Get a free one-day fishing license to spend time outdoors with friends and family catching great memories (and a fish or two).
Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has designated Saturday, Aug. 11, “Free Fishing License Day.” The 7th Annual Saltwater Fishing Day event will be held Aug. 11 from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Fort Trumbull State Park on the Fishing Pier in New London, sponsored by DEEP’s No Child Left Inside® and the Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) programs. There will be fishing and crabbing opportunities for the entire family. State agencies and other organizations will provide educational activities throughout the day. State Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police will have a saltwater fish exhibit and be on hand to answer questions. CT Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) will feature a touch tank with live marine species.