Connecticut Fishing Guide
Local CT Fishing Information – Fishing Spots Throughout CT
Diversity makes for Great Fishing in Connecticut! Trout, walleye, pike, catfish, striped bass, bluefish, scup, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, blackfish, fluke, … the list goes on and on. If you’re looking for great fishing in the Northeast then Connecticut is the place to be. Avid anglers will love the challenge of matching wits with wily trout in our TMAs, the sophistication of competitive bass fishing, or night fishing for huge stripers in Long Island Sound, the tranquility of our trout parks, or the simple fun of fishing for scup off a jetty or pier. Whatever your fishing pleasure, you’re sure to find it here in Connecticut. To suggest additional Connecticut fishing information, please contact us. Learn more about advertising in CTLiving.com.
Fishing in Connecticut waters is great fun – for young and old alike. The State of Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) stocks many Connecticut Lakes, Rivers, Ponds and Streams with a wide variety of fish species. Fish stocking is done several times a year at various locations.
CT Saltwater Fishing
Saltwater fishing opportunities are tremendous in Connecticut. There are many coastal access points along Long Island Sound.
Connecticut Fishing and Hunting Licenses
Connecticut Fishing and Hunting licenses are available online. You may purchase one online with proper identification. https://portal.ct.gov/DEEP/Fishing/General-Information/Fisheries-Licenses-and-Permits
CT Bait and Tackle Shops
The State of Connecticut has compiled an updated list of Connecticut Bait Dealers and Fishing Tackle Shops and Suppliers.
CT Angler’s Guide
The State of Connecticut produces a free Angler’s Guide for fisherman. A printed version of the Angler’s Guide can be obtained in Connecticut anywhere you can purchase a fishing license. You may also receive a free Connecticut Angler’s Guide by calling (860) 424-FISH (3474).