Opening day is April 19; Connecticut is stocking 390,000 trout

A Seeforellen strain brown trout.

Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) today announced it expects to stock almost 390,000 trout in waters across the state in time for Opening Day of the 2014 trout fishing season April 19th – despite challenges posed by extended winter conditions this year. ...

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Fisheries Division warns of possible fish ‘winterkills’

Fish winter kill.

The long, cold winter, with extended periods of snow and ice cover across the state has greatly increased the potential for fish kills in shallow ponds and lakes, according to Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection’s (DEEP). DEEP’s Inland Fisheries Division said these ...

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DEEP announces winter trout stocking

DEEP Inland Fisheries Resource Assistant Chris Finch stocking trout through the ice at Gardner Lake last Tuesday, Feb. 4.

Does winter seem long this year? Does the shortest month of the year seem like the longest? One way to beat the winter doldrums is to get out and enjoy some sunshine and the out-of-doors by going ice fishing. Connecticut’s Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has just ...

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Fishing Report: Dec. 5 updates from CT-DEEP

STOCKING UPDATE - ATLANTIC SALMON.              DEEP completed its 2013 Atlantic salmon stockings this week. Approximately 50 salmon were stocked out in the Naugatuck River (upper-13 fish, lower-12 fish) and Shetucket River (25 fish). These fish are beautiful, ranging in size from 2 to 15 ...

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Connecticut DEEP Fishing Report for Nov. 7

Stripers are still biting.

This is the final weekly fishing report for the season from Connecticut DEEP; periodic reports will be filed during the winter ice fishing season. INLAND REPORT ATLANTIC SALMON – Stocking Update - DEEP began spawning salmon at the Kensington Hatchery last week and approximately 100 ...

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CT DEEP Fishing Report for Oct. 31: Conditions look good

One of the Seeforellen strain brown trout from the Kensington State Fish Hatchery stocked this week.

INLAND REPORT TROUT TROUT STOCKING – Earlier this week DEEP stocked 224 Seeforellen-strain broodstock brown trout into ten lakes and ponds scattered throughout the state. The fish released this week were raised at the Kensington State Fish Hatchery and weigh between 3 and 19 pounds each ...

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Connecticut DEEP Fishing Report for Oct. 24

INLAND REPORT TROUT TROUT STOCKING – DEEP’s fall trout stockings were completed last week. A total of 29,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout the state this fall. Approximately 12,800 were trophy size brown trout (all greater than 12 inches in length) and the ...

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