Connecticut Lakes & Ponds

FISH KEY
AAlewivesCHSChinook SalmonLMBLargemouth BassSKHSnakehead
AEAmerican EelCOSCoho SalmonLTLake TroutSMBSmallmouth Bass
BFBowfinCPChain PickerelLWLake WhitefishSPLSplake
BKBanded KillfishCRACrappieMMuskellungeSTSteelhead
BLBBlack BullheadDDaceNPNorthern PikeTMTiger Musky
BNBBrown BullheadFDFreshwater Drum/SheepsheadRBRock BassWWalleye
BNTBrown TroutFFFallfishRPRedfin PickerelWPWhite Perch
BRKBrook TroutGRPGrass PickerelRSRainbow SmeltWSWhite Sucker
CACarpGZSGizzard ShadRTRainbow TroutYBYellow Bullhead
CCChannel CatfishLGLongnose GarSSunfishYPYellow Perch
CHBChubLLSLandlocked SalmonSHShiners
SEASON KEY
S12nd Saturday in April through October 31
S22nd Saturday in April through November 30
S32nd Saturday in April through December 31
S42nd Saturday in April through last day in February
S52nd Saturday in April through March 31
S6No Closed Season
S72nd Saturday in April through September 30
S82nd Saturday in April through June 15
N1Northern Pike closed March 1 through April 30. All other species open year-round.

Trout Parks indicated by *** next to the lake/pond name.

LAKE/PONDLOCATIONSPECIESSEASON
ALEXANDER LAKEKillinglyLMB SMB CP S BB WP YP S6
AMOS LAKEPrestonT CP LMB BB AE YP S S5
ANDERSON POND (Blue Lake)North StoningtonLMB CP CRA S BB YP S6
ANGUS PARK POND (Eastbury Pond)GlastonburyT CP LMB S BB YP S1
ASHLAND PONDGriswoldLMB CP YP S S6
ASPINOOK PONDGriswold/Canterbury/LisbonLMB WP YP S CA CRA S6
AVERY PONDPrestonCP LMB YP BB S S6
BABCOCK PONDColchesterLMB YP S CP BB S6
BACKWATER PONDThompson S6
BALDWINS PONDMeridenT S4
BALL PONDNew FairfieldT LMB BB S YP S4
BANTAM LAKELitchfield-MorrisNP SMB LMB WP CRA YP S BB N1
BARBER PONDBloomfieldS S4
BASHAN LAKEEast HaddamT LMB SMB CP CRA YP S S4
BATTERSON PARK PONDNew Britain-FarmingtonCRA YP WP S LMB W S6
BAUMMER PONDNaugatuckT BB S S4
BEACH PONDVoluntown-Rhode IslandT LMB SMB CP S YP W S4
BEACHDALE PONDVoluntownLMB T YP BB S4
BEACHLAND PONDWest Hartford S6
BEAVER BROOK POND (Bibbins Ponds)WindhamT S4
BEAVER PARK LAGOONNew HavenAE LMB CA S BB T CC S1
BESECK LAKEMiddlefieldLMB YP CRA S S6
BESSE PARK PONDTorringtonS S6
BICENTENIAL POND (Mansfield Town Pond)MansfieldT S LMB BB S1
BIGELOW PONDUnionT YP LMB S S4
BILLINGS LAKENorth StoningtonT LMB YP CP S CRA BB S4
BIRGE PONDBristolS T CC LMB S4
BISHOP SWAMP (Jurovaty Pond)AndoverLMB CRA S BB S6
BLACK PONDWoodstockT LMB SMB CP YP BB S CRA S4
BLACK PONDMiddlefield-MeridenT LMB CP BB CRA S CC S4
BLACK ROCK LAKE (Branch Brook)WatertownT S4
BLACK ROCK POND***WatertownT LMB S CP S4
BOLTON LAKES (Lower, Middle, Upper)Bolton-Coventry-VernonYP BB CP LMB SMB S CC S6
BOLTON NOTCH PONDBoltonLMB S YP S6
BRANFORD SUPPLY PONDSBranfordT LMB S CP S4
BREAKNECK PONDUnion-MassachusettsS YP CRA CP LMB S6
BROAD BROOK MILLPONDEast WindsorT LMB YP S S4
BULL PONDHarwintonBB LMB S6
BUNNELLS POND (Beardsley Park Pond)BridgeportS CC T S2
BURR PONDTorringtonBB LMB S CC S6
BUTTERNUT PONDEast Windsor S1
CANDLEWOOD LAKEDanbury-New Fairfield-Sherman-New Milford-BrookfieldT LMB SMB YP WC WP CRA BB S S5
CEDAR LAKEChesterT YP LMB CP BB S W S4
CENTER SPRINGS PARK PONDManchesterT S CC S4
CHRISTENSEN’S PONDGranbyT S S4
CITY HALL PONDMilford S6
CLARKS POND (Mill River)HamdenT S4
COLEBROOK RIVER LAKEColebrook-MassachusettsT RS LMB SMB WC S4
COLONY POND (Abe Stone Park Pond)AnsoniaT LMB S S4
CONGAMOND LAKE (South Pond, Middle Pond, and North Pond)Suffield-MassachusettsT LMB BB YP CP AE S S6
COVENTRY LAKE (Wangumbaug Lake)CoventryT YP LMB SMB W S CRA S4
CRESCENT LAKESouthingtonLMB S YP S6
CRYSTAL LAKEEllington-StaffordT YP CP SMB LMB S S5
CRYSTAL LAKEMiddletownLMB YP BB S S6
DAY POND***ColchesterT S WC S4
DODGE PONDEast LymeT LMB CRA YP S4
DOG PONDGoshenLMB CP YP CRA BB S S6
DOOLEY PONDMiddletownLMB YP S S6
EAGLEVILLE LAKECoventry-MansfieldLMB SMB CP S YP BB S6
EAST TWIN LAKE (Washining Lake)SalisburyT LMB CP YP S BB CRA K S5
EDGEWOOD PARK PONDNew Haven S6
FACTORY POND (Norwalk River)Redding-WiltonT S4
FACTORY POND (Town Grove Pond)Salisbury S2
FARMILL (ISINGLASS) RESERVOIRSheltonLMB S S3
FERNRIDGE PARK PONDWest Hartford S6
FISHER MEADOWS POND (Spring Lake)AvonLMB CA S S6
FITCHVILLE PONDBozrahT LMB CP S S4
FOUNTAIN LAKE RESERVOIRAnsonia-SeymourT LMB S S4
FRESHWATER POND (Freshwater Brook)EnfieldT CA S4
GARDNER LAKEBozrah-Salem-MontvilleT SMB LMB YP CP CRA S W BB WC S4
GAY CITY PONDHebronT CP BB YP S4
GLASGO PONDGriswoldLMB YP BB CRA S S6
GORTON PONDEast LymeLMB CRA YP BB S S6
GOULD MANOR PONDFairfield S2
GREAT HILL PONDPortlandLMB CP YP CRA S BB WC S6
GREAT HOLLOW POND***MonroeT S2
GREEN FALLS RESERVOIR (Green Falls Pond)VoluntownT LMB BB S S4
GRIGGS PONDWoodstockLMB YP S BB S6
HALLS PONDAshford-EastfordLMB S YP CRA CP S6
HALLVILLE POND (Indiantown Brook)PrestonT S4
HAMILTON RESERVOIRUnion-MassachusettsT LMB SMB YP CRA S BB S6
HAMPTON RESERVOIREastford-HamptonLMB YP CP S BB S6
HANCOCK BROOK LAKEPlymouthT S4
HANOVER PONDMeridenLMB S CA S6
HANOVER RESERVOIRCanterbury-SpragueT LMB S S4
HATCH PONDKentYP BB CP LMB CRA S S6
HELEN KELLER SCHOOL PONDEaston S2
HEWITT FLYFISHING POND (Gallup Pond)North StoningtonT LMB YP S BB S1
HEWITT POND (Lower Hewitt Pond)North StoningtonT S BB S4
HIGGANUM RESERVOIRHaddamT S S4
HIGHLAND LAKEWinchesterT LMB YP SMB CRA S S5
HODGE PONDVoluntownLMB CP YP S BB S6
HOLBROOK PONDHebronLMB YP CRA S S6
HOP BROOK LAKEMiddleburyT S4
HOPEVILLE PONDGriswoldLMB NP CP S WP YP CC S4
HORSE PONDSalemT S BB CP LMB S4
HOWELLS PONDHartlandT S4
HUNTINGTON POND (Starret Pond, Lake Hopewell, Huntington ParkPond)ReddingT LMB S S4
HURLBURT PONDPutnam S6
HYDE PARK PONDStafford S2
HYDE PONDLedyardT S6
INDIAN LAKE (Indian Pond)Sharon-New YorkLMB SMB YP S5
KAATZ PONDTrumbull S2
KENEY PARK PONDHartfordT S CC S4
KILLINGLY PONDKillingly-Rhode IslandLMB SMB S YP CP S6

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