What Is New

Changes may occur during the year. Please see below for updates.

Most Current

06/1/2022 - updated Marine sportfish regulations for Fluke, Scup, and Black Sea Bass.

07/01/2021 - You can now electronically sign your hunting and fishing license, which will allow you to keep a digitally signed copy on your smartphone instead of needing to have a signed printed copy!

06/30/2021 - Updates to the requirement for use of circle hooks when using bait to fish for striped bass.

01/01/2021 - Aquatic Invasive Species Fee for registered boats ($5 instate and $20 out of state) acquire via online licensing system

01/01/2021 - Circle hooks required for use when fishing with bait for Striped Bass.

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Please contact the Fisheries Division with any questions. 

Phone: 860-434-6043
E-mail: deep.marine.fisheries@ct.gov

Content last updated June 2022