Lake Housatonic

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Lake Housatonic is a premier fishing destination in Connecticut, with a variety of fish species including largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike, walleye, and various types of panfish. Nearby activities include hiking, biking, and wildlife viewing in the surrounding state parks. Fishing tips for the lake include using spinnerbaits, jigs, and soft plastic baits for bass, and live bait or large artificial baits for pike and walleye. The best time to visit is in the spring and fall when the water is cooler and fish are more active. Average temperatures during the spring and fall range from 50-65°F.

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