Now that warmer weather is here, anglers across Litchfield County are breaking out their poles and hitting up their favorite ponds, streams, lakes and rivers. These are the top 5 fishing spots, as voted on by Register Citizen Readers.
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#5 - West Hill Pond, New Hartford
According to reviews on fishingworks.com
, West Hill Pond is a great place for catching trout.
#4 - West Side Pond, Goshen
|Screenshot of West Hill Pond taken from Google Maps|
According to anglerweb.com
, West Side Pond is a relatively undeveloped pond that is good for bass fishing.
#3 - Twin Lakes, Salisbury
|Screenshot of West Side Pond taken from Google Maps|
According to Wikipedia
, the Twin Lakes are good for anglers looking to catch largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, chain pickerel, black crappie, yellow perch, brown bullhead, sunfish, brown trout, and rainbow trout.
|Screenshot of Twin Lakes taken from Google Maps|
#2 - Mohawk State Forest, Cornwall
According to the state DEP website
, Mohawk State Forest is open from 8 a.m. to sunset, and offers pond and stream fishing.
|Screenshot of Mohawk State Forest taken from Google Maps|
#1 - Farmington River, Barkhamsted
The Barkhamsted town website states “The Still River and the Farmington River join together in Riverton, creating 4 miles of some of the best trout fishing in the country. Between Riverton and Pleasant Valley, there is a catch-and-release fishing area on the Farmington, which allows for year-round fishing for various species of trout.”
|Screenshot of the Farmington River taken from Google Maps|
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