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Introduction to Fishing Courses - Built for Beginners!

Father daughter fishing team Introduction to Fishing Courses cover all the basics to get you started fishing today! This class is designed for those with little or no fishing experience. You will leave with the confidence and knowledge to fish safely, legally, and successfully!

This class is ideal for adults and families with children ages 8 and older looking to pick up fishing. The topics covered in this course can be found in our Connecticut "Let's Go Fishing!" workbook.

Introduction to Fishing courses are offered weekly in a virtual Zoom format. View a full schedule and register for a Zoom Introduction to Fishing class by completing this REGISTRATION FORM.

Zoom participants are invited and encouraged to attend a Fishing Field Trip where you can put your new skills to the test with some help!  All fishing equipment, bait, and expert instruction will be provided for use during the fishing field trip. Just make sure you have a fishing license if you are 16 years old or over and a positive attitude!

Please reach out to DEEP.LearnToFish@ct.gov with any questions.

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Content last updated March 2021.