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Guide To The Best Places To Fish in Connecticut

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There are many great places to fish in The Constitution State. This small state does not brag about having big lakes, but it does brag about big fishing opportunities. Anglers can try their luck on ponds, streams, coastal waters and lakes.

Connecticut's Top-Five, Amazing Fishing Spots

What you like to fish for, and how you like to fish, often comes into play when choosing the best places to fish in Connecticut. These are five of the top producers over time and deserve a few casts. Learn more...


Most Popular Fish Species In Connecticut

In the scenic lakes of CT you can fish for two species of bass, four species of trout, two species of catfish, walleye, sunfish, crappie, striped bass and several other fun species. Learn more...


Best Bass Fishing Lakes In Connecticut

Smallmouth bass in excess of seven pounds and double-digit largemouth bass, swim in several of the bass fisheries in the state. Learn more...


Top Places To Fish For Trout In Connecticut

Brook, brown, lake and rainbow trout all find many places to call home in lakes, rivers and ponds across the state. Visit the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection's Fisheries Division website for information about trout stocking in Connecticut. Learn more...


Best Lakes To Fish For Catfish In Connecticut

Catfish thrive in river systems and major lakes. Here we focus on lakes, and these are three lakes with great potential for great catfishing trips. Learn more...

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Best Walleye Fishing Lakes In Connecticut

The state record walleye exceeds 15 pounds, and quality walleye are caught year round at numerous fisheries across the state. The best place to catch them may vary one year over the next, but these three are a great place to start. Learn more...


Best Sunfish Fishing Lakes In Connecticut

Sunfish are at the heart of the food chain for many fisheries. They are also fun to catch and can make a tasty fish fry. In Connecticut you can catch bluegill, pumpkinseed, rock bass and yellow perch. Learn more...


Enjoy these top spots to go fishing in Connecticut

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