Exciting events open to all

Fellow fishermen and conservationists: Wow!  Our February board meeting just ended and I am excited!  Your Board really stepped up and put together a great agenda for the next five months.  I needed to share our plans with you so here goes! Our speaker agenda will bring us new ideas and hints for local fishing. […]

Catch big trout at Limestone Club May 23

Nutmeg TU has reserved the Limestone Trout Club in Canaan for Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The fee is $50. Those who wish to attend should RSVP to Rich Rosen at Those wanting to car pool will meet at the Park and Ride near Rt. 8 and Hawley Lane;  be there before 7 a.m. to carpool. Bring your gear, lunch, […]

Fly Fishing Film Tour Feb. 23

The Fly Fishing Film Tour will wade into Stamford Friday night, Feb. 23, to benefit education and conservation efforts by the Candlewood, Mianus and Nutmeg chapters of Trout Unlimited. Doors to the Stamford Majestic Theater open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 each online or $30 at the door. Click here to buy tickets to […]

Jim O of Jimmy-O's Bait & Tackle.

Jimmy O to talk winter fishing

Jimmy O of Jimmy O’s Bait & Tackle in Bridgeport will tell anglers why it’s a mistake to stay inside during the winter when he speaks at Port 5 in Bridgeport on Tuesday, Feb. 20. Doors open at 7 p.m. for the regular meeting of the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited, which is open to the […]

A message from Nutmeg’s president

Hello TU Nutmegers: Welcome to 2018.  Your Board of Directors is working to make programming and participation even better. Today we have over 350 dues paying members in the Nutmeg chapter and together we can take care of our rivers, learn and have fun. Each of us belongs to TU for different reasons. As a […]

The DEEP found healthy populations of trout and smallmouth during electrofishing surveys of the Housatonic and Farmington Rivers (DEEP Photo)

Trout stamp on hold for now

Proposed regulations that would require purchase of a trout stamp are on hold at least into February. The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection posted on the Connecticut Fish and Wildlife Facebook page that the regulations had been sent back so some concerns raised by the Legislative Regulation Review Committee could be addressed. That […]

Tickets still available for Fly Fishing Film Tour

UPDATE: Some tickets are still available for tonight’s showing of the Fly Fishing Film Tour at the Trumbull Marquis & BTX Theater. Tickets can be purchased online for $25 (a $5 discount) until 2 p.m. by clicking here. Tickets MAY also be available at the door, if any remain, at a cost of $30. Doors will open at 6:15 […]

Fishing roundtable Jan. 16

UPDATE: Tonight’s meeting will be held as scheduled at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St. Bridgeport. Ever wonder about how to get started fishing? Or if fly fishing is as complicated as it might seem? Or where to fish in Eastern Fairfield County? Get the answers to these and other fishing questions when […]