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Ugly sweater fishing trip Saturday

Nutmeg TU members may join members of the Mianus and Candlewood Valley chapters on the annual Ugly Sweater fishing outing Saturday, Dec. 15. The group will meet at 11 a.m. at UpCountry Sportfishing at 352 Main Street in New Hartford and spread out along the river to go fishing in small groups. Join us mid-day for coffee and […]

High bacteria levels found in many rivers

A new report by the Westport-based Harbor Watch found water from 20 rivers exceeded acceptable levels of bacteria 77 percent of the time, according to a story in the Connecticut Post. That’s the same criteria the state uses to close beaches. Click here to read the Connecticut Post story. Click here to read the Harbor Watch report.

Fred Lord judges an entry from Tristan Wilgan (seated), winner of last year's Chopped fly tying contest at the Nutmeg TU Holiday Party. This year's contest will be held Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. at Port 5.

Prizes galore at Holiday Party Dec. 18

Rods, reels, trips and experiences can be yours at bargain prices during the Nutmeg TU Holiday Party  Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport. A growing list of silent auction items include a fishing outing on the Long Island Sound, having […]

Salmon stocked this week

As of Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Naugatuck River TMA (Litchfield/Campville/Harwinton area) was stocked with large Broodstock Atlantic Salmon (average weight was 7 to 10 pounds, with the largest fish being around 15 pounds.); this was the last of two stockings in this river section. The daily creel limit is one (1) salmon per day. Salmon will […]

URGENT: Farmington trip canceled

The Farmington fishing trip scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 9, has been CANCELED. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Speaker showcases Alaska, concerned for Bristol Bay

Alaska fishing guide and Nutmeg TU John Jinishian expressed concerns about the threats posed by Bristol Bay amid images of big fish and beautiful scenery when he visited the general meeting of Nutmeg TU Tuesday, Nov. 20. Jinishian is general manager of Alaska’s Wild River Guides, a small, float-based fly fishing company. He talked of […]

Celebrate the holidays with us Dec. 18

Nutmeg TU will hold its annual Holiday Party on Tuesday, Dec. 18, from 7 to 9 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport. A silent auction will feature such items as fishing trips guided by Nutmeg TU members and a chance to have the trip of your choice […]

Farmington postponed to Dec. 9

UPDATE: The event scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 2, has been postponed to Sunday, Dec. 9. UPDATED STORY: Join Nutmeg TU for a morning of exciting fishing on one of the best rivers in Connecticut, the Farmington River, on Sunday, Dec 9, starting at 10 a.m.   If we are going to get heavy rain trip will […]