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Fish Connecticut

Connecticut is full of diverse fishing opportunities. Look below for information to help you start your Connecticut fishing adventure, including where to fish, what fish you're likely to find there, and more to keep you safe and successful on the water. 

Check out our Trout Stocking Report for the latest trout stocking information!

Fishing Guides

Check out our Fishing Guide to get started: Fishing Guide | Guía de Pesca

More fishing info from our partners with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation: Take Me Fishing | Vamos a Pescar

New educational fishing brochures (inland and marine) in both English and Spanish.


Where to Fish

Interactive Trout Map: See here for up to date trout stocking locations

Fish Distribution Report Annual report of all stocked species

Trout Parks

Community Fishing Waters

Enhanced Opportunity Shore Access

Fishing Areas With Disabled Access - See bottom of page

Trout Management Areas

Connecticut is Fishy

Saltwater Fishing Map

Where to Fish



Trophy Fish Award Program

Freshwater State Records

Saltwater State Records

Youth and Women's Saltwater Trophy Fish Records

Catch and Release Saltwater State Record Fish

Marine Fish Trophy Award Brochure

Bait and Tackle Shops


More Information

How Much Does Your Fish Weigh?

How Old is Your Fish?

How to Catch Saltwater Fish

Ice Safety

Tips for Better Catch and Release

Important Information on Sea Turtles 

Volunteer Opportunities

Weekly Fishing Report

Whale Watching Guidelines 

Trout and Salmon Stamp

 Link to Facebook



Content last updated March 2020