Channel Catfish are out there!

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that one of the most sought after freshwater game fish species in the country, the Channel Catfish, has been stocked into twenty-four water bodies across Connecticut (see list of locations below.) This marks the ninth consecutive year DEEP has been able to stock Channel Catfish purchased with Federal Sport Fish … read more

The April 23 fishing report

INLAND  REPORT   TROUT —  RIVERS  &  STREAMS  —  Conditions  should  be  fair  to  good  for  trout  fishing  this  weekend.  Earlier   this  week  flows  were  very  high  due  to  Monday’s  rains,  but  are  dropping  back  to  more  typical  spring   levels in  many  areas.  With  mostly  dry,  although  cool,  weather   forecast  for  the  weekend,  conditions  will  continue  to  improve. … read more

Trout opening day will be April 11

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced that changes to sport fishing regulations have been approved – including moving forward the date of opening day of trout season by one week, from the third to the second Saturday in April. This means opening day for the 2015 season will now be April 11. The changes in the … read more

A holiday gift for anglers from DEEP

400 Seeforellen strain Brown Trout to be stocked in time for the Holidays Fish average 15 pounds each For the angler who enjoys winter fishing, Connecticut s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Inland Fisheries Division has begun stocking approximately 400 broodstock Seeforellen strain Brown Trout in selected waters throughout the state. These fish are some of the largest … read more