2015 Connecticut Trout Season

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Opening Day of the 2015 Connecticut trout season is April 11. Opening Day of trout season will be earlier by one week, from the third to the second Saturday in April.

The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) recently announced the new opening day of trout season to be one of several changes to sport fishing regulations have been approved by the General Assembly’s Regulations Review Committee.

“This change provides an additional week of fishing opportunities for both resident and non-resident anglers targeting trout or fishing for other species such as largemouth and smallmouth bass found in trout waters.” said Pete Aarrestad, director of DEEP’s Inland Fisheries Division.

The 2015 Connecticut Angler’s Guide will be available in late March. Print versions of the guides are available from many Town Clerks and bait & tackle stores, or by contacting DEEP’s Inland Fisheries Division (860-424-FISH).

More information can be found on the DEEP Fisheries website at www.ct.gov/deep/.

source: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection