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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

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.

  • 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
  • Fishing Column: Westbrook Open coming up
  • This program is designed to connect youth and their families with the many excellent fishing opportunities found across Connecticut. Youths can register for the program and get more info at www.ct.gov/deep/yfp Each angler will be provided with a tournament
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 6/12/2014 11:57:00 PM
  • Fishing Column: DEEP stocking catfish
  • One of the America's favorite fish to catch is the catfish. Connecticut's Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) recently announced that one of the most sought after freshwater game fish species in the country, the Channel Catfish, has ..
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 6/7/2014 4:43:17 AM
  • Seymour may name fish bypass after late first selectman
  • “It would be a wonderful honor to Paul and his family by naming the fish bypass ladder and adjoining park in recognition of his many years of dedicated service to Seymour, the Valley and the state of Connecticut,” Betkoski said. Have ...
  • New Haven Register
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  • 6/4/2014 8:31:44 PM
  • Malloy vetoes bill allowing eel fishing
  • HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has vetoed a bill that would have opened Connecticut waters to the multimillion-dollar eel industry. Malloy rejected the bill Friday, saying the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently reviewing whether ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 5/30/2014 6:14:30 PM
  • Malloy vetoes Glass eel fishing, signs Connecticut budget
  • Gov. Dannel P. Malloy squashed controversial legislation lifting a fishing ban on Glass eels in one of two vetoes Friday. The governor also signed the $18.9 billion state budget plan approved by lawmakers earlier this month. Malloy vetoed HB 5417, An Act .
  • New Haven Register
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  • 5/30/2014 5:17:14 PM
  • Forum focuses on improving fish-population management
  • Groton - As Congress prepares to reauthorize the law that manages the nation's fisheries, a panel of experts at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus this week considered how science, education and public advocacy could be better applied to ..
  • theday.com
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  • 5/24/2014 6:32:56 AM
  • Saturday Is World Fish Migration Day
  • Events are now held in New Zealand, Japan, Brazil, Uruguay, Poland, Germany, Canada and the U.S.. In Connecticut, there will be open houses at 15 fishways and a special guided tour of five of them, according to Steve Gephard, supervisor of the state inland
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  • 5/23/2014 3:23:50 PM
  • Saturday Is World Fish Migration Day
  • Events are now held in New Zealand, Japan, Brazil, Uruguay, Poland, Germany, Canada and the U.S.. In Connecticut, there will be open houses at 15 fishways and a special guided tour of five of them, according to Steve Gephard, supervisor of the state inland
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 5/23/2014 3:23:50 PM
  • Old Lyme’s Peer Fish in his final Final Four with Denver
  • As a senior, he returned home to Old Lyme. There, he led the team to the Class S final, earned all-state honors and led all Connecticut midfielders with 89 points. He imagined himself attending Princeton and resuming the Fish lacrosse legacy there.
  • New Haven Register
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  • 5/21/2014 10:14:14 PM
  • Fishing Column: Learn about Fish Migration Day
  • Saturday, May 24 has been designated as World Fish Migration Day. And the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has some fun plans. World Fish Migration Day started with some folks planning fish-related events in the ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 5/17/2014 12:21:51 AM
  • Fishing Guide
  • STRIPED BASS fishing is fair to good for schoolies in most of the tidal rivers along the Connecticut shoreline. There are also some keepers in the mix as well. Striper spots include the Pawcatuck River, Mystic River, Thames River, Niantic River ...
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 5/14/2014 11:55:36 PM
  • No Refuge For Fish? Stressed Species Need Safe Habitat
  • These include protected sections of Georges Bank and the Nantucket Shoals, both east of Nantucket and Cape Cod, which contribute to a healthy ocean for fishermen from Connecticut and southern New England. These areas are vital as breeding and feeding ...
  • Courant
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  • 5/9/2014 11:18:34 PM
  • Wyoming has fewer fish to restock lakes, rivers
  • Fishing should still be good on larger rivers, lakes and streams. Proponents of bringing back tolls to Connecticut's interstate highways were encouraged this week by President Barack Obama's proposed... The Redding Elementary School String Quartet will ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 5/2/2014 1:25:35 PM
  • Fishing Column: 11 State Trout Parks are waiting for you
  • I am constantly asked where the best place to fish for trout is. On Opening Day I asked Rob Klee, Commissioner of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). "Among the best places for families to fish are the designated Trout ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 4/26/2014 1:22:33 AM
  • Trout Fishing Season Is Underway
  • Opening Day of the trout fishing season, Saturday, April 19, brought fishermen out to the are lakes, ponds, and streams to hook their worms, cast their lines, and reel in some lunch — or just catch to throw back. Connecticut’s Department of Energy and ...
  • Newtown Bee
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  • 4/19/2014 5:44:23 PM
  • 390,000 trout stocked for opening of Connecticut’s fishing season
  • Connecticut’s rivers, streams, lakes and ponds are stocked and ready for the opening of fishing season today. Nearly 390,000 trout have been released so far this spring, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said in a release.
  • New Haven Register
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  • 4/19/2014 2:38:16 PM
  • Connecticut to stock 390,000 trout before fishing season’s start
  • HARTFORD >> Despite the long winter, Connecticut’s environmental agency says it expects to stock nearly 390,000 trout in time for the fishing season’s opening day. Pete Aarrestad, director of the Inland Fisheries Division at the Department of Energy ...
  • New Haven Register
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  • 4/19/2014 2:38:16 PM
  • Fishing Column: Be aware of saltwater regulations
  • Creel limit: 6 fish (in aggregate with hickory shad). American shad may only be harvested from the Connecticut River system, the southern boundary of which is a line extending between Griswold Point in Old Lyme and the outer light on the Old Saybrook ...
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 4/19/2014 12:26:26 AM
  • READER SUBMITTED: Deep Family Fishing Class Comes To Andover
  • The Andover Lake Property Owners Association (ALPOA) is bringing the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP), Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) Family Fishing program, locally known as "Fish School", to Andover. The program
  • Courant
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  • 4/16/2014 4:07:43 PM
  • Deep Family Fishing Class Comes To Andover
  • The Andover Lake Property Owners Association (ALPOA) is bringing the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's (DEEP), Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) Family Fishing program, locally known as "Fish School", to Andover. The program
  • Hartford Courant
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  • 4/16/2014 4:07:43 PM
  • Fishing Column: Free Learn to fish class in Stamford April 4
  • ... website at www.ct.gov/deep/fishing and its electronic anglers guide at: www.ct.gov/deep/anglersguide for information on how to purchase a fishing licenses, regulations governing angling in Connecticut, best locations to fish, and other information on .
  • Stamford Advocate
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  • 3/22/2014 12:59:38 AM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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Connecticut Weather

Taftville, CT (6380)

Updated on 15:54 PM

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73°F 

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Wind:200° 6 Kt
Humidity:55% 
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