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Post-Thanksgiving striper trip in Shelton

Fish the Housatonic River for stripers and burn off the holiday desserts on the day after Thanksgiving, Friday, Nov. 24, at 10 a.m.

Dave Edgeworth of Nutmeg TU will lead the trip to the Sunnyside Boat Launch in Shelton. The public access site is located behind Sunnyside School, 418 River Road, and a roadway is next to the school.

The outing is open to all. You need not be a TU member. Both spin and fly fishermen are welcome.

Bring your Striper tackle, there is lots of shoreline to fish from and wading as well.

Sewage spill soils Sunnyside Boat Ramp

The release of 5 million gallons of raw sewage into the Naugatuck River in Waterbury washed up at the Sunnyside Boat Ramp on the Housatonic River in Shelton Thursday, Oct. 26.

Dozens of fish were killed because of the spill, blamed on a power failure.

Heavy rains washed the sewage, which has been getting caught on rocks and the shore of the Naugatuck, into the Housatonic River.

Click here to read the Shelton Herald’s coverage.

Sunday evening fishing!


When – Sunday August 16th,    5pm (evening)

Where –  Hope Lake, Shelton parking lot on Nells Rock road in Shelton

Coordinator – David Edgeworth    cell # 203 627-5817

You must RSVP if you are interested

There are 3 lakes to fish, all are accessible from shore or allow Kayaks and Canoes

Hope Lake, Silent Lake and Pine Lake

You can use bait, lures or Fly fish, whatever you are into, all is allowed at these lakes. Bring your fishing gear, and water.  Bring your kayaks, canoes, and waders.