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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.

  • Bank of America employees Take a Vet Fishing
  • On June 23rd, Bank of America employees from across Connecticut gathered to support Take a Vet Fishing, an organization that honors, comforts, and assists military veterans who are recovering from the physical and emotional traumas of their service.
  • Courant
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  • 7/21/2016 2:31:35 AM
  • FISHING REPORT: Changing seasons of Summer
  • They continue to build on into September.With monster blues already showing up for weigh-ins in tackle shops all along the Connecticut shoreline, we could be in for some really big fish for late summer and fall. Bottom fishermen note a slowdown in the take
  • The Hour Online
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  • 7/19/2016 10:36:32 PM
  • Dead fish appear in Old Greenwich pond
  • Sandra Shumway, a research professor of marine sciences at the University of Connecticut, said that was a likely cause of death. “High temperatures increase the fish activity and they need more oxygen and the take more oxygen out of the water and it ...
  • Greenwich Time
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  • 7/19/2016 10:29:23 PM
  • Thoughts on the out-of-doors: White River National Fish Hatchery to reopen
  • Tropical Storm Irene wreaked havoc on Vermont and one of its victims was the White River National Fish Hatchery in Bethel which at the time was dedicated to raising Atlantic salmon for the Connecticut River restoration effort as well as lake trout for ...
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 7/19/2016 5:54:23 AM
  • Cruisin’ Connecticut – Fishing with Blind Veterans
  • BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – Today we’re Cruisin’ Connecticut to the Branford shoreline with an organization bringing light to the lives of blind veterans. Over the past 10 years, “Take a Vet Fishing” has given back to more than 4,000 soldiers ...
  • WTNH
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  • 7/18/2016 6:52:50 AM
  • The Big Fish Super Trawler Scuttled in Tassie
  • Gabe has some spots in the CBD where you can catch them. Fishing writer Dorian Mode has been Fly Fishing in Connecticut, as you can see from the picture, and tells us about his American experience.
  • ABC Service
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  • 7/16/2016 4:24:53 AM
  • Fish Story
  • Not even a hint of Gilbert and Sullivan. It is extremely doubtful that the great case of Lynn Shellfish will have any effect whatever on Connecticut law. Nonetheless, it is a pleasant, if not particularly useful, reminder that the Mother Country's highest
  • Connecticut Law Tribune
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  • 7/14/2016 11:11:06 PM
  • National Grid told to reduce Northport plant’s threat to fish
  • Environmentalist and former Connecticut bayman Terry Backer and his group, Soundkeeper, last year sued National Grid and the DEC to eliminate the cooling system at the plant, which they called a “fish-killing machine.” Backer died in December.
  • Newsday
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  • 7/11/2016 5:28:05 AM
  • Sea Lamprey: The ancient fish
  • Yuck! Yet the same fish that is a scourge in the lakes are also present in the Connecticut River, where it causes no trouble and therein lies a story. The story centers on unintended consequences of human intervention and differences in life cycles.
  • Brattleboro Reformer
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  • 7/6/2016 9:01:36 AM
  • River Currents: Sea Lamprey - The Ancient Fish
  • Yuck! Yet the same fish that is a scourge in the lakes are also present in the Connecticut River, where it causes no trouble and therein lies a story. The story centers on unintended consequences of human intervention and differences in life cycles.
  • The Caledonian Record
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  • 7/2/2016 5:53:04 AM
  • 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

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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