Conserving, protecting and restoring trout and their streams in eastern Fairfield County, CT

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Help restore the Mill River Aug. 19

An effort to restore one of the most valuable and storied wild trout streams in New England is under way, and volunteers are needed for the next step. On Aug. 19, the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited, working with the Town of Fairfield, will reshape the Mill River along Congress Street. Once a meandering stream, […]

Nutmeg TU visits the Church Pool

Nutmeg TU member Dave Edgeworth recently led a trip to the Farmington River, starting at the famous Church Pool. Josh Lockwood, grandson of Nutmeg TU member Phil Jacques, landed an 18-inch trout with a hook jaw, estimated to weigh about 2 pounds. More outings on the Farmington are coming soon.

Council to fish Farmington, meet July 25

Fish the Ovation Pool on the Farmington River in New Hartford, then gather for an informal meeting of the Connecticut Council of Trout Unlimited on Wednesday, July 25. Fish Ovation or nearby pools as early and often as you want. At 7 p.m., we will meet at a restaurant near the Ovation pool — Parrot […]

Weekly fishing report; thermal refuges closed

A heat wave is expected this weekend. If you do go fishing, target species that will not be traumatized by high temperatures and exercise care if doing catch-and-release. On some trout waters, thermal refuges have been closed to fishing. Watch for signs and obey laws with regard to fishing a proper distance from those streams. […]

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