CT DEEP Weekly Fishing Report
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THIS SUNDAY (FATHERíS DAY) IS
A FREE FISHING LICENSE DAY
Remember when dad used to pack you
and the fishing gear into the station
wagon and head to the hills for the
day to fish?
Take Dad fishing for the day. No
license
Ė
No worries, this Sunday is the
first of 2 free fishing license days.
Anyone can obtain a free one
-
day
fishing license to fish each of these
days
.
The free 1
-
day
license for
fishing this
Sunday,
June
18
, 201
7
is now
available
and
licenses
for the August
1
2
date
will be available
starting on
July 2
3
, 201
7.
Free licenses are
available
through our
mobile friendly
online
system
at
www.ct.gov/deep/sportsmenlicensing
INLAND REPORT
Sunday (Fatherís Day) is
a Free Fishing License Day.
Anyone can fish for free with the
FREE 1-day license.
Free licenses are available via our mobile friendly
licensing system (
www.ct.gov/DEEP/sportsmenlicensing
)
LARGEMOUTH BASS
fishing has slowed some, with fishing
generally fair. Places to try include Lake McDonough, Bantam
Lake, Lake Saltonstall, Highland Lake, Candlewood Lake,
Mudge Pond, Cedar Lake, Shetucket River, Lower/Upper
Moodus Reservoir, Winchester Lake, Rainbow Reservoir,
Pachaug Pond, Quaddick Reservoir, Wood Creek Pond, Mono
Pond, Congamond Lakes, Lake Wononskopomuc, Hopeville
Pond, Silver Lake, Batterson Park Pond, Gardner Lake, Pickerel
Lake, Mashapaug Lake, Billings Lake, Maltby Lakes, Stillwater
Pond, Ball Pond, Red Cedar Lake and West Hill Pond.
Tournamen
t angler
Tournamen
t angler
repor
ts ar
e from
Amos Lake (slo
w to
fair
for mo
st, interesting
ly,
averag
e weight
per
fish
was
2.35
lbs
for the 27
fish
caugh
t, bu
t th
e lunker was
on
ly 2.84
lbs),
Mansfield
Hollo
w Reservoir
(fair a
t bes
t, not
much size,
with the averag
e weigh
t a bi
t ov
er
1 lb, with
a 3.1
lb
lunke
r),
Moodus reservoir
(slow
to fair, no
t much siz
e with 2.3
lb, 2.1 lb,
1.4
lb and
2.1
lb lunkers), Pachaug Pond
(good for
most, 4.04 lb lunker), Connecticut
R
iver (fair for
most, not bad
for size, with 3.83 lb, 2.8 lb, 2.2 lb and 2.1 lb average fish
weights and 3.99 lb and 3.83 lb lunkers), Candlewood Lake
(fair to good, with 5.11 lb, 4.32 lb, 4.3 lb and 3.02 lb lunkers), Highland Lake (fair fishing, with a 4.38 lb
lunker
Ė
average fish weight was only 1.12 lbs), Lake Lillinonah (tough to slow, 4.99 lb and 2.67 lb
lunkers), and Lake Zoar (slow for largemouth).
SMALLMOUTH BASS
are reported at Colebrook River Lake (some good reports recently), Candlewood
Lake (
itís getting a lot harder to find smallmouth recently
), Lake Lillinonah (tough here also) and Lake
Zoar (some action).
Tournament angler
reports are from Candlewood Lake (slow for smallmouth, 3.3 lb