Fishing Information

CRYSTAL LAKE FISHING REGULATIONS

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.

 

TO REPORT FISHING VIOLATIONS 

CALL THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT DEEP AT

1-800-842-4357

Crystal Lake Association

316A Sandy Beach Rd

Ellington, CT 06029

 

2018 meetings:

April 24th, Old Crystal Lake School

July 25th,  Crystal Lake United Methodist Community Center. Note the address change.

October 4th Old Crystal Lake School

(meetings are at 7 PM)

Summer picnic: Thursday, August 16th from 5 - 7 pm at 24 Private Grounds. 

News:

08-12-2018: The summer picnic is now Thursday, August 16th from 5-7pm st the Arzt’s house on 24 Private Grounds. Hot dogs will be served. Hope to see you there!

 

07/26/2018: The powerpoint for the July 25th invasive species presentation can be viewed here:

 

07-02-2018: Pleaset join us for our July 25th meeting. George Knoecklein from Northeast Aquatic Research will be giving a talk on invastive species, a very important topic for our lake. Please note the meeting will be at the Crystal Lake Unitited Methodist Community Center on Sandy Beach road across from the Elementary School.

 

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!

 

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Crystal Lake Association

316A Sandy Beach Rd

Ellington, CT 06029

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