A canine with special training in detecting fish demonstrated the value of its new skills Friday evening, leading to charges for fishing violations against two Bridgeport men who were out on the Housatonic River in Milford. A Labrador Retriever that just completed training in the detection of illegally caught fish was used by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection … read more
Milford Striped Bass Club will hold its annual tackle auction on March 14 at the Devon VFW at 422 Naugatuck Avenue, from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Sales are cash only. Up for auction will be new and used fishing tackle, supplies and gear. This event is open to the public and admission is free.
Update Sept. 12, 3 p.m. — After a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter flyover, the state scaled back fishing restrictions after water runoff from a massive fire Thursday left a reddish purple film in the water. Fishing along the Bridgeport shoreline from the Fairfield border to Pleasure Beach remains banned. Recreational and commercial fishing in allowed in open water. Originally, the ban spanned from … read more
A Milford native is among the guests on Yankee Fisherman Friday, April 25, at 2 p.m. The live broadcast can be heard at milfordmirror.com and hanradio.com, plus all other Hersam Acorn websites. Born in Milford, Derrick Kirkpatrick picked up fishing at the age of 6 on local ponds. At age 11 Derrick purchased a cheap fly rod and taught himself to … read more