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    • CONNECTICUT FISH HATCHERIES AT RISK

      Connecticut Anglers: Fish hatcheries, and the programs they make possible, are again being put at risk due to the state’s budget deficit. In this case, the worst case scenario is not a loss of funding or cuts directed specifically at the hatcheries but the inability of the Department of Energy […]

    • A Rainy Day For Casting With Kids

      Fishing Northeast held our Spring Casting With Kids (Connecticut) event at Pickett’s Pond, Osbornedale State Park in Derby on Saturday, May 13. While we have had a run of bad weather for our events, we continue putting smiles on kids faces. With this being our 3rd Casting With Kids event, […]

    • What is the (FAC) Fisheries Advisory Council?

      What is the (FAC) Fisheries Advisory Council? The goals of the Fisheries Advisory Council (FAC) are to: Improve communication between the public and both the Inland and Marine Fisheries Divisions of DEEP; delineate issues and problems that affect all users of marine and inland fisheries resources; advise both the Inland […]

    • Calling All Anglers: Please Help Christopher’s Crusade against ALD

      Calling All Anglers: Please Help Christopher’s Crusade against ALD On Thursday, February 9th, 2017, I was standing on my front porch with my wife discussing the snow we had just received. We were talking about what a great landlord our neighbor’s had across the street as we watched the landlord […]

    • Details on Fishing License Money, Trout Stamp and 65+ License Fee

      Details on Fishing License Money, Trout Stamp and 65+ License Fee I have laid it out in the past for many readers, some get it while others always seem to know more than everyone else, including those involved and those that actually discuss the details first hand with DEEP Officials. […]

    • 3rd Annual FCT Ice Gala Wrap Up

      3rd Annual FCT Ice Gala Wrap Up On Saturday, February 11, 2017, Fishing Northeast held The Third Annual Fishing CT Ice Fishing Gala on South Cove, Bantam Lake in Morris, CT. Weather threw all types of curveballs at the organizers the week before the event, from temperatures in the 50’s […]

    • Connecticut K-9 EnCon Officer in Need of a Protective Vest

      Connecticut K-9 EnCon Officer in Need of a Protective Vest Calling all those that support our State Officers. Baloo, one of our State Encon Officer’s is in need of a protective vest. The cost of one vest is $1050 and the state will not cover this. I am in touch […]

    • Fishing Northeast’s 2016 Fall Casting With Kids Wrapup

      Fishing Northeast’s 2016 Fall Casting With Kids Wrapup Fishing Northeast held Casting with Kids this past Saturday, October 1 2016 at Black Rock State Park in Watertown, CT. The event was a huge success with many kids receiving free fishing gear including rods, reels, line, hooks, weights, bobbers, lures and […]

    • Hanover Pond, Meriden, CT Drawn Down For Hydroelectric Technology

      Hanover Pond, Meriden, CT Drawn Down For Hydroelectric Technology As it was brought to the attention of many on our Fishing CT Facebook group, Hanover Pond in Meriden, CT was drawn down. Upon investigation, Doug Thurston responded with “I am on the phone with the head of the Quinnipiac Watershed […]

    • Connecticut FAC Recap from September 8, 2016

      Connecticut FAC Recap from September 8, 2016 Thursday night was our quarterly FAC (Fisheries Advisory Council) meeting. Today is a busy day for me but I wanted to share some of the key points brought up at last nights meeting. The DEEP is in the process of combining the Inland […]

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