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DEEP Fishing & Hunting Licenses

Licenses and permits are available in the Town Clerk’s office:
Monday-Wednesday: 8:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.
Thursday: 8:30 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Licenses can also be obtained directly through the DEEP website, click here.

Fishing Licenses – Click here for CT DEEP Weekly Fishing Report
The fishing season in Connecticut begins in April. Fishing licenses are required for anyone sixteen years of age or older fishing in the Inland or Marine Districts.  Licenses are issued on a calendar year basis and expire on December 31.  Click here for 2024 Regulations for Freshwater Fishing in Connecticut.

Effective July 2, 2009, a Marine Waters Fishing License is required.

If you plan to fish in the Saugatuck Reservoir, you must also have an Aquarion Water Company permit. A permit is $25 for the season or $5 for a one day pass.

Hunting Licenses/Permits
The Town Clerk also issues state hunting and trapping licenses, as well as deer permits, turkey permits and bird/waterfowl permits.