Connecticut Fishing Reports, Fishing Times, Licenses, and Campgrounds

Fish Species in Connecticut

Largemouth Bass,  Perch,  Rainbow Trout,  Pickerel,  Bream/Bluegill,  Smallmouth Bass,  Brown Trout,  Bullhead,  Crappie,   and 101 more

Connecticut Fishing by Water Type

Lakes: 764   Rivers/Streams: 1,487   Reservoirs: 803   Others: 1,118   All: 4,172

Connecticut Fishing Reports

  "On my first cast into the base of the falls I caught a 14" brook trout..." Wadsworth Falls

  "White Perch, Pickerel, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, large and small mouth bass...." Mad River Dam

  "I fish here several times every year because I have permission from a..." Pameacha Pond

  "I threw a spinner bait right on the side of the pond going down access..." Frash Pond

Connecticut Fishing Spots

Atwood Pond 2.2 miles
Birdsall Pond 2.5 miles
Black Rock Pond 3.4 miles
Branch Brook 2.7 miles
Clough Brook 2.3 miles
Echo Lake 0.5 miles
Echo Lake 0.6 miles
Echo Lake Brook 0.9 miles
Echo Lake Dam 0.6 miles
Greystone Pond 2.8 miles
Hancock Brook 2.6 miles
Hancock Pond 2.2 miles
Hannon Pond 2.1 miles
Heminway Pond 1.3 miles
Jericho Brook 2.1 miles
Lake Winnemaug 2.4 miles
Lockwood Pond 2.6 miles
Merriman Pond 2.5 miles
Pin Shop Pond 1.1 miles
Purgatory Brook 3.3 miles
Smith Pond 2.9 miles
Smith Pond 3 miles
Smith Pond Dam 2.9 miles
Sperry Pond 3 miles
Spruce Brook 1.6 miles
Steele Brook 2.9 miles
Sutliffe Brook 3.4 miles
Tomlinson Pond 3.2 miles
Turkey Brook 1.4 miles
Wattles Brook 1.1 miles
Wilton Pond 3.2 miles
Wilton Pond Dam 3.2 miles
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For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Connecticut Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the Fishing Spot is open to the public, and respect all signs indicating private property or restricting access.

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Fishing in the state of Connecticut, there are plenty of bodies of water to choose from. In fact, there are 4,172 bodies of water where fishing could be possible, such as Frash Pond, Hanover Pond and Highland Lake. Fish for Catfish, Northern Pike or Largemouth Bass or one of the other 27 fish found in this state; and if you need gear get your fly fishing gear, baitcasting setup, trolling equipment, or spincasting gear out and find your new honey hole.