"Fish with CARE" Fishing Classes/Events

The CARE program offers a variety of “Learn to Fish” classes and events that are held year-round. Fishing events are designed for adults ages 16 and up, as well as families with children 6 years old and above. The CARE program will provide loaner fishing equipment, bait, and expert instruction. Register to "Fish with CARE" today!

New to fishing? Take our online Introduction to Fishing Course. This class is strongly recommended prior to the fishing event to prepare you with basic knowledge for beginning your fishing adventure!

Fishing Event Schedule

* View a full schedule and register for fishing field trips on the Fishing and Hunting Education Registration System. In the "Filter by Event" box, select "Fishing Field Trip".

Classes are subject to change. Registered attendees will be notified about any changes through email.

Date Time  Location  Town  Class Type Registration
9/11/2022 11:00 AM TO 2:00 PM NEW LONDON TOWN PIER NEW LONDON Fishing Event - Saltwater No Registration Required
9/27/2022 4:30 PM TO 7:00 PM COVENTRY LAKE COVENTRY Fishing Event - Freshwater REGISTER HERE*
10/1/2022 10:00 AM TO 4:00 PM HAMMONASSET BEACH STATE PARK MADISON Fishing Event - Saltwater No Registration Required
10/5/2022 4:30 PM TO 7:00 PM FRESHWATER POND ENFIELD Fishing Event - Freshwater REGISTER HERE*
10/8/2022 8:30 AM TO 11:00 AM BLACK ROCK STATE PARK WATERTOWN Fishing Event - Freshwater REGISTER HERE*
10/11/2022 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM CHATFIELD HOLLOW STATE PARK KILLINGWORTH Fishing Event - Freshwater REGISTER HERE*
10/16/2022 3:30 PM TO 6:00 PM WHARTON BROOK STATE PARK WALLINGFORD Fishing Event - Freshwater REGISTER HERE*
10/20/2022 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM STRATTON BROOK STATE PARK SIMSBURY Fishing Event - Freshwater REGISTER HERE*
10/22/2022 3:00 PM TO 5:30 PM VALLEY FALLS PARK VERNON Fishing Event - Freshwater REGISTER HERE*
10/24/2022 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM MOHEGAN PARK POND NORWICH Fishing Event - Freshwater REGISTER HERE*

Introduction to Fishing

Let's Go Fishing! Online Course English or Spanish

Fishing Events

Advanced Fishing Classes

Ice Fishing Classes

CARE Center Classes on Forster Pond

 

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Please contact the Fisheries Division with any questions. 

Phone: 860-424-FISH (3474)
E-mail: deep.inland.fisheries@ct.gov

Content last updated September 2022