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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.

  • Fishing Report: After slow start, fishing season starting to pick up
  • a 52.45-pound fish he caught off the south side of Block Island at 5 a.m. Saturday using a live eel. -Tuesday, Brian Dick from Connecticut was fishing with Capt. Rene LeTourneau of On the Rocks Charters and boated a 16-pound striped bass off Brenton Reef .
  • The Providence Journal
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  • 7/1/2015 6:30:26 PM
  • Fishing Plus: Methods for catching bass in the Sound
  • BLACKFISH (TAUTOG) fishing season reopened on July 1 in Connecticut waters. The daily creel limit is 2 fish per person and the minimum size is 16 inches. Anglers please note: CTDEEP and Marine Fishing Clubs have been tagging blackfish with yellow American
  • The Hour Online
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  • 7/1/2015 12:11:03 PM
  • Darien lobstermen: Change pesticide use in New York
  • They also said too much nitrogen used as fertilizer can wash into the sound and foster the growth of excessive algae, which as it decays can consume oxygen that fish and ... suggested that Connecticut’s restrictions on lobster fishing in the September ...
  • Darien Times
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  • 7/1/2015 10:16:31 AM
  • Murphy Pushes Bill To Fund Long Island Sound Preservation
  • “Long Island Sound is an economic powerhouse,” Murphy said, adding that the tourism, fishing and maritime industries bring in tens of billions of dollars a year in economic activity to New York and Connecticut ... plant and fish species we need ...
  • Norwalk Daily Voice
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  • 7/1/2015 8:29:08 AM
  • Outdoors: Wildlife community losing a legend with Russ Cohen's retirement
  • Up until this year, the government paid for monitoring aboard commercial fishing boats. Now the industry has ... For more info visit www.anchornutri.com. Fish counts in Final 2015 Connecticut River migratory fish counts are in. American shad where the ...
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 6/29/2015 5:49:51 PM
  • Catch-and-Release Strategy Could Change Fish Evolution
  • The practice of catch-and-release in recreational fishing may be permanently changing fish populations, a study from the University of Connecticut shows. The most aggressive largemouth bass in the lake are also the ones most prized by anglers. These are ..
  • The Fish Site
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  • 6/29/2015 7:34:15 AM
  • Works by Local Artists in ‘Art of the Animal’
  • Out in the Open Contemporary realist and Connecticut native ... foxes and frogs to moose, fish and birds. The concepts for his paintings, which mix watercolor and oil, come from the countless hours he has spent outdoors, fishing, hunting and simply ...
  • Litchfield County Times
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  • 6/28/2015 11:56:07 PM
  • Open Season: Black sea poaching problems persist in Buzzards Bay
  • EPOs seized the fish, boat, trailer, fishing rods and other equipment ... under the authority of a recreational license from New Hampshire, Rhode Island, or Connecticut, or unless otherwise exempt. Hailey Brightman of Acushnet captured the largemouth ...
  • South Coast Today
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  • 6/27/2015 9:26:59 PM
  • A coastal Connecticut getaway
  • Food options are hearty, including a turkey Reuben, the Oxford Circus vegetable wrap and fish and ... from local fishing boats, seasonal entrées like the signature cioppino and Point Judith calamari, and two styles of lobster roll (Connecticut with ...
  • Capital-Journal Online
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  • 6/27/2015 10:21:15 AM
  • Destination Recreation: American Fly Fishing Museum
  • She has fond family fishing memories. "We were trying to bring what felt like a huge fish to bring it up to the bridge," she ... two of the new laws taking effect in New England on July 1. Connecticut is cracking down... Hands-free driving in the "Live ...
  • WCAX-TV
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  • 6/26/2015 6:33:23 AM
  • Second annual fishing tournament will raise funds for Sunshine Kids
  • ... second annual "Fishing for the Blues" tournament with the 85-foot charter fishing boat Mijoy in Waterford to raise money for The Sunshine Kids charity. Here in Connecticut, the charity works with children being treated at Connecticut Children's ...
  • theday.com
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  • 6/26/2015 5:07:29 AM
  • NOAA Recommends $4.8m for 16 Saltonstall-Kennedy Aquaculture Projects
  • 15WCR010 Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute Nutritional approaches in larval marine fish culture ... at Austin Increasing Fishing Opportunities and Creating Jobs through Baitfish Aquaculture $271,514.00 15GAR028 University of Connecticut Development and ...
  • fisheries.noaa.gov
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  • 6/25/2015 9:22:11 PM
  • Meanings behind river names that tickle the tongue
  • narrow fishing places.” The Abenaki fished and camped along the river, netting fish in the narrow river bends and archeologists have documented six sites of Native American camps along the river. The Mascoma River empties into the Connecticut in Lebanon ..
  • Deerfield Valley News
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  • 6/25/2015 2:05:32 PM
  • Catching bluefish hasn't always been this easy
  • When the blues show up in shallower Connecticut waters ... taking home all of the fish except for the striped bass. DEEP MARINE FISHING REPORT: STRIPED BASS fishing continues to impress, with very large bass being reported. Right now, It doesn't matter ...
  • The Hour Online
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  • 6/24/2015 5:59:57 AM
  • Land Trust Sets Fishing Event
  • SEYMOUR — The Seymour Land Trust will sponsor one of the largest fishing programs in Connecticut and will celebrate its ... The theme will be “catch and release.” All fish must be released unharmed. There will be many volunteers on hand to ...
  • VoiceNEWS
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  • 6/24/2015 5:59:57 AM
  • N.E. Fishery Council Ignores Habitat Protections for Fishing Profits
  • If approved, the measure would remove protections for more than 5,400 square miles — an area the size of Connecticut — and open ... the historically rich fishing grounds where cod and other fish are known to spawn and seek shelter, 81 percent of ...
  • ECO RI
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  • 6/22/2015 11:56:04 PM
  • Lawmakers seeking $65 million to clean up Long Island Sound
  • The Sound brings in billions yearly from sport and commercial fishing, boating ... tens of thousands of dead bunker fish, or Atlantic menhaden, washed to the shores of Eastern Connecticut and Long Island. “It’s the biggest problem, really, because ...
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 6/22/2015 10:23:01 PM
  • Seymour Land Trust annual fishing rodeo is Saturday
  • Land Trust board member Kevin Najmowicz, said the event is “one of the largest and most exciting fishing programs in the state of Connecticut ... rodeo will be “catch and release,” and all fish must be released unharmed. There will be many ...
  • New Haven Register
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  • 6/22/2015 3:49:19 PM
  • Jonah crabs booming in value as managers seek fishery plan
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishing regulators are working on a management plan ... Fishermen in Maine, New Hampshire and Connecticut landed more than 50,000 pounds of Jonah crabs in each state that year.
  • Las Vegas Sun
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  • 6/21/2015 6:32:09 AM
  • Gene Chague: Brook trout released into streams by students
  • They originally started out raising Atlantic Salmon in the ASERP (Atlantic Salmon Egg Rearing Program), but the Connecticut River Salmon Restoration program ended two years ago. Both the U.S. Fish & Wildlife ... Jackson for a fly fishing demonstration ...
  • Berkshire Eagle
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  • 6/21/2015 1:52:59 AM
  • Uncasville girl, 11, celebrates dad with 'biography in picture form'
  • Children from throughout Eastern Connecticut have been expressing ... Page 2 of 2 - “I take her out deep-sea fishing every year,” Rousseau said. “We go out on the Black Hawk (boat). She’s pulling 10-pound blue fish out of the water like its no ...
  • Norwich Bulletin
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  • 6/20/2015 2:47:15 PM
  • CHARLEY SOARES: Changing with the times
  • I began fishing for stripers when the minimum size was ... the Hudson River in New York and the Connecticut and Housatonic Rivers in Connecticut. Depending on the number of fish obtained in each trawl, they arrive at a YOY or young-of-year count that ...
  • fall-river.wickedlocal.com
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  • 6/20/2015 1:21:21 PM
  • Bethel Fishermen and Women: CT DEEP Announces Free Fishing Sunday
  • Dennis Schain, Communications Director with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), announced this week they are giving away free one-day fishing licenses to fish on Father’s Day. The DEEP designated Father’s Day ...
  • Patch
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  • 6/20/2015 12:28:16 AM
  • Easton Area Fishermen and Women: CT DEEP Announces Free Fishing Sunday
  • Dennis Schain, Communications Director with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CT DEEP), announced this week they are giving away free one-day fishing licenses to fish on Father’s Day. The DEEP designated Father’s Day ...
  • Patch
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  • 6/20/2015 12:06:47 AM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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Connecticut Weather

Danbury, CT (6810)

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