TO CONNETQUOT RIVER STATE PARK PRESERVE
Reservations may be
made Sunday 8:00 a.m. one week in advance of the fishing week. (5 16-581-1005)
accepted for 30 sites available per session. Specific sites cannot be reserved
in advance but are issued first-come-first choice at time of session.
NO SHOW POLICY:
Abandonment of reservations will result in cancellation of your remaining
required while fishing. Permits issued for current session only. Have permit
available at all times when fishing. Permit expires upon possession of limit,
violation of any posted frshing rules or end of time session.
Trout Fishing Permits: (In addition to valid
New York State fresh water fishing license.)
February - March (Wednesday - Sunday) 8 - 12
noon 12-4p.m. No Kill
Catch and release Only- Possession of any trout
April - September (Tuesday-Sunday) 7-11 am 12 -
4 p.m. 5-Sunset
October 1 - 15
(Wednesday-Sunday) 8 - 12 noon 12 - 4 p.m.
April - October 15,
anglers must STOP fishing when Two(2) TROUT are in possession. No
stringers or other methods of restraining or tethering fish in the water. Fish
kept must be quickly and humanely killed and creeled. Net and release fish
carefully. Release your fish in the water, immediately, with care, and in the
same condition it was taken. NO injured fish are to be released.
Fishing must be
alone with conventional fly frshing equipment limited to flies, fly rods, fly
reels. and fly line with unweighted leader material attached. Any other type of
fishing tackle is prohibited. Artificial flies and streamers are defined as
being constructed of natural or synthetic materials, so long as all flies are
constructed in a normal fashion on a single barbless hook with components wound
on or about the hook. Specifically prohibited are molded facsimiles or replicas
of insects, earthworms, fish eggs, fish or any invertebrate or vertebrate either
singly or in combination with other materials. Likewise prohibited are other
lures commonly described as spinners, spoons, or plugs made of metal, plastic,
wood, rubber or like substances or combination thereof. To protect the
environment ,no lead weight, split shot or other, lead items may be used.
The use or
possession of any bait. fish eggs or fish parts and use of barbed hooks or any
other fishing device other than barbless hooks, artificial flies or streamers is
Please do not litter. Kindly carry out
everything you have brought in - paper, fishing gear, etc.
Prevent forest fires, No Smoking in woodlands.