Fishing Regulations | Reglamentos de Pesca
Helpful links for Fishing rules and regulations
The 2024 Fishing Guide* is available for download in English and Spanish. Please note this document is now freshwater only. The saltwater regulations will be published at a later date in a separate brochure once they are finalized, which is usually late February.
*There are no changes to freshwater regulations for 2024.
The Fisheries Division has partnered with FishBrain, the world's largest fishing app. This partnership allows CT to have the fishing regulations served up to app users for FREE! Download the app.The Fisheries Division will be printing and distributing a limited number of copies of the guide to fishing license vendors early in 2024. Please direct any questions to email@example.com.
A guide to the timing for required catch and release of trout is available for view/download.
As a reminder this guide is provided as a simple summary of fishing regulations and definitions. The official version are on the web page for the Secretary of State
Digital Freshwater Fishing Guide
Striped Bass and Inline Circle Hooks - New Rule and Updates
Additional useful links
Migratory Fish Management
Freshwater Fishing Playlist (YouTube)
Learn to Fish with CARE; Fishing Instruction Playlist (YouTube)
Saltwater Recreational Fishing
Marine Fishing License Frequently Asked Questions
Saltwater Commercial Fishing
Contents updated January 2024