Fishing Reports

A local report - occasionally fluffy, but never phony - of the past week's salt water fly fishing and light tackle fishing activity, primarily along the coast of Fairfield County Connecticut. 

November / December 2019

The 2019 charter season is now a mélange of memories and preparation for 2020 has already begun.  Below are some of the highlights of our 30th season guiding Western Long Island Sound.  Scroll and enjoy.

The Tightlined Slam Tournament for Conservation

For the second year in a row, the "Lighten Up" fishing team was on the podium winning individual trophies for Blue fish in both Fly fishing and light tackle categories.  The tournament is a good time for a great cause, check it out here:

Some very nice fish were caught, and released, this season.  This beauty weighed in at 26 lbs. and inhaled a top-water plug  in just 3' of water near the shoreline of one of the Norwalk Islands.

A spring reef dweller on Fly

Girls Got Game.

  Our most lady fishers in one season ever. Connecticut Island Outfitters is where Co-eds come to cast!

A medley of milestones

First salt water fishes caught on with a fly rod.

First False Albacore ever.

First Wheelchair charter

First Weakfish in a looooooooooong time

First keeper Black Seabass on fly

Junior Jamboree

Kids that catch

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