10 November 2009

Cold Warning, CT Wildlife, Across the Atlantic in A Flats Boat

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Coast Guard Issues Cold-Water Warning for New England

“...the Coast Guard is issuing a cold-water warning to late-season boaters, paddlers, hunters, and fishers. Water temperatures are rapidly declining, greatly increasing the dangers of sudden, cold-water immersion. “We recently had two commercial fishermen survive the sinking of their boat in….”

From CoastGuardNews.com

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Connecticut Wildlife…

…magazine published by the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection…issue available online at:

Click here Connecticut Wildlife

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Across the Atlantic in A 21-Foot Flats Boat

“Two brothers recently completed an 8,312-mile voyage that took them across the Atlantic in a 21-foot open boat, hoping the feat will help them raise money for charities that benefit wounded soldiers."

Read about it at SoundingsOnline.com

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Don’t forget, a saltwater fishing license is now required to fish the marine waters of Connecticut. You can purchase one from your local bait & tackle shop, such as Newtown Bait & Tackle, or at Town/City Hall.

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Check these links for more information:

Connecticut Tourism;
Long Island Sound Resource Center;
Housatonic Valley Association;
Stratford, Connecticut;
Milford, Connecticut

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