DEEP weekly fishing report

The DEEP released its weekly fishing report Friday, May 18. (Apologies for missing week 3 while traveling.)  

Volunteers needed at Monroe derby

Nutmeg TU needs your help to demonstrate fly casting at the 15th Monroe Fishing Derby at Great Hollow Lake in Wolfe Park Saturday, May 19, from 6 to 9 a.m. Nutmeg TU demonstration will be about 8:30 a.m., immediately following when everyone gathers for the measuring of the fish caught and distribution of prizes.  This takes place under the pavilion awning by the beach in Wolfe Park at the lake.  Access to the […]

Sign up now for May 23 Limestone Club trip – SORRY, SOLD OUT

WE HAD A LIMITED NUMBER OF OPENINGS & THEY HAVE BEEN FILLED.  SORRY. Please join us on one of our many other Nutmeg Trout trips. 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 […]

IF4 benefits veterans Wednesday

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival will come to Stony Creek Brewery in Branford Wednesday, May 16, to benefit four organizations that help veterans through fishing. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. The film begins at 6:30 p.m. Hosted by Take a Vet Fishing, the screening also benefits Rivers of Recovery, Veteran Angler Charters and The Fishing Outreach […]

Sonny Yu will explain catching shad with a fly rod at the next meeting of Nutmeg TU Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Briidgeport.

Learn to fly fish for shad May 15

Sonny Yu will share his passion for Fly Fishing for American Shad at the next open meeting of the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited, 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport. The talk is open to anglers of all styles, spin or fly, and one need not be a Trout […]

Easton teens and Joel Barlow High School seniors Stephan Dow and Michael Waugh recently organized an led a cleanup of the Mill River. — Easton Courier

Easton teens clean Mill River

Two teenagers from Easton, both fly anglers and members of the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited, recently organized a cleanup of the Mill River. Stephan Dow and Michael Waugh, with volunteers the recruited and led, removed some 360 pounds to trash from the river. Click here to read a story from The Easton Courier. Nutmeg […]

DEEP weekly fishing report No. 2

Click here to read the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s fishing report, issued May 4, 2018.

Families gather at a Milford Children's Trout Derby. — Milford Mirror Photo

50th Milford Trout Derby Saturday

The 50th Milford Children’s Trout Derby will be held Saturday, May 5, but the future of the event could be in jeopardy, the Milford Mirror reports. A major sponsor may not return, and the Milford Striped Bass Club will need money to stage the 51st event. Saturday’s derby is dedicated to Bob Mahoney, a founder, […]