CTDEEP Updates Catch Regs for Some Species
Black Sea Bass: Open Season: June 15 to December 31, inclusive, Minimum Size: 13 inches, Creel Limit: 15 fish.
Porgy: Open Season: May 1 – December 31, inclusive, Minimum Size: 10.5 inches, Creel Limit: 20 fish; that on vessels holding a party/charter registration with DEEP, the minimum size is 11 inches and from September 1 to October 31 the possession limit for paying passengers is 40 fish.
Fluke: Open Season: May 15 to October 31, inclusive, Minimum Size: 18 inches, Creel Limit: 5 fish.
Blackfish: Minimum Size at all times: 16 inches.Open Season: April 1 to April 30, inclusive, Creel Limit: 2 fish;Open Season: July 1 to August 31, inclusive, Creel Limit: 2 fish;Open Season: October 10 to December 6, inclusive, Creel Limit: 4 fish.
Sea-Run Brown Trout
”Hard-core fly fishermen cast larger streamer flies. Spin fishermen can catch them on any lure a trout will take. But the best way to tempt a large sea-run brown is with a large, live mummichog or striped killifish, fished with light tackle.”