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Stratford seawall closed to fishing

Saltwater anglers have lost access to a popular spot in Stratford, where the town has banned fishing at the Stratford Seawall in Lordship. State officials have expressed concern about the move, which town leaders say is for safety reasons. Click here to read more.

DEEP: Trout seeking cool areas

Trout fishing is expected to be fair this weekend, according to the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection in its weekly fishing report. “Conditions for trout fishing remain fair. Water levels are dropping following steep flushing flows from the line of storms earlier this week,” the weekly report reads. “While most of the rivers […]

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.

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