Connecticut fishing and boating experiences can range from deep sea fishing charters out of Norwalk for tuna to freshwater trips for largemouth bass on Mansfield Hollow Lake. Whether you plan to fish in saltwater or freshwater, find the resources to help you get started here.
Connecticut offers great fishing opportunities for all anglers with more than 180 lakes, ponds, thousands of miles of rivers and a great number of fishing streams all across the state. One of the state’s top trout streams is the Salmon River, a fast, cold river that drains a 96,000-acre watershed in 10 towns.
There are a variety of fishing techniques that you can practice in Connecticut, the most common are lake fishing, pond fishing, streams & rivers fishing and deep-sea fishing.
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