ALERT!!!

By Scott Garland-April 16,2015   This was passed onto one of our members in the northeast corner of the state by a friend, who happened to receive it by a possible DEEP employee. It may seem legit to many of you but please pay attention when signing petitions that seem…

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Winter Fish Kill

By Jeff Cerritelli April 15, 2015   I’d like to take this opportunity to address all concerned members of Fishing CT in regards to the many informative postings and photos of this year’s winter fish kills. I’ll start by saying how sad it is for us to see our favorite…

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Kensington fish hatchery on the chopping block

By Charles Kreutzkamp The Berlin Citizen Kensington State Fish Hatchery staff stocking a lake. | CT DEEP via The Connecticut Yankee Gov. Dannel Malloy’s proposed budget includes cuts that would close the Kensington State Fish Hatchery, a move that would save the state more than $195,000 per year, but may also…

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Trout in the Classroom

By Chris Mantz March 29, 2015            Follow Chris Mants’s Blog The Pheasant Tail Chronicles In addition to being a fly fishing guide I am a full time science teacher who is passionate about conservation. I am currently researching ways to aid in the rehabilitation and…

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A Call For Action in Connecticut

By Ron Merly-March 24, 2015 Stop The Towantic Power Plant Seven of Connecticut’s streams are currently under serious environmental threat due to the proposal of a massive power plant that will not even save the states citizens much money on their power bills. Four of these streams contain populations of…

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Grass Carp Are Illegal to Target

We have had a lot of recent debate over whether it is legal to target the grass carp, either by hook or bow, or whether this practice is actually illegal. Well we have the answer directly from Bill Gerrish, Senior Fisheries Biologist CT Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) & Constituent Services,…

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New State Record Walleye 15.23 pounds

From Bill Gerrish-Senior Fisheries Biologist, CT Aquatic Resources Education (CARE) & Constituent Services, Inland Fisheries Division, CTDEEP As of February 11, 2015 the State of Connecticut recognizes that Vincent Deledda of North Stonington, CT 06359 disd catch a walleye weighing 15.23 pounds on a state-certified scale, 34 5/8″ long with…

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