DEEP: Saltwater Fishing

Saltwater (Marine) Fishing

With over 100 species of fish found in Long Island Sound, anglers can enjoy some of the very best striped bass, bluefish, summer flounder, scup, hickory shad, black sea bass and tautog fishing along the entire coast. The State of Connecticut offers anglers many fishing opportunities with excellent boat launches along the coast and great shore fishing locations at coastal state and city parks, and convenient party and charter boat fishing.   Fishing is Family Fun!

Saltwater Fishing Resource Maps
Looking for a place to Fish, find a Party/Charter Vessel to go fishing on, Launch a Boat or Locate a Bait and Tackle shop?  Use our interactive Saltwater Fishing Resource Maps to help plan your next trip!
Both maps have the same information but it is presented in different forms.  The "all in one" map is better suited to desktop computers, while the "Story Map" is better suited to mobile devices - although either one should work on any device.


2019 Multi-Lingual Marine Recreational Fishing Regulation Sign

Connecticut State Boundary Line in Long Island Sound

Alewife And Blueback Herring - Emergency Fishery Closure is in Effect

Enhanced Recreational Fishing

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Content last updated July 2019