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Free Family Ice Fishing Course

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Ice Fishing


Come join us for a free Family Ice Fishing course along with a field trip, bait & equipment provided by CT DEEP.  Local resident and C.A.R.E. (Connecticut Aquatic Resources Education) Chief instructor Kevin Maher will give a class on everything you need to know about ice fishing, for total beginners to old salts!  Come on down and join the fun!

This program is FREE, but you must register in advance.
You may register online through your household account at or call our office at (203) 828-6505

Field Trip Info: Burr Pond in Torrington - Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 10:00am - 3:00pm (Own Transportation) . Click below for the WINTER CARNIVAL INFO :

Course Details
  • Date: Thursday, January 9, 2020
  • Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Location: Oxford Town Hall (ENTER THROUGH REAR DOOR OF TOWN HALL)
  • Field Trip Info: Burr Pond in Torrington - Saturday,Feb. 1, 2020 10:00am - 3:00pm (Own Transportation) . Click here: Winter Festival

Course Highlights
  • Learn about lake and pond regulations, ice safety and fish identification
  • What equipment to bring
  • Where are the local hotspots
  • Learn how to use jig rods, tip ups, what bait to purchase and how to get those holes in
  • Experienced instructors are there to help bait/cast

* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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