At this time, DEEP offices are closed to the public. Do I also need a Marine Waters license to take fish under my Personal Use (<60 ft) Menhaden Only Gillnet License? Scientific Collector's Permit Word Form / PDF Residents age 65 and older (no fee, but must registeâ¦ Most licenses are issued on a calendar year basis and expire on December 31st. For information on Connecticut regulations governing the taking of lobsters, marine and anadromous finfish, and crabs by commercial and recreational fishermen, see Marine Fisheries Information Circular. Fish and Game website: www.wildlife.state.nh.us/marine/faqs.html, MA: Yes. Personal Use Lobster License holders are permitted to take fish following recreational harvest limits. With over 100 species of fish found in Long Island Sound, anglers can enjoy some of the very best striped bass, bluefish, summer flounder, scup, hickory shad, black sea bass and tautog fishing along the entire coast. For more information, please visit the Youth Fishing Passport page. DEEP is continuing to carry out its mission and provide services while keeping both the public and our workforce safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. and Can I fish in Connecticut's marine waters if I hold a marine fishing license in another state? Inland fishing licenses are required for anyone 16 years of age or older fishing in the Inland District . All animals must be returned to the water safely prior to completion of the daily tour. Fishing License: Connecticut requires a saltwater fishing license, and, if youâre going upstream, for example, above the Merritt Parkway bridge on the Housatonic River, you also need a freshwater licenseâbut on certain boats/trips you will not need eitherâcheck with the skipper before the trip Yes. Yes. Possession or importation of a number of fish species is prohibited. I see license plates from all over fishing the Canal. Massachusetts has saltwater fishing reciprocity agreements with New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Connecticut. ), (Traditional paper applications - Word/ PDF - will still be accepted, but on-line filing is preferred. Is a Marine Waters License required for the recreational use of cast nets, minnow traps, dip nets, umbrella nets, seines, eel pots and spearfishing? A saltwater fishing permit is required for persons 16 years of age or older. What are bait species? After logging in, there is a link for reprinting your license on the top right of the page. Box 719, Old Lyme, CT 06371 or e-mail at email@example.com. You never have to worry about having the right license. An Inland (fresh water) License is $28. In order to fish recreationally for finfish in Rhode Island's marine waters, saltwater anglers and spearfishers must have: A recreational saltwater fishing license from a reciprocal state. Yes. In Connecticut, no license or registration is required for most recreational fishing in saltwater.