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Fly fishing area featured in story

Tom O'Donnell was one the fisherman enjoying spring-like weather Saturday at the William ìDocî Skerlick Saugatuck River Trout Management Area on Saturday. Photo: Jarret Liotta

The Westport News published a feature about the William “Doc” Skerlick Trout Management Area on the Sauguatuck River, and praised Nutmeg TU for its work on the fly fishing area.

Click here to read the story.

Opening day moved to April 11

The Legislative Regulations Review Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 24, approved the Inland Fisheries regulations proposal that includes moving Opening Day one week earlier to the second Saturday in April (instead of its current third Saturday). This means that Opening Day 2015 will be April 11.

A summary of the regulation changes can be found here.

The new regulations are not yet effective. It typically takes a week or so following approval to finish up the legal process and get them over to the office of Secretary of State for official posting. DEEP will post again as soon as they are effective.