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Black Bullhead, Bullheads (and catfish) from Brewster Pond in Stratford should not be eaten. People in the High Risk Group should not eat Bullheads and catfish from the Housatonic River.
Bluefish over 25 inches and Striped Bass caught in Long Island Sound and connected rivers should not be eaten by people in the High Risk Group.
These fish are generally safe to eat because they are stocked and fished regularly . People in the High Risk Group should eat smaller trout (under 15 inches).
Carp caught in the Housatonic River should not be eaten by anyone. People in the High Risk Group should not eat carp caught in the Connecticut River.
Large Mouth Bass
Small Mouth Bass
Large and Smallmouth Bass caught in the following lakes should not be eaten by people in the High Risk Group:
Lake McDonough - Barkhamsted
Silver Lake - Berlin/Meriden
Lake Wyassup - North Stonington
Quinnipiac River - above Quinnipiac Gorge
In addition, people in the high risk group should not eat any Bass from the Housatonic River.
Eels caught in the Housatonic River should not be eaten.
For More Information:
Health Questions? Contact The Department of Health: (860) 509-7740 or toll-free at 1-(877)-458-FISH (3474)
Fishing in CT Questions? Contact The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection: (860) 424-3474