Jim O of Jimmy-O's Bait & Tackle.

Jimmy O to share saltwater tips

Jimmy O will give a rundown on saltwater fishing Tuesday, May 21, at Port 5 in Bridgeport. In addition to Eric Peterson demonstrating fly tying, Jimmy will give a rundown on spring fishing in the Long Island Sound, and show some rigging tips. Both presentations are open to all and hosted by the Nutmeg Chapter […]

Help plan the future of the Mill River

The Mill River, primarily found in Easton and Fairfield, is a gem, home to wild native brook charr and wild brown trout. Nonetheless the river has a number of problems. In 2004 the Mill River was added to the 303(d) List of Impaired Waterbodies, which is named after a section of the Clean Water Act. […]

What flies do you want to learn to tie?

Have a tie that gives you trouble, or that you want to see demonstrated? Eric Peterson will demonstrate the flies you choose when Nutmeg TU meets Tuesday, May 21, at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., Bridgeport, Eric, who has a long association with Trout Unlimited, has begun doing demonstrations before Nutmeg TU meetings. For May, […]

Nutmeg Flea Market – May 19

Nutmeg TU will set up at the flea market at Fairfield Warde High School, 755 Melville Ave., Fairfield, this Sunday, May 19. This is the perfect opportunity to shed some fishing equipment you no longer want while supporting the conservation and education efforts of Nutmeg TU. The chapter has purchased space on at the flea […]


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Help Nutmeg TU at Monroe Children’s Fishing Derby Nutmeg TU returns to Monroe’s Wolfe Park’s Great Hollow Lake Pavilion to assist with the annual Monroe Fishing Derby on Saturday May 18 at 8am to 10am.  Nutmeg TU will be presenting on Fly Fishing, followed by a free Raffle for a Fly Fishing Combo […]

Bamboo rod film in New Haven

Chasing the Taper, an intimate film that examines the obsessive and vanishing art of bamboo fly rod making, through the eyes of some of the greatest living rod makers in the world — Marc Aroner, Per Brandin, Dana Gray, Dennis Menscer, Rick Robbins and Bob Taylor — will be shown in New Haven this week. The screening will […]

Maritime sale in Stratford May 11

The Stratford Waterfront Commission will hold marine tag sale on Saturday, May 11, at the Birdseye Boat Launch, 1 Birdseye St., Stratford. Fishing gear such as rods, reels and tackle can be sold. There is no charge for vendors or shoppers. Vendors must provide their own tables, chairs, displays, buckets and change, and all merchandise […]

Tristan Wilgan is hooked up during Nutmeg TU's annual visit to the Limestone Club Wednesday, May 23.

Limestone outing May 8

We are now taking reservations for the 5th annual Nutmeg Trout Unlimited trip to the Limestone Trout Club located in Canaan, Conn., on Wednesday, May 8. Fly fishing only: This is primarily shore fishing, with a few boats available. Please arrive by 9:00.  Fishing is permitted from 9:00-4:00 There are 3 deep (70+ feet) quarry […]