DEEP: Fishing
Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection
DEEP: Fishing

Fishing - Share the Experience

Free Fishing License Day - Sunday June 21, 2015
Division News - Quarterly reports from the Inland Fisheries and Marine Fisheries Divisions. 

March 27, 2015
Effective 0001 hours, Sunday, April 5, 2015, the landing limit for the commercial harvest of summer flounder will be decreased to 750 pounds per week. (N15-05)

March 20, 2015
The correct regulations for scup in 2015 are: 10 inch minimum length, 30 fish creel limit, open May 1 through December 31.   In our March 10th email, the season was incorrectly given as May 1 October 31.
We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience this error may have caused.
Please visit the Marine Recreational Fisheries page on our web site for all updates to 2015 recreational fishing regulations:  

March 10, 2015
Following considerable public comment received via survey cards, at Public Hearing and via email, regulations have been adopted to comply with ASMFC fishery management plans for black sea bass, scup, striped and summer flounder. (N15-03)

March 10, 2015
New for the 2015 Fishing Season:  Opening Day is Saturday April 11th; several regulation changes for freshwater and saltwater fishing.


Content last updated May 2015