Fishing Information


NOTE: These regulations are in addition to the Connecticut State Fishing regulations.

ATTENTION ANGLERS: Crystal Lake is a special trout management lake.

There is a Slot Length Limit 12" TO 16" on TROUT

  • All trout equal to or greater than 12 inches and smaller than 16 inches must be returned to the water without avoidable injury.
  • The dail creel limit for trout is five (5), not more than one (1) of which may equal or exceed sixteen (16) inches.
  • The closed season for fishing is April 1st through 6:00 AM on the second week in April.
  • This special length limit regulation should improve angling quality by increasing the number of large holdover trout.





Crystal Lake Association

316A Sandy Beach Rd

Ellington, CT 06029

2018 meetings:

Tuesday, April 24th 

Wednesday, July 25th

Thursday, October 4th

(meetings are at the Old Crystal Lake School, 7 PM)


05-05-2018:  We held a Crystal Lake road cleanup today. The following volunteers walked the roads and filled several trash bags of various items which people had thrown on the side of the road and at the dam area. Dolores and Al Breton, Bill Brown, Bill Brown III, Dave Gauthier, Missy and Bob Clark, Rex Joffray, Vic Laptik, Monique Lussier, Cindy McNamar, Pat and Joe Neafey. Thanks for helpingkeep our lake area clean!


10-7-17: Sixteen volunteers met at the Skyline Quarry and filled one hundred and fifty sandbags then deposited them near the dam. Jerry Dwyer, Bill Keohane, Maureen Keohane, Dave Gauthier, Dominick Cristelli, Vic Laptik, Thomas Burns, Skylar Burns, Ron Campbell, Leon Veretto, Chris Veretto, Frank Kirchhof, Patty Kirchhof, Joe Breton, Dolores Breton, Al Breton. Thank you all for a fantastic job!

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Crystal Lake Association

316A Sandy Beach Rd

Ellington, CT 06029

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