Chapter events

Fish the Farmington June 24

Join Nutmeg TU for a morning of exciting fishing on one of the best rivers in Connecticut, the Farmington River, on Sunday, June 24, starting at 8 a.m.  You may come earlier if you wish, I will be at the river setting up and getting some quick fishing in. We will be meeting up in […]

Jerry Goldstein landed this good-sized bass on Lake Saltonstall June 8.

Big fish on Lake Saltonstall

Nutmeg TU members Ed Grzeda, Jerry Goldstein and John Kovach fished Lake Saltonstall on Friday, June 8. Jerry had a solid day, landing a big bass, a similarly sized walleye and having a long tug-o-war with a big one that we’ll be going back to try to hook again. Ed landed a half dozen on […]

Father’s Day means free fishing

Connecticut will hold the first of two free fishing license days on Sunday, June 17, Father’s Day. Anyone who obtains a one-day license for June 17 will not be charged. Free 1-day fishing licenses are available for anyone 16 or older at www.ct.gov/deep/getmyfishinglicense. The DEEP released its weekly fishing report Friday, so you can get ready […]

Jeff Yale of the Regional Water Authority will share the secrets of fishing Lake Saltonstall Tuesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport. The meeting is hosted by Nutmeg Trout Unlimited.

Fish Lake Saltonstall Friday

All anglers are welcome to fish Lake Saltonstall with the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited Friday, June 8. Meet at 6:30 a.m. at the main entrance, where $5 day passes will be purchased and boats will be rented. Lake Saltonstall is a popular but relatively popular fishing location with a great variety of fishing opportunities. […]

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

Nutmeg visits Limestone Club

Thanks to Limestone Trout Club for hosting Nutmeg Trout Unlimted’s annual day of fishing the Limestone ponds. A great time was had by everyone. Special thanks to our Limestone host Dean Keister, who also put on a fish feeding demonstration to show us how they keep the trout at Limestone healthy and fed in still […]

Field & Stream highlights Mill River

Field & Stream has listed the Mill River among “The 50 Best New Fishing Spots in America.” Click here to read the article. Part of the stream, running from Easton through Fairfield to the Long Island Sound, was recently reclassified by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection as a Wild Trout Management Area, extending […]

Nutmeg demos casting, awards rod at Monroe derby

Nutmeg TU members attended the 15th annual Monroe Police Fishing Derby Saturday, May 16, at Great Hollow Lake in Wolfe Park. After Monroe Police awarded prizes to the kids who caught fish, the chapter held a drawing for a fly fishing combo. Jerry Goldstein presented the prize to the winners, the Gordon Family of Monroe. […]

Ryan’s Rebels need help at derby

Ryan’s Rebels needs volunteers to help at its second annual fishing derby Saturday, June 2, at Twin Brooks Park in Trumbull. The tournament is catch and release, with entries measured for length, then let go. Volunteers are needed to help bait hooks, untangle line, measure and release fish, and offer families any other assistance needed. […]