“Trophy” size brown trout. Photo from state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

DEEP Begins Fall Trout Stocking

Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has announced that its 2013 autumn trout stockings have begun. From now through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 29,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout […]


Brown Trout (courtesy Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

Fishing Season Underway

Anglers lined up along Connecticut rivers and streams as trout fishing season got underway Saturday.


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DEEP Begins Trout Stocking

Hundreds of thousands of trout are being loaded onto trucks to stock Connecticut lakes, ponds and rivers ahead of the start of fishing season.


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Support For Longer Fishing Season

A month after Norwich leaders urged regulators to lengthen trout fishing season by up to two weeks, top state officials say the idea is gaining support and could become a reality as soon as 2014.


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Fishing Report

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection has released the weekly fishing report for the week of October 4.


Photo courtesy Department of Environmental Protection


DEEP gives its weekly fishing report.


Fishing (Courtesy DEEP)

Fishing Report: Week 1

The Department of Eneergy and Environmental Protection has issued its weekly fishing report for the first week of the 2012 season, Click here to view.


Shelton/Derby Dam, Derby Side

Best Shore Fishing Locations on the Tidal Housatonic River

By Leon A. Sylvester The tidal section of the Housatonic River is a 7-mile stretch of brackish water, which feeds into Long Island Sound along the shores of the towns of Stratford and Milford. This […]


Ice Fishing Report

The Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection says the cold December has boosted ice fishing in Connecticut,  and the department is out with a report offering advice and fishing conditions around the state.