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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.

  • THE PROFIT: Swanson’s Fish Market Get Marcus Lemonis Treatment (VIDEO)
  • THE PROFIT and Marcus Lemonis head to Fairfield, Connecticut and family owned Swanson’s Fish Market, a staple of that community for more than 40 years. A fire destroyed the premises in 2009 and the owners have yet to climb out of crippling debt that ...
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  • 10/28/2014 8:44:42 PM
  • THE PROFIT: Swanson’s Fish Market Gets Marcus Lemonis Treatment (VIDEO)
  • CNBC’s THE PROFIT and Marcus Lemonis head to Fairfield, Connecticut and family owned Swanson’s Fish Market, a staple of that community for more than 40 years. A fire destroyed the premises in 2009 and the owners have yet to climb out of crippling debt ...
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  • 10/28/2014 8:44:42 PM
  • Regulators cut Maine's elver fishing quota
  • Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's American Eel Management Board approved the recommendation at a meeting in Mystic, Connecticut. Prices for elvers topped $1,800 per pound in 2012 and 2013. Fishermen reported prices between $500 and $1,000 per .
  • WGME
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  • 10/27/2014 8:38:43 PM
  • Vets gone fishing on Black Hawk II in Niantic
  • The guys who are coming are from the Connecticut State Veteran’s home in Rocky Hill, and everything is donated — The Blackhawk II by Capt. Greg Dubrule (and his crew); a Peter Pan bus and driver; food by the Northeast Saltwater Fishing Club (a great ...
  • Shoreline Times
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  • 10/27/2014 6:15:34 PM
  • Maine elver fishing quota may be slightly reduced
  • The panel's recommendation will go to the American Eel Management Board, which is expected to vote on the recommendations next week at a meeting in Connecticut. The fishermen's catch topped 18,000 pounds in 2012 and 2013. The fishery has grown ...
  • WGME
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  • 10/23/2014 8:22:00 PM
  • Outdoors: Good fishing still happening in area waters
  • So far the biggest fish reported has been 4 pounds, 13 ounces. Elsewhere, tautog fishing has been particularly hot in Connecticut, where sea bass have also been obliging. Bluefin tuna are hitting east of Chatham from Crab Ledge to the Sword. Rhode Island .
  • Worcester Telegram & Gazette
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  • 10/22/2014 11:57:56 PM
  • Fly-Fishing: Shops on Connecticut rivers get new managers
  • There are two fantastic trout rivers just over the state line in Connecticut, the Farmington and the Housatonic, and there’s a well-established fly shop on each one: Housatonic River Outfitters in Cornwall, and UpCountry Sportfishing in New Hartford.
  • Daily Gazette
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  • 10/2/2014 3:57:35 AM
  • Connecticut Fishing Report
  • Fall trout stocking Continues in Connecticut. Striped bass fishing fair to good in Long Island Sound. Bluefish fishing good to excellent in Long Island Sound. TROUT: DEEP's fall trout stockings continue. From mid-September through mid-October, DEEP is ...
  • Courant
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  • 10/1/2014 11:54:12 PM
  • Fishing Report
  • Fall trout stocking begins in Connecticut. Striped bass fishing fair to good in Long Island Sound. Bluefish still htting in Long Island Sound. TROUT: DEEP's fall trout stockings began last week. Through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and ...
  • Courant
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  • 10/1/2014 5:03:12 AM
  • National Hunting and Fishing Day in Connecticut, September 27
  • NORWALK -- Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that the exhibit area at Sessions Wildlife Management Area (WMA) will be open this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to celebrate Connecticut Hunting and ...
  • The Hour Online
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  • 9/24/2014 5:14:29 PM
  • Southington Hopes To Improve Crescent Lake Fishing
  • The eight fish attracters are being provided to the town by a sport fishing advocacy group called Connecticut B.A.S.S. Nation. The group is using a Shimano/B.A.S.S. grant to buy the artificial structures. It placed eight in Echo Lake in Watertown a few ...
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  • 9/16/2014 11:57:40 PM
  • For Veterans, Fish Stories On The Connecticut River
  • A casting call for area veterans only asked for one talent: the ability to come out and enjoy a day of fishing. Gaylord Hospital’s Sport Association teamed up with the fishing group called Connecticut B.A.S.S. Nation, along with Riverfront Recapture on a .
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  • 9/16/2014 10:17:27 PM
  • Some Fishing Spots Off Limits After Connecticut Warehouse Fire
  • Fishing was temporarily halted along a stretch of Long Island Sound on Friday following a massive fire at a Bridgeport warehouse that cut power to hundreds of homes and forced evacuations, Connecticut environmental officials said. Pollution from Thursday .
  • Claims Journal
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  • 9/16/2014 10:07:19 AM
  • Fly-Fishing Mecca
  • But in recent years, he has been making a yearly summer pilgrimage to the best fly fishing waters he knows — the upper Farmington River in Connecticut. "Despite the good fishing here, I come down there and fish the Farmington," he said in a recent email ..
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 9/2/2014 9:40:58 AM
  • Fly-Fishing Mecca
  • But in recent years, he has been making a yearly summer pilgrimage to the best fly fishing waters he knows — the upper Farmington River in Connecticut. "Despite the good fishing here, I come down there and fish the Farmington," he said in a recent email ..
  • Courant
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  • 9/2/2014 9:19:29 AM
  • Upper Farmington River A Fly-Fishing Mecca
  • But in recent years, he has been making a yearly summer pilgrimage to the best fly fishing waters he knows — the upper Farmington River in Connecticut. "Despite the good fishing here, I come down there and fish the Farmington," he said in a recent email ..
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 9/2/2014 9:19:29 AM
  • State looking into cause of fish die-off in Mill River
  • “They were acting very erratically.” The Marine Fisheries Division of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was called in to determine the cause of the fish kill. And according to David Simpson, the director of the ...
  • New Haven Register
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  • 8/26/2014 2:54:05 AM
  • Connecticut DEEP looking into cause of fish die-off in Mill River
  • NEW HAVEN >> The Mill River near the Humphrey Street bridge has offered a disturbing view over the last days. Hundreds of silver-colored fish either float belly up on the river’s surface or flail wildly in the shallow water near its banks. Some even ...
  • New Haven Register
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  • 8/26/2014 2:54:05 AM
  • DEEP welcomes fishing photos for CT Angler's Guide
  • Pack your camera, dust off your fishing pole, gather friends and family and head to one of Connecticut’s pristine waterways to catch and photograph the most spectacular fish for your entry into the photo contest for the 2015 Connecticut Angler’s Guide.
  • West Hartford News
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  • 8/5/2014 1:05:58 PM
  • Fishing Column: Submit photos for CT Angler's Guide
  • Pack your camera, dust off your fishing pole, gather your friends and family and head to one of Connecticut's pristine waterways to catch and photograph the most spectacular fish for your entry into the photo contest for the 2015 Connecticut Angler's Guide
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 8/2/2014 12:45:04 AM
  • Connecticut River a highway for many fish species
  • In spring, the Connecticut River becomes a highway. Moving along this migration artery are fish stimulated to do so by the urge to spawn and extend the life of their species to the next generation. Water temperature, hours of sunlight, flow level ...
  • Deerfield Valley News
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  • 6/26/2014 3:55:06 PM
  • Vision-Impaired Veterans Practice Rehab Skills On Fishing Trip
  • Eighteen times a year, military veterans and volunteers gather across Connecticut to spend the day fishing together. "I used to fish a lot in upstate New York," said Morris, a Brooklyn native. "I can't do it anymore. I can't drive anymore. I thought I'd ..
  • Courant
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  • 6/23/2014 3:15:43 PM
  • Vision-Impaired Veterans Practice Rehab Skills On Fishing Trip
  • Eighteen times a year, military veterans and volunteers gather across Connecticut to spend the day fishing together. "I used to fish a lot in upstate New York," said Morris, a Brooklyn native. "I can't do it anymore. I can't drive anymore. I thought I'd ..
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 6/23/2014 3:15:43 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:310° 14 Kt
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