Chapter events

Speak out on national conservation issues

Through the standup.tu.org website, national Trout Unlimited keeps its members up to date on conservation issues and provides an easy way for members to voice their opinion, putting them directly in touch with their elected representatives. Current issues include the threat to Bristol Bay in Alaska, posed by the Pebble Mine, and the threats facing […]

Nutmeg TU to set up at flea market

Nutmeg TU will set up at the flea market at Fairfield Warde High School, 755 Melville Ave., Fairfield, on Sunday, April 28, from 6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is the perfect opportunity to shed some fishing equipment you no longer want while supporting the conservation and education efforts of Nutmeg TU. The chapter has […]

Tristan Wilgan is hooked up during Nutmeg TU's annual visit to the Limestone Club Wednesday, May 23.

Limestone outing May 8

We are now taking reservations for the 5th annual Nutmeg Trout Unlimited trip to the Limestone Trout Club located in Canaan, Conn., on Wednesday, May 8. Limestone Club President Dean Keister will give a presentation on fishing there prior to Ron Merly’s talk on overlooked streams in Connecticut on Tuesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. […]

Pequonnock cleanup, fishing April 27

Join us for a trifecta (river cleanup, fly fishing casting clinic and trout fishing) on the Pequonnock River in Trumbull Saturday April 27 starting at 9 a.m.   The Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting a cleanup event on the Pequonnock River beginning at 9 at the parking lot at the on the right side, at the […]

Ron Merly, holding a nice Atlantic salmon from the Naugatuck River, says, “Do not let the state take this fishery from us!”

Ron Merly to reveal overlooked streams

Ron Merly of Ron Merly’s Fishing Guide Service will reveal some overlooked trout streams in the area on Tuesday, April 16, at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport. The talk, open to all, is hosted by the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited. It is open to fly and spin fishermen. It will […]

Where do you need a trout stamp?

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection recently posted a primer on the trout and salmon stamp on its Facebook page. A trout and salmon stamp is only REQUIRED TO FISH in a 1. Trout Management Area (these are rivers and streams not lakes), 2. in a Trout Park (mostly ponds and a couple […]

The Mianus River, known for its black stonefly hatch in March, is the destination for a trip with Nutmeg and Mianus TU on Saturday, March 23. — Photo from Mianustu.org.

Fish the Mianus River March 23

Fish the Mianus River TMA on a  joint trip organized by the Mianus and Nutmeg TU chapters. This river has recently been stocked and is known for its early black and brown stonefly hatches. The Mianus is a beautiful, intimate suburban stream and March is a great time to fish it as the park tends […]

Casting expert at March 19 meeting

John Field, author of the ACA’s Beginner’s Guide to Fly Casting and Fly Casting Finesse, will share tips on how to improve you cast at the next meeting of Nutmeg TU on Tuesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport. At 6 p.m., longtime TU supporter Eric Peterson will return […]