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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.


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.

  • Save the menhaden, ‘lowly’ fish subject of public hearings
  • In Connecticut, menhaden may be more valuable in the water than hauled out in nets. Commercial menhaden fishing in this state is negligible. But, as food for larger fish, osprey, eagles, some types of whales, seals, dolphins and sharks, menhaden play a big
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  • 2/21/2018 12:40:00 AM
  • Nation's first wind farm creates fishing, tourism hot spot
  • She said both recreational and commercial fishing happens around the farm. New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts have all recently taken action to promote wind energy. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy recently signed an executive order to ...
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  • 2/15/2018 9:10:00 PM
  • What Legendary Journalist Tom Brokaw Has Learned from Fly Fishing
  • Having lived and worked in New York City, do you have a favorite fly-fishing destination in the East? In West Cornwall, Connecticut, the Housatonic River is kind of a legendary old river and we had a place up there. What I loved about it, I could have a ..
  • Men's Journal
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  • 2/14/2018 11:38:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Feb. 14
  • Get one that big, and your bucket list will have one less goal. The world record, caught in 2011 in Connecticut, is 81.88 pounds. The previous world record fish was caught in Atlantic City in 1982 and weighed 78.8 pounds. Striped bass are a managed fishery
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  • 2/14/2018 8:09:00 PM
  • Sunday at the Fishing Show
  • I was surprised at just how many New England made products were represented. There was Tungsten Fishing Weights out of Maine, Loaded For Bass out of Connecticut, Daddy Mac Lures (pictured) out of Massachusetts and Rocky Ledge out of New Hampshire just to .
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  • 2/13/2018 2:07:00 PM
  • Nomans Island to Serve as Rabbit Refuge
  • Currently, the New England cottontail is restricted to southern Maine, southern New Hampshire, and parts of Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New York east of the Hudson River, less than a 5th of its historic range. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife ...
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  • 2/9/2018 8:00:00 AM
  • Journeys With Jim: Bristol Fish & Game Club offers plenty to do
  • The annual Hartford Boat show opens this week at the Connecticut Convention Center. The show began on Thursday and runs until Sunday. Kayak fishing has been gaining popularity among anglers these last few years and there will be a number of seminars and ..
  • Bristol Press
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  • 2/8/2018 11:05:00 PM
  • NO FLUKE: A call to make fishing law work for recreational anglers
  • political leaders and fish managers from Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island.” Medeiros said. It there was a common thread at Friday’s Symposium it was that all participants wanted our national fishing laws to work better for recreational fishing.
  • The Sun Chronicle
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  • 2/3/2018 4:16:00 AM
  • Massachusetts mismanages the wild striped bass fishery
  • Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut and Pennsylvania recognize the economic benefits of managing stripers for their greater value as a recreational species and have banned fishing for them commercially. Recent NOAA data reveals that: a) recreational striped
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  • 2/1/2018 4:44:00 PM
  • February Ice Fishing in New England
  • For more information visit The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection stocked over 530,000 trout last spring, about 90,000 fewer than usual. The fall release was also lower but there should be plenty of fish ...
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  • 1/31/2018 7:47:00 PM
  • Ranger Boats Showcasing Saltwater Product at Hartford Boat Show
  • FLIPPIN, Ark. – Ranger Boats is once again bringing its acclaimed line of performance fishing boats, along with industry-leading sales incentives, to the Hartford Boat Show running February 8-11 at the Connecticut Convention Center. In conjunction with ...
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  • 1/31/2018 9:26:00 AM
  • New England fishing panel votes to protect more sea corals
  • The council, which met in Portsmouth, N.H., is charged with managing fishery resources from 3 to 200 miles off the coasts of Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut. If the measure is implemented, the entire zone would be closed
  • The Boston Globe
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  • 1/31/2018 4:21:00 AM
  • FISH NWCT featured in January’s Connecticut Magazine; Girl...
  • TORRINGTON — FISH/Friends in Service to Humanity of Northwestern Connecticut, a non-profit organization located in Torrington is featured in the January 2018 “Community” profile in Connecticut Magazine. The one page article, authored by Michael Lee ...
  • The Register Citizen
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  • 1/30/2018 5:15:00 AM
  • These 9 Classic Fish And Chips Joints Are So Perfectly Connecticut
  • There are some foods that are just better eaten at a picnic table with a view. Fish and chips are definitely one of them. In Connecticut, you can find the best versions of this classic British dish at our roadside stands and seafood shacks. No need for ...
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  • 1/27/2018 2:19:00 PM
  • Fishing derby set at Mount Tom
  • Prizes will be awarded for kids. The cost is $25 for adults and $10 for kids. All attendees are responsible to comply with Connecticut fishing regulations.
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  • 1/27/2018 5:26:00 AM
  • Fishing With John Lurie
  • Then, one day, he moved to Key West, bought a boat, and spent his days fishing. Another friend drove a few hours to a town in far-out Connecticut to buy a saxophone. He wanted to echo the sounds he’d heard on the show. A third friend awoke one morning ...
  • The Awl
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  • 1/23/2018 8:12:00 PM
  • Malkin: Big Brother on America's Fishing Boats
  • Last fall, I visited the Williams family, which owns two fishing vessels based in Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut, to see the crushing impact of this ever-intrusive bureaucracy for myself. Patriarch and small-business owner Tom ...
  • Conroe Courier
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  • 1/20/2018 9:49:00 PM
  • Ansonia Parks and Rec. offers free ice fishing class
  • The class is taught by certified instructors from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education Program. The instructors are experienced fishermen, volunteering their time to teach others. The class will ..
  • Connecticut Post
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  • 1/20/2018 6:18:00 AM
  • Michelle Malkin: Big Brother on America’s Fishing Boats
  • Last fall, I visited the Williams family, which owns two fishing vessels based in Point Judith, Rhode Island, and Stonington, Connecticut, to see the crushing impact of this ever-intrusive bureaucracy for myself. Patriarch and small-business owner Tom ...
  • Noozhawk
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  • 1/17/2018 10:44:00 PM

Connecticut Guides/Outfitters

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Connecticut Fishing Clubs

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