2014 Press Release
August 12, 2014
No Child Left Inside® Saltwater Fishing Day Saturday, August 16 at Fort Trumbull State Park
As part of its No Child Left Inside® program, Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) will host a Saltwater Fishing Day this Saturday, August 16 at Fort Trumbull State Park, New London. The event will take place rain or shine from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Instructors from Connecticut Aquatic Resource Educators (CARE) will be on hand to provide instruction, fishing equipment, and bait for anglers of all ages. People over 16, however, must have a Saltwater Fishing License.
“I encourage everyone who loves to fish and all those who want to learn to fish, to come to beautiful Fort Trumbull State Park this Saturday to take advantage of Saltwater Fishing Day,” said DEEP Deputy Commissioner Susan Whalen. “Our dedicated CARE instructors will be on hand to make sure all of the anglers regardless of age have a wonderful day with family and friends enjoying the outdoors and hopefully catching a fish or two.”
Obtaining a Marine Waters Fishing License:
For more information on the Saltwater Fishing Day contact Tom Bourret at email@example.com