Lake Candlewood Fishing near New Milford, Connecticut

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Details for Lake Candlewood

Species Caught Here:
Bass
Catfish
Crappie
Panfish
Perch
Sunfish
Trout

Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 41.500095 -73.449570

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Description for Lake Candlewood, Fairfield County, Connecticut

Lake Candlewood is a reservoir located just 5.7 miles from New Milford, in Fairfield County, in the state of Connecticut, United States, near Chimney Point, CT. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including brown trout, largemouth bass, brook trout, pumpkinseed, perch, panfish, crappie, white perch, white catfish, smallmouth bass, rainbow trout and rock bass here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Lake Candlewood. Alternate names for this reservoir include Candlewood Lake.

Join us as we discuss the Connecticut Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.

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Fishing Times for Lake Candlewood near New Milford, CT
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