Connecticut Lakes & Ponds

FISH KEY
A Alewives CHS Chinook Salmon LMB Largemouth Bass SKH Snakehead
AE American Eel COS Coho Salmon LT Lake Trout SMB Smallmouth Bass
BF Bowfin CP Chain Pickerel LW Lake Whitefish SPL Splake
BK Banded Killfish CRA Crappie M Muskellunge ST Steelhead
BLB Black Bullhead D Dace NP Northern Pike TM Tiger Musky
BNB Brown Bullhead FD Freshwater Drum/Sheepshead RB Rock Bass W Walleye
BNT Brown Trout FF Fallfish RP Redfin Pickerel WP White Perch
BRK Brook Trout GRP Grass Pickerel RS Rainbow Smelt WS White Sucker
CA Carp GZS Gizzard Shad RT Rainbow Trout YB Yellow Bullhead
CC Channel Catfish LG Longnose Gar S Sunfish YP Yellow Perch
CHB Chub LLS Landlocked Salmon SH Shiners
SEASON KEY
S1 2nd Saturday in April through October 31
S2 2nd Saturday in April through November 30
S3 2nd Saturday in April through December 31
S4 2nd Saturday in April through last day in February
S5 2nd Saturday in April through March 31
S6 No Closed Season
S7 2nd Saturday in April through September 30
S8 2nd Saturday in April through June 15
N1 Northern Pike closed March 1 through April 30. All other species open year-round.

Trout Parks indicated by *** next to the lake/pond name.

LAKE/POND LOCATION SPECIES SEASON
LAKE CHAMBERLAIN Bethany LMB CP S S2
LAKE HAYWARD (Shaw Lake) East Haddam T LMB YP CP S CRA BB AE S4
LAKE HOUSATONIC Derby-Monroe-Oxford-Seymour-Shelton SMB LMB WC WP YP AE S CA S6
LAKE KENOSIA Danbury LMB S BB YP SMB CC S6
LAKE LILLINONAH Bridgewater-Newtown-Southbury-New Milford-Brookfield LMB SMB WP CRA WC NP S CA YP S6
LAKE MCDONOUGH (Compensating Reservoir) Barkhamsted-New Hartford T LMB SMB YP S S2
LAKE OF ISLES North Stonington LMB CP YP CRA S BB S6
LAKE POCOTOPAUG East Hampton LMB SMB CP W WP YP S S6
LAKE QUASSAPAUG Middlebury-Woodbury T SMB S CRA BB LMB YP CP S4
LAKE SALTONSTALL Branford-East Haven T LMB S W CRA YP WP S2
LAKE STIBBS (Southbury Training School Pond) Southbury T S4
LAKE WARAMAUG Kent-Warren-Washington LMB SMB CP YP BB S S6
LAKE WINNEMAUG Watertown LMB S CRA WP BB YP S6
LAKE WINTERGREEN Hamden S LMB YP T CC S4
LAKE ZOAR Monroe-Oxford-Newton-Southbury SMB WP LMB CRA WC S YP W NP CA T S6
LAKEWOOD LAKE (Great Brook Reservoir) Waterbury LMB S CC S6
LANTERN HILL POND Ledyard-North Stonington T LMB CP CRA YP S S4
LEONARD POND Kent YP CRA CP BB LMB S6
LILLY POND Thompson S6
LITTLE POND (Little Bantam) Litchfield NP LMB YP S BB S6
LITTLE POND (Schoolhouse Pond) Thompson T LMB YP CP CRA S S4
LONG POND Ledyard, North Stonington T CP LMB CRA YP S S4
LOWER FULTON PARK POND Waterbury S6
LOWER STORRS PUMPING POND Mansfield T S4
MAD RIVER FLOOD CONTROL IMPOUNDMENT Winchester T S4
MALTBY LAKES (1,2,3) Orange-West Haven T LMB S YP CC S2
MAMANASCO LAKE Ridgefield LMB S YP BB CRA S6
MANITOOK LAKE Granby LMB S S6
MANSFIELD HOLLOW RESERVOIR (Naubesatuck Lake) Chaplin-Windham-Mansfield CP LMB NP T YP S CRA S4
MANSFIELD TRAINING SCHOOL PONDS Mansfield T S BB S4
MASHAPAUG LAKE Union T LMB SMB CP YP S W S4
MCGOVERN POND West Hartford S6
MESSERSCHMIDT POND Deep River-Westbrook LMB CP S BB YP AE S6
MILL POND Newington S2
MILL WOODS PARK POND Wethersfield S6
MILLERS POND Durham LMB YP T S S4
MIRROR LAKE (Hubbard Park Pond) Meriden T CC S6
MITCHELL POND East Haddam LMB S S6
MOHAWK POND Cornwall-Goshen T LMB S4
MOHEGAN LAKE Fairfield T S1
MOHEGAN PARK POND (Spaulding Pond)*** Norwich T S BB LMB CC S2
MONO POND Columbia LMB YP CP S S6
MOODUS RESERVOIR (Upper, Lower) East Haddam LMB CP CRA S YP S6
MOOSUP POND Plainfield T S LMB YP BB S4
MOREY POND Ashford-Union BB CP LMB YP S S6
MOUNT TOM POND Litchfield-Washington-Morris T S LMB CRA CP YP W S4
MUDDY POND Woodstock-Massachusetts LMB CP YP S BB S6
MUDGE POND (Silver Lake) Sharon LMB CP YP S BB S6
McGRATH PARK POND (Prospect Park Pond) Prospect T S1
NELLS ROCK RESERVOIR (Hope Lake) Shelton T S4
NORTH FARMS RESERVOIR Wallingford LMB BB S CP CRA S6
NORTH STREET POND Milford S2
NORTHFIELD BROOK LAKE Litchfield T S4
NORTHFIELD CUTLERY COMPANY POND Litchfield LMB S S6
NORWICH POND Lyme T LMB S CP S6
PACHAUG POND Griswold LMB CP NP WP CRA YP S BB S6
PAGE PARK LAGOON Bristol S6
PAINE POND Ashford T S4
PARK POND Winchester LMB S YP BB CP CRA S6
PASTURE POND*** Plainfield S7
PATTACONK LAKE (Russell Jennings Pond) Chester T LMB YP S CC CRA S4
PATTAGANSETT LAKE East Lyme LMB CRA S CP YP AE S6
PECK POND (Keach Pond) Putnam-Thompson-Rhode Island T LMB SMB CP YP S BB CRA S4
PERRY POND Thompson-Massachusetts LMB CP YP S BB S6
PICKEREL LAKE Colchester-East Haddam LMB CRA S CP S6
PICKETTS POND (Osborndale State Park) Derby T CC S4
PIERREPONT POND (Lake Naraneka) Ridgefield LMB S S6
PINE ACRES LAKE Hampton LMB S YP BB S6
PINE LAKE (Shelton Reservoir #2) Shelton LMB S S3
POWERS LAKE East Lyme LMB CP S YP CRA NP S6
QUADDICK RESERVOIR Thompson LMB NP CP CRA YP BB S S6
QUILLINAN RESERVOIR Ansonia LMB YP S S6
QUINEBAUG LAKE (Wauregan Reservoir) Killingly T LMB CP S CRA YP CC S4
QUONNIPAUG LAKE Guilford T LMB BB SMB CP S YP AE CC S5
RAINBOW RESERVOIR Windsor S6
RED CEDAR LAKE Lebanon LMB YP S CRA CP S6
ROGERS LAKE Lyme-Old Lyme T LMB CP CRA YP BB S AE S5
ROSELAND LAKE Woodstock LMB CA CP YP CRA S T BB S4
ROSS POND Killingly LMB CP S S6
ROWANS POND (Butternut Park Pond) Middletown T CC S S6
SAINT MARTHA’S POND Enfield T S BB S4
SALMON BROOK POND Glastonbury T S YP S4
SALTERS POND Manchester S LMB CP S6
SAUGATUCK RESERVOIR Easton-Redding-Weston T LMB SMB S W S3
SAVIN LAKE Lebanon LMB YP WP S BB CP S6
SAWMILL PARK POND Ledyard T S4
SCHREEDER POND (Chatfield Hollow Pond)*** Killingworth T S S4
SCOVILLE RESERVOIR Wolcott T LMB S YP CP CRA S6
SEYMOUR RESERVOIRS (1, 2, 3 & 4) Oxford LMB S YP S6
SHENIPSIT LAKE Ellington-Tolland-Vernon LMB CRA SMB WP YP T CP S1
SILVER LAKE (Peat Works Pond) Berlin-Meriden CRA LMB S BB CP CC S6
SIMSBURY TOWN PARK PONDS Simsbury S S8
SOCHRIN POND Seymour S2
SOMERSVILLE MILL POND (Scantic River) Somers T LMB S CP CRA YP BB S4
SOUTH SPECTACLE POND Kent LMB YP S S6
SOUTHFORD FALLS POND (Papermill Pond)*** Oxford-Southbury T S S4
SQUANTZ POND New Fairfield, Sherman CA W T LMB SMB YP S WP S5
STANLEY QUARTER POND New Britain T CC S6
STATE LINE POND Stafford YP S BB CP S6
STILLWATER POND Torrington T LMB YP S CC SMB S4
STRATTON BROOK PARK POND*** Simsbury T S4
STROH PARK POND Windsor S2
TAFTVILLE POND Lisbon LMB SMB CRA S YP CA S6
TAFTVILLE RESERVOIR Norwich LMB T S S4
TANKERHOOSEN LAKES Vernon T LMB CP S YP BB S4
TETREAULT POND Killingly CP S YP S6
TOLLGATE POND Greenwich LMB S BB S1
TWIN BROOKS PARK POND Trumbull T S4
TYLER POND Goshen T YP LMB CRA CP BB S S4
UNCAS LAKE (Hog Pond) Lyme T LMB AE CP YP S S4
UPPER BASIN POND Windsor Locks S2
UPPER FULTON PARK POND Waterbury T S4
VALLEY FALLS POND*** Vernon T S S4
WALKERS RESERVOIR (East) Vernon T YP S BB S1
WARDS MILLPOND (Branford River) Branford T S4
WARNER POND (Kazan’s Pond) Newtown LMB S YP S6
WASHINGTON PARK POND Windsor S6
WEST BRANCH (Hogback) RESERVOIR Colebrook-Hartland T YP S SMB RS S4
WEST HILL POND Barkhamsted-New Hartford T K SMB YP S LMB RS S5
WEST PEQUONNOCK RESERVOIR Monroe LMB S S3
WEST SIDE POND Goshen T LMB YP S BB S4
WEST THOMPSON LAKE Thompson LMB SMB CP CRA WP S YP CA W S6
WEST TWIN LAKE (Washinee Lake) Salisbury CP LMB S CRA YP S6
WHARTON POND (Allen Brook Pond)*** Wallingford T S4
WHITNEY FLOOD CONTROL POND (Patten Brook) Stafford S BB CP S6
WILLIAMS POND (Lake Williams) Lebanon LMB CP YP S BB CRA S6
WINCHESTER LAKE Winchester LMB CP YP S NP CRA BB S6
WONONSKOPOMUC LAKE (Lakeville Lake) Salisbury T LMB CP YP S BB S1
WOOD CREEK POND Norfolk LMB BB YP CP S6
WYASSUP LAKE North Stonington CP YP T LMB BB AE S4
ZEINER POND (Lake Winfield) Plymouth CP S LMB S6
ZEMKO POND Salem LMB S S6

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