Murphy secures more federal funds for Milford fisheries lab

Courtesy of stamfordadvocate.com by Frank Juliano Murphy secures more federal funds for Milford fisheries lab MILFORD — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said that a subcommittee’s appropriations bill approved Thursday includes more than $20 million in federal funds for Long Island Sound programs, and $200 million for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric… Continue reading

Pond Lily Volunteer Planting Restores New Haven’s West River

Courtesy of Connecticutplus.com by Connecticut Fund for the Environment Pond Lily Volunteer Planting Restores New Haven’s West River New Haven, CT – On Saturday, April 9, Save the Sound, a bi-state program of Connecticut Fund for the Environment, hosted a celebration and volunteer event at the site of the former Pond… Continue reading

Connecticut Lawmakers Pass Bill Authorizing DEEP To Establish A Trout Stamp

Connecticut Lawmakers Pass Bill Authorizing DEEP To Establish A Trout Stamp On Saturday April 30, 2016, Bill No. SB 139 was passed by the Connecticut House of Representatives less than 48 hours after being passed by the Connecticut Senate. The bill, in it’s amended version with various hunting provisions, gives authority to… Continue reading

Casting With Kids 2016 A Huge Success (Photo Gallery)

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Casting With Kids 2016 A Huge Success (Photo Gallery) Fishing Northeast held it’s inaugural Casting with Kids event this past Sunday, May 1 2016 at Center Springs Pond in Manchester, CT. The event was a huge success with over 60 kids receiving free fishing gear including rods, reels, line, hooks,… Continue reading

Experts: ‘Intersex’ Bass Fish Likely In Connecticut Too

Courtesy of The Hartford Courant by Gregory B. Hladky Experts: ‘Intersex’ Bass Fish Likely In Connecticut Too If you’re fishing for freshwater bass these days in Connecticut — or anywhere else in the Northeast — chances are pretty good you may catch fish that are neither completely male nor completely female…. Continue reading

Connecticut DEEP Announces Another Year Prohibiting the Taking of Alewife and Blueback Herring

Courtesy of CT DEEP Connecticut DEEP Announces Another Year Prohibiting the Taking of Alewife and Blueback Herring Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today (April 6, 2016) announced that the prohibition on the taking of alewives and blueback herring from most inland and marine waters in Connecticut has… Continue reading

Connecticut’s Opening Day is this Saturday, April 9th

Connecticut’s Opening Day is this Saturday, April 9th Connecticut ready for trout season, 371,000 trout stocked for Opening Day, DEEP to stock selected Trout Parks on Opening Day, families encouraged to join in & help. Opening Day of the Trout Fishing Season is Saturday, April 9th and Connecticut’s Department of… Continue reading

Update on Various Species of “Rock Snot”, West Branch Farmington River, Barkhamsted, CT. April 4, 2016

Update on Various Species of “Rock Snot”, West Branch Farmington River, Barkhamsted, CT. April 4, 2016 Greetings fellow Farmington River enthusiast. With the traditional opening day of trout season rapidly approaching on April 9, 2016 we wanted to pass along the current status of the status of three species of… Continue reading

EnCon Makes Arrests on Housatonic (UPDATED at 3:53pm)

EnCon Makes Arrests on Housatonic (UPDATED at 3:53pm) EnCon Police officers arrested 4 fishermen last night, 3/29/16, on the Housatonic River in Connecticut with 38 illegal striped bass. The striped bass were all under 23 inches. Daily creel limit in Connecticut is 1 striped bass with a minimum length of… Continue reading