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
LAKE CHAMBERLAINBethanyLMB CP S S2
LAKE HAYWARD (Shaw Lake)East HaddamT LMB YP CP S CRA BB AE S4
LAKE HOUSATONICDerby-Monroe-Oxford-Seymour-SheltonSMB LMB WC WP YP AE S CA S6
LAKE KENOSIADanburyLMB S BB YP SMB CC S6
LAKE LILLINONAHBridgewater-Newtown-Southbury-New Milford-BrookfieldLMB SMB WP CRA WC NP S CA YP S6
LAKE MCDONOUGH (Compensating Reservoir)Barkhamsted-New HartfordT LMB SMB YP S S2
LAKE OF ISLESNorth StoningtonLMB CP YP CRA S BB S6
LAKE POCOTOPAUGEast HamptonLMB SMB CP W WP YP S S6
LAKE QUASSAPAUGMiddlebury-WoodburyT SMB S CRA BB LMB YP CP S4
LAKE SALTONSTALLBranford-East HavenT LMB S W CRA YP WP S2
LAKE STIBBS (Southbury Training School Pond)SouthburyT S4
LAKE WARAMAUGKent-Warren-WashingtonLMB SMB CP YP BB S S6
LAKE WINNEMAUGWatertownLMB S CRA WP BB YP S6
LAKE WINTERGREENHamdenS LMB YP T CC S4
LAKE ZOARMonroe-Oxford-Newton-SouthburySMB WP LMB CRA WC S YP W NP CA T S6
LAKEWOOD LAKE (Great Brook Reservoir)WaterburyLMB S CC S6
LANTERN HILL PONDLedyard-North StoningtonT LMB CP CRA YP S S4
LEONARD PONDKentYP CRA CP BB LMB S6
LILLY PONDThompson S6
LITTLE POND (Little Bantam)LitchfieldNP LMB YP S BB S6
LITTLE POND (Schoolhouse Pond)ThompsonT LMB YP CP CRA S S4
LONG PONDLedyard, North StoningtonT CP LMB CRA YP S S4
LOWER FULTON PARK PONDWaterbury S6
LOWER STORRS PUMPING PONDMansfieldT S4
MAD RIVER FLOOD CONTROL IMPOUNDMENTWinchesterT S4
MALTBY LAKES (1,2,3)Orange-West HavenT LMB S YP CC S2
MAMANASCO LAKERidgefieldLMB S YP BB CRA S6
MANITOOK LAKEGranbyLMB S S6
MANSFIELD HOLLOW RESERVOIR (Naubesatuck Lake)Chaplin-Windham-MansfieldCP LMB NP T YP S CRA S4
MANSFIELD TRAINING SCHOOL PONDSMansfieldT S BB S4
MASHAPAUG LAKEUnionT LMB SMB CP YP S W S4
MCGOVERN PONDWest Hartford S6
MESSERSCHMIDT PONDDeep River-WestbrookLMB CP S BB YP AE S6
MILL PONDNewington S2
MILL WOODS PARK PONDWethersfield S6
MILLERS PONDDurhamLMB YP T S S4
MIRROR LAKE (Hubbard Park Pond)MeridenT CC S6
MITCHELL PONDEast HaddamLMB S S6
MOHAWK PONDCornwall-GoshenT LMB S4
MOHEGAN LAKEFairfieldT S1
MOHEGAN PARK POND (Spaulding Pond)***NorwichT S BB LMB CC S2
MONO PONDColumbiaLMB YP CP S S6
MOODUS RESERVOIR (Upper, Lower)East HaddamLMB CP CRA S YP S6
MOOSUP PONDPlainfieldT S LMB YP BB S4
MOREY PONDAshford-UnionBB CP LMB YP S S6
MOUNT TOM PONDLitchfield-Washington-MorrisT S LMB CRA CP YP W S4
MUDDY PONDWoodstock-MassachusettsLMB CP YP S BB S6
MUDGE POND (Silver Lake)SharonLMB CP YP S BB S6
McGRATH PARK POND (Prospect Park Pond)ProspectT S1
NELLS ROCK RESERVOIR (Hope Lake)SheltonT S4
NORTH FARMS RESERVOIRWallingfordLMB BB S CP CRA S6
NORTH STREET PONDMilford S2
NORTHFIELD BROOK LAKELitchfieldT S4
NORTHFIELD CUTLERY COMPANY PONDLitchfieldLMB S S6
NORWICH PONDLymeT LMB S CP S6
PACHAUG PONDGriswoldLMB CP NP WP CRA YP S BB S6
PAGE PARK LAGOONBristol S6
PAINE PONDAshfordT S4
PARK PONDWinchesterLMB S YP BB CP CRA S6
PASTURE POND***Plainfield S7
PATTACONK LAKE (Russell Jennings Pond)ChesterT LMB YP S CC CRA S4
PATTAGANSETT LAKEEast LymeLMB CRA S CP YP AE S6
PECK POND (Keach Pond)Putnam-Thompson-Rhode IslandT LMB SMB CP YP S BB CRA S4
PERRY PONDThompson-MassachusettsLMB CP YP S BB S6
PICKEREL LAKEColchester-East HaddamLMB CRA S CP S6
PICKETTS POND (Osborndale State Park)DerbyT CC S4
PIERREPONT POND (Lake Naraneka)RidgefieldLMB S S6
PINE ACRES LAKEHamptonLMB S YP BB S6
PINE LAKE (Shelton Reservoir #2)SheltonLMB S S3
POWERS LAKEEast LymeLMB CP S YP CRA NP S6
QUADDICK RESERVOIRThompsonLMB NP CP CRA YP BB S S6
QUILLINAN RESERVOIRAnsoniaLMB YP S S6
QUINEBAUG LAKE (Wauregan Reservoir)KillinglyT LMB CP S CRA YP CC S4
QUONNIPAUG LAKEGuilfordT LMB BB SMB CP S YP AE CC S5
RAINBOW RESERVOIRWindsor S6
RED CEDAR LAKELebanonLMB YP S CRA CP S6
ROGERS LAKELyme-Old LymeT LMB CP CRA YP BB S AE S5
ROSELAND LAKEWoodstockLMB CA CP YP CRA S T BB S4
ROSS PONDKillinglyLMB CP S S6
ROWANS POND (Butternut Park Pond)MiddletownT CC S S6
SAINT MARTHA’S PONDEnfieldT S BB S4
SALMON BROOK PONDGlastonburyT S YP S4
SALTERS PONDManchesterS LMB CP S6
SAUGATUCK RESERVOIREaston-Redding-WestonT LMB SMB S W S3
SAVIN LAKELebanonLMB YP WP S BB CP S6
SAWMILL PARK PONDLedyardT S4
SCHREEDER POND (Chatfield Hollow Pond)***KillingworthT S S4
SCOVILLE RESERVOIRWolcottT LMB S YP CP CRA S6
SEYMOUR RESERVOIRS (1, 2, 3 & 4)OxfordLMB S YP S6
SHENIPSIT LAKEEllington-Tolland-VernonLMB CRA SMB WP YP T CP S1
SILVER LAKE (Peat Works Pond)Berlin-MeridenCRA LMB S BB CP CC S6
SIMSBURY TOWN PARK PONDSSimsburyS S8
SOCHRIN PONDSeymour S2
SOMERSVILLE MILL POND (Scantic River)SomersT LMB S CP CRA YP BB S4
SOUTH SPECTACLE PONDKentLMB YP S S6
SOUTHFORD FALLS POND (Papermill Pond)***Oxford-SouthburyT S S4
SQUANTZ PONDNew Fairfield, ShermanCA W T LMB SMB YP S WP S5
STANLEY QUARTER PONDNew BritainT CC S6
STATE LINE PONDStaffordYP S BB CP S6
STILLWATER PONDTorringtonT LMB YP S CC SMB S4
STRATTON BROOK PARK POND***SimsburyT S4
STROH PARK PONDWindsor S2
TAFTVILLE PONDLisbonLMB SMB CRA S YP CA S6
TAFTVILLE RESERVOIRNorwichLMB T S S4
TANKERHOOSEN LAKESVernonT LMB CP S YP BB S4
TETREAULT PONDKillinglyCP S YP S6
TOLLGATE PONDGreenwichLMB S BB S1
TWIN BROOKS PARK PONDTrumbullT S4
TYLER PONDGoshenT YP LMB CRA CP BB S S4
UNCAS LAKE (Hog Pond)LymeT LMB AE CP YP S S4
UPPER BASIN PONDWindsor Locks S2
UPPER FULTON PARK PONDWaterburyT S4
VALLEY FALLS POND***VernonT S S4
WALKERS RESERVOIR (East)VernonT YP S BB S1
WARDS MILLPOND (Branford River)BranfordT S4
WARNER POND (Kazan’s Pond)NewtownLMB S YP S6
WASHINGTON PARK PONDWindsor S6
WEST BRANCH (Hogback) RESERVOIRColebrook-HartlandT YP S SMB RS S4
WEST HILL PONDBarkhamsted-New HartfordT K SMB YP S LMB RS S5
WEST PEQUONNOCK RESERVOIRMonroeLMB S S3
WEST SIDE PONDGoshenT LMB YP S BB S4
WEST THOMPSON LAKEThompsonLMB SMB CP CRA WP S YP CA W S6
WEST TWIN LAKE (Washinee Lake)SalisburyCP LMB S CRA YP S6
WHARTON POND (Allen Brook Pond)***WallingfordT S4
WHITNEY FLOOD CONTROL POND (Patten Brook)StaffordS BB CP S6
WILLIAMS POND (Lake Williams)LebanonLMB CP YP S BB CRA S6
WINCHESTER LAKEWinchesterLMB CP YP S NP CRA BB S6
WONONSKOPOMUC LAKE (Lakeville Lake)SalisburyT LMB CP YP S BB S1
WOOD CREEK PONDNorfolkLMB BB YP CP S6
WYASSUP LAKENorth StoningtonCP YP T LMB BB AE S4
ZEINER POND (Lake Winfield)PlymouthCP S LMB S6
ZEMKO PONDSalemLMB S S6

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