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New Trout Regulations Set to Take Effect on the West Branch Farmington & Farmington Rivers See Link


WhatsNew.jpgConnecticut Hunting Areas Maps

                                Migratory Bird Hunting Guide

Please check the new website for county league of sportsmen news at; 

Jan 7 County League Meeting at GROTON SPORTSMEN'S CLUB 6:00 P.M. Refreshments & 7:30 Meeting.


Jan 16 Handgun Certification Class for a CT Carry Permit at GROTON SPORTSMEN'S CLUB

For details Contact 860-536-6640 or


Jan 16 SALT WATER SPORTSMAN NATIONAL SEMINAR SERIES . Bridgeport, Klein Memorial Auditorium,

910 Fairfield Ave. Bridgeport, CT 06605


Jan 23 Connecticut Citizens Defense League will be presenting a Legislative Workshop which will be hosted by

Pachaug Outdoor Club 178 Banjo Sullivan Road, Jewett City, CT 06351


Jan 23 Archery Bow Hunting Class for State Certification at GROTON SPORTSMEN'S CLUB

421 Al Harvey Road  Stonington CT 06378 8:30A.M. until 5:00 P.M. Completion

Bring a Lunch or shop local eateries Contact 860-536-6640 or


Jan 30 11th Annual Pachaug Game Dinner  $25.00 4:00 P.M. Appetizers 5:00 P.M. Dinner  Tickets limited

Contact Frank Everett  860-376- 5387 for tickets See Attached Flyer


Jan 30 Handgun Certification Class for a CT Carry Permit at GROTON SPORTSMEN'S CLUB

For details Contact 860-536-6640 or


Jan 30 THE 5TH ANNUAL Connecticut Surfcasters EXTRAVAGANZA AND DEMO DAY Clinton Town Hall,

54 East Main Street, Clinton, CT


Feb 12-14 Northeast Hunting and Fishing Show at the Connecticut Convention Center, Downtown Hartford


Feb 19-21 Springfield Sportsmen's Show


Feb 20 Mystic Rod and Gun Club Game Dinner For Tickets Contact Rob Petttini 1-401-315-2468  $20.00 each


Feb 27 Delta Waterfowl Dinner at Niantic American Legion Hall --  Flyer Forthcoming


Mar 12 Call to Adventure International & North American Hunting and Sporting Event at Mashantucket Pequot Museum


Apr 10 CONNECTICUT WATERFOWL ASSOCIATION Spring Banquet at Aqua Turf Club Plantsville

1:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Contact Paul Capotosto 860-848-1879


Apr 16-17 Connecticut Gun Guild, Inc. "Spring Gun Show" at Elks Lodge 771, 44 Maynard St, Middletown CT

95 Tables Sat. 9 A.M. - 4 P.M.  Sunday 9 A.M 2 P.M.  Admission $6.00 (Save $1 w/Ad)

Youngsters free with an adult,    Active Duty Military Free Admission  

For Info: Peter Kuck 860-670-5169  (After  5 P.M.)


Apr 24 Friends of CE/FS Reunion Dinner at the Aqua Turf Club 1:00 P.M.  Flyer Notice forthcoming.


May 14 NRA Dinner at Holiday Inn 110 Laura Ave, Norwich.  Doors open at 5:30 PM. 

Price is $55.  Buffet dinner, three main courses. Flyer forthcoming


NRA 1st Steps Program for Youngster Shooters starting the 1st Thursday in October.

            We have 2 programs: 2nd also starts in October.

1.    A recreational/safety/NRA 1st steps program that runs the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month (Oct-May) 6:30-9:00 PM

2.    Our Junior Competitive Travel Team.  Who's members have won multiple National Championships and the coaches are National Champions in 3 events, national Records holders, and NRA/CMP/USAS Lev 3 coach certified and sought out as a private coach by many Jr national champions and upcoming Jr from across the country.  This group meets every Thursday 4:30-9:00 PM and goes to matches on the weekend.  Several times throughout the year we bring in Olympic Team and/or National Team Members as well as other internationally known and respected experts to help present topics or provide clinics/private. For Details -  Contact Lizette Grunwell at 860-625-6218 or


Make a Donation to Litigation Fund

We are off to a good start raising the needed funds for the lawsuit against the State of CT's new gun laws, but it is critical that we keep going if we intend to achieve our objective: full restoration of 2nd Amendment rights in Connecticut.

To donate* online to the litigation fund, click here for the CCDL website

If you prefer to write a check,  please make it payable to: “CCDL” and note on the memo of the check that it is for the “2A Litigation Fund”. Checks should be mailed to: CCDL, P.O. Box 642, Groton, CT 06340.

*Contributions and gifts to CCDL or the Litigation Fund are not tax deductible