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State reports strong saltwater fishing

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection says tog fishing is strong in the Long Island Sound, with solid striper fishing in the Housatonic River and in Long Island Sound off local towns. Click here to read this week’s fishing report.

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 visit to the Catskill Fly Fishing Center & […]

State stocks trout, salmon

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection is wrapping up its fall stocking program for 2018. Trout have been stocked in major destination rivers such as the Housatonic and Farmington, as well as closer to home in the Saugatuck River. Surplus broodstock salmon have been stocked in rivers including the Naugatuck, destination for a […]

What’s it like to fish Alaska?

Is fishing Alaska on your bucket list? Get a glimpse at fishing Bristol Bay and other legendary waters from Nutmeg TU member John Jinishian on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport. Jinishian is general manager of Alaska’s Wild River Guides, a small, […]

Fish with us around Connecticut

Wanna go fishing? Nutmeg TU leads trips to spots near and far all year long, where you can learn spots and tactics from members and friends. Oct. TBA – casting clinic Oct. 21, 11 a.m. — Stripers, Compo beach Nov. 17 – Naugatuck salmon, join up with Mianus TU to Campville More details on additional […]

A simpler way of fishing topic Oct. 16

Looking for a new (but old), simpler way to fly fish? Learn about Tenkara from Chuck MacMath when Nutmeg TU meets Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. Tenkara is a method of fishing said to have originated in Japan about 400 years ago that only uses a rod, line and fly. The line is fixed […]

Gerrald Berrafati and Tristan Wilgan of Monroe make sure last year’s Christmas trees will stay in their new home along the Mill River at the Easton-Fairfield border. — John Kovach photo

Volunteers use Christmas trees to reshape the Mill

Trout will soon have a better home in the Mill River thanks to a conifer revetment project. Volunteers from Nutmeg and Mianus TU joined others in the water to anchor last year’s Christmas trees, donated by the Town of Stratford, along the banks to reshape the river. Click here to watch a video from the […]

Nutmeg TU President Rich Rosen

Nutmeg TU wants you

The summer is over and the fall stocking should begin soon, along with the fall migration of the Stripers, Blues and Albies. I can hardly wait. The Nutmeg Board of Directors is working hard to put together a year of activities that will interest everyone. We had a fantastic turnout of 19 volunteers to anchor […]