benefit families who might not otherwise be able to fish.
  • BassFan
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  • 5/20/2016 2:26:22 AM
  • Gone fishing
  • Cataldo said he took the day off from work to go fishing since it was such a nice day. Cataldo started the morning in Essex and he and a friend are working their way up the Connecticut River fishing for stripped bass and catfish.
  • theday.com
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  • 5/19/2016 11:20:15 PM
  • Mark Blazis: Enthusiasts attention turns from fowl to fishing
  • But it would be hard to top the action shad fishermen are now having on the Connecticut River. If you’re a shad fishermen, you should have been on the water this past week. An enormous surge of spawning shad ran up the Connecticut River from May 9-15.
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 5/19/2016 5:58:08 PM
  • International Fly Fishing Film Festival coming to Yale to help veterans
  • (WTNH) — Fly fishing in the great outdoors, something so many love, including Connecticut’s Sean Callinan, the fly fishing instructor at Yale University. This Friday night, May 20, Callinan is bringing the International Fly Fishing Film Festival to ...
  • WTNH
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  • 5/18/2016 6:49:25 PM
  • World Fish Migration Day events planned
  • The fishway is about a quarter of a mile east of the intersection of routes 161 and 1. Also on May 21 will be a family-friendly Connecticut River flotilla at the Smith Neck Road state boat launch in Old Lyme. The paddle begins at 9 a.m. Restoration ...
  • theday.com
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  • 5/17/2016 12:13:55 AM
  • Dick Pinney's Guide Lines: Aroostook County offers up fantastic fishing
  • It's larger than Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. What endears me to fishing these waters is that native brook trout are abundant and, although they can't be called native, wild landlocked salmon are also abundant. Many years ago, before the dams ...
  • NewHampshire.com
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  • 5/15/2016 6:14:12 AM
  • Dick Pinney's Guide Lines: Aroostook County offers up fantastic fishing
  • It's larger than Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. What endears me to fishing these waters is that native brook trout are abundant and, although they can't be called native, wild landlocked salmon are also abundant. Many years ago, before the dams ...
  • Union Leader
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  • 5/15/2016 5:09:47 AM
  • Young anglers cast lines at annual fishing derby
  • Howe said that the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection stocked the lake with trout on Friday and that the kids were also likely to catch bass and sunfish. The event also featured fly fishing exhibitions, vendors, music and games .
  • News-Times
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  • 5/14/2016 6:39:51 PM
  • Reminder time: Fish consumption is good for you
  • The local fishing season is under way and the Connecticut Department of Public Health wants to remind anglers and the general public of the benefits of fish consumption. Both local and store-bought fish contain beneficial nutrients such as fish oils ...
  • American-Republican
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  • 5/13/2016 4:36:21 AM
  • Casting for Giants: Fly-Fishing for Monsters with Oliver White
  • Vigano is an accomplished fly fisherman who has landed fish from Brazil to Kamchatka. He also runs a $700 million private-equity firm in Connecticut and excels at high-stakes financial ass-kicking. He is used to winning. Right now he is not winning.
  • Men's Journal
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  • 5/10/2016 6:30:16 PM
  • Where to fish and what to catch in southwest Connecticut
  • Connecticut's 2016 fishing season opened up on Saturday, April 14, and local fisherman haven't looked back. According to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), there's a lot more fun to be had this season on the water.
  • Westport News
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  • 5/9/2016 7:57:22 PM
  • Where to fish and what to catch in southwest Connecticut
  • Connecticut's 2016 fishing season opened up on Saturday, April 14, and local fisherman haven't looked back. According to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), there's a lot more fun to be had this season on the water.
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 5/9/2016 7:28:44 PM
  • Connecticut residents can fish for free on Saturday
  • Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window) Share on Facebook (Opens in new window) Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) Photo Courtesy: MGNonline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – The state of ...
  • WWLP 22News
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  • 5/8/2016 11:23:09 AM
  • World Fish Migration Day event planned in Old Lyme
  • Old Lyme — The Connecticut Fund for the Environtment/Save the Sound its partners will celebrate World Fish Migration Day on May 21 with a family-friendly paddling event at the mouth of the Connecticut River. The event will take place starting at 9 a.m ...
  • theday.com
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  • 5/7/2016 8:49:50 PM
  • Connecticut residents can fish for free on Saturday
  • HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state of Connecticut is opening up its lakes, rivers and other bodies of water for fishing at no charge. The annual "Free Fishing Day" on Saturday is designed to encourage residents to try the sport. No fishing license will be ..
  • News-Times
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  • 5/7/2016 5:50:53 PM
  • Connecticut residents can fish for free on Saturday
  • HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The state of Connecticut is opening up its lakes, rivers and other bodies of water for fishing at no charge. The annual "Free Fishing Day" on Saturday is designed to encourage residents to try the sport. No fishing license will be ..
  • The Dispatch Clay Center
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  • 5/7/2016 12:35:55 PM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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Connecticut Weather

Stamford, CT (6901)

Updated on 11:29 AM

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75°F 

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Wind:170° 4 Kt
Humidity:59% 
Dew Point:60°F
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