Tom O'Donnell was one the fisherman enjoying spring-like weather Saturday at the William ìDocî Skerlick Saugatuck River Trout Management Area on Saturday. Photo: Jarret Liotta

Tying demos to precede Feb. meeting

A fly tying demonstration will be held before the Feb. 19 meeting of Nutmeg TU. The demonstration and meeting are open to all. Eric Peterson, who has a long association with Trout Unlimited, will demonstrate early season flies such as stoneflies, streamers and Hendricksons. Peterson’s demo will begin at 6 p.m. Pizza will be served at […]

Fly Fishing Film Tour March 8

There is another chance to see the best in angling cinema and support local conservation projects when the Fly Fishing Film Tour comes to Newtown on Friday, March 8. Doors to Edmond Town Hall open at 6 p.m., and the event features a cash bar serving cold beer donated by Sweetwater and wine donated by […]

Tristan Wilgan

Spin and fly tips coming Feb. 19

Tristan Wilgan of Tristan’s Fishing Guide Service will share tips both spin and fly fishermen can use on local rivers at the next meeting of Nutmeg TU on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport. The meeting will be preceded at 6 p.m. by a fly tying demonstration by Erick Peterson. (Click here for […]

Fly Fishing Film Tour to return

Don’t miss out on our annual screening of the incredible Fly Fishing Film Tour — a perfect way to spend a cold winter night dreaming about the fishing season ahead! Check out the trailers to this year’s lineup of films that will get your heart pumping! Each year we offer two showings so that there’s […]

Learn tips on fishing local rivers

Upcoming meetings of the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited will focus heavily on fishing rivers in Connecticut, particularly the southwestern part of the state. The Tuesday, Jan. 15, meeting will be a roundtable discussion of favorite places, favorite flies, favorite tactics and any other angling questions that may arise. Anyone interested in angling may attend, […]

The Connecticut DEEP has stocked Atlantic salmon in the Naugatuck River. (Photo by William Hartley/U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service)

Share your thoughts in salmon survey

The DEEP Fisheries Division is looking for your opinion, through a short survey, about the Catch and Release season for Broodstock Atlantic Salmon in within the Designated Areas on the Naugatuck and Shetucket Rivers. Click below to take the survey

DEEP names new Chief of Natural Resources

Rick Jacobson has been chosen as the next Bureau Chief for Natural Resources at DEEP. Rick takes over for Bill Hyatt, who retired in October. Rick brings 37 years of natural resources management experience to the role of Bureau Chief. His entire professional career has been in public service and conservation. As the Director of […]

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 […]