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

NYDEC Confiscates More Than 1,100 Pounds of Illegal Lobsters from Price Chopper

NYDEC Confiscates More Than 1,100 Pounds of Illegal Lobsters from Price Chopper The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) seized more than 1,100 pounds of undersized lobsters from Price Chopper in three different inspections over the last four months, the agency announced today. The… 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

Upstate NY trout streams hurting from low water conditions

Upstate NY trout streams hurting from low water conditions Drought conditions are causing “dire” conditions on many in-land trout streams across Upstate New York, according to fly fishing shops and anglers. “Dire is a good word. We’re calling it “BYOW” conditions – Bring Your Own Water,” said Jay Peck of Coleman’s… Continue reading