UPDATE: The Mill River, the Saugatuck River fly fishing area and the Mianus River TMA have all been stocked with trout, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection reported on Nov. 1.
ORIGINAL POST: The Mill River in Fairfield and Saugatuck River in Westport should soon be stocked, according to the Connecticut Department of Fish & Wildlife. Most of the trout stocked will be rainbows, not browns as pictured.
Cooler weather has allowed the fall stocking program to get into full swing, according to the latest weekly fishing report. Click here to read it.
Connecticut has begun its surplus broodstock Atlantic salmon stocking program for the fall.
To learn how to catch salmon locally, hear Ben Bilello speak at the Nutmeg TU general meeting Tuesday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport. Click here for more details.
Trout are also being stocked around the state, according to the Oct. 12 fishing report from the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.
In its most recent fishing report, the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced that temperatures have cooled enough to allow fall trout stocking to being.
Click here to read the latest fishing report.
The state DEEP, in this week’s fishing report, says that fall stocking remains on hold due to the record warm temperatures early this week.
The DEEP is monitoring the conditions and as soon as possible, trucks will be stocking.