Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Fishing With Sam

Where does Fishing With Sam fish?

We fish the Connecticut area, including Washining Lake, Housatonic River, Onota Lake, Stockbridge Bowl, Konkapot River, Wononskopomuc Lake, Washinee Lake, Lake Garfield, North Pond, Indian Lake, Hollenbeck River, Wood Creek Pond, Thousand Acre Swamp Reservoir, Buckley Dunton Lake.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Smallmouth Bass  (Also Called Black Bass, Bronzeback, Brownie, Gold Bass, Green Bass, Jumper), Largemouth Bass (Also Called Green Trout, Black Bass), Northern Pike (Also Called water wolf, common pike, snake, great northern pike, American pike, jackfish, Great Lakes pike, grass pike, pickerel, longhead, and snot rocket), Lake Trout  (Also Called Great Lake Trout, Siscowet  ), Striped Bass (Also Called Striper, Linesider, Rockfish  ), Crappie (Also Called Black Crappie, White Crappie  ), American Yellow Perch (Also Called Lake Perch, Perch  )

Where in Connecticut to we meet our guests?

We meet at Fishingwithsam Boat Launch ( 130 W Main St, Waterbury, CT 06702, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.