Fishing Northeast’s 2016 Fall Casting With Kids Wrapup

Fishing Northeast’s 2016 Fall Casting With Kids Wrapup Fishing Northeast held Casting with Kids this past Saturday, October 1 2016 at Black Rock State Park in Watertown, CT. The event was a huge success with many kids receiving free fishing gear including rods, reels, line, hooks, weights, bobbers, lures and… Continue reading

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: FARMINGTON RIVER CLOSURES

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY: FARMINGTON RIVER CLOSURES The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection today announced the closures of eight refuges on portions of the West Branch Farmington River and Farmington River, effective immediately. Please take a look at the PDF file for complete details and locations. Continue reading

Long Island Sound Fishing Entangled In Conflicting Multi-State Regulations

Long Island Sound Fishing Entangled In Conflicting Multi-State Regulations WESTBROOK — There’s a joke among Connecticut anglers that the first thing you really need for a Long Island Sound fishing trip is a lawyer: Catching the wrong fish at the wrong time in the wrong waters could land you in… Continue reading

Researchers report seeing more sharks on the East Coast

Researchers report seeing more sharks on the East Coast BOSTON — It’s shark season on the East Coast. Shark sightings have prompted authorities to temporarily close popular beaches in New England, New York and elsewhere this month. And 13 people have been bitten by sharks in Florida this year. Earlier… Continue reading

NY state extends restrictions on hooks for shark fishing

NY state extends restrictions on hooks for shark fishing ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state will require fishermen use circle hooks for catching sharks for two more years in an effort to protect them. A new law continues the ban on shark fishing with the traditional J-hooks that sharks… Continue reading