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Fred Lord judges an entry from Tristan Wilgan (seated), winner of last year's Chopped fly tying contest at the Nutmeg TU Holiday Party. This year's contest will be held Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. at Port 5.

Holiday pot luck, Chopped tying Dec. 19

Celebrate the season, share food with us and if you want to answer the challenge compete in a fly tying contest when Nutmeg TU holds its annual holiday party Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 7 p.m. at Port 5, 69 Brewster St., in the Black Rock section of Bridgeport. Dinner is pot luck. Your dish to […]

Trout eggs delivered to TIC sites

On Friday, Nov 17, the Trout in the Classroom programs statewide received their eggs from the DEEP. TIC coordinators gather at a commuter parking lot, where the DEEP distributes the eggs to each chapter. The Nutmeg Chapter has 15 schools participating in this valuable educational tool. Hundreds of students throughout Nutmeg’s district are involved in raising […]

$5 trout stamp takes next step

A proposal for a single trout and salmon stamp, costing $5, is part of a new fishing regulations package sent to the state’s attorney general for review. Once the attorney general completes review of the proposal, it will be submitted to the Legislative Regulation Review Committee for review. The new proposal would establish a single […]

Limestone Club trip May 23

Nutmeg TU has reserved the Limestone Trout Club in Canaan for Wednesday, May 23, 2018. The fee is still to be determined and will be posted at a later day. Those who wish to attend should RSVP to Rich Rosen at rhrosen@aol.com. Those wanting to car pool will meet at the Park and Ride near Rt. 8 and Hawley […]

More than $1,000 donated for Mill River

Thanks to the support of our members and community, the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited raised more than $1,000 in additional funding for work to restore the Mill River at the Fairfield-Easton border along Congress Street through the Embrace a Stream Challenge, presented by Trout Unlimited and Orvis. This combined with the $670 previously awarded […]

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 […]

World record striper angler to speak

Greg Myerson, who caught the world record striped bass off Connecticut, will explain how to have the big fish find you when he speaks to the Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited on Tuesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m. The meeting, open to the public and anglers of all styles, will be held at Port 5, […]

Help win funds to fix Mill River

Local donors can help direct more money to restoration on the Mill River this week. The Nutmeg Chapter of Trout Unlimited, a local, volunteer-led nonprofit dedicated to improving and restoring local rivers and streams, has been entered in the Embrace A Stream Challenge, a new online contest sponsored by Orvis and Trout Unlimited. From Nov. […]