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Volunteer to help the Mill River Aug. 19

Volunteers are needed on a major project that will improve trout habitat in the Mill River, one of the most valuable and storied wild trout streams in New England. On Aug. 19, the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited, working with the Town of Fairfield, will reshape the Mill River along Congress Street. Once a meandering […]

Smallmouth fishing off; tour the Housy

UPDATE: There will be no smallmouth fishing on Saturday, Aug. 18, due to water levels. Instead, there will be a morning stream tour along the river showing where to park, the best fishing access areas, and tips and tactics to help you succeed in future bas outings. The group will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot just […]

Groups installing fishing line receptacles

Parts of the waterfront in Fairfield and Bridgeport will soon be getting new recycling tubes for the safe disposal of the monofilament fishing line, which can strangle or disable birds who get caught in it, as recently happened at the Bridgeport-Fairfield line. A team of volunteers is building and installing the tubes. Madeline Dennis Raleigh […]

Free Fishing License Day Aug. 11

  Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has designated Saturday, Aug. 11, Free Fishing License Day. The Aug. 11 issue of the DEEP’s weekly fishing report offers ideas on where and what species to target. To fish for free, anyone, resident or non-resident, can obtain a free one-day fishing license — good for both the inland and marine […]

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