DEEP: Connecticut Marine Waters Fishing License: Update

DEP Marine Fisheries News

Connecticut Marine Waters Fishing License: Update

June 23, 2009



  1. A marine waters fishing license is currently NOT required. 


  1. The bill that establishes a marine waters fishing license has been passed by the legislature but will not be effective unless and until the Governor signs it into law.


  1. If and when the Marine Waters Fishing License (MWFL) bill becomes law, Environmental Conservation Police efforts with respect to the license will be focused on education and outreach during the remainder of 2009.


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