Candlewood Lake, Connecticut Fishing

Location and Fishing Information: Candlewood Lake is located in Litchfield and Fairfield Counties, Connecticut. This body of water is the largest in the entire state and covers an impressive 5,400 acres of surface area. There is a maximum depth of approximately 90 feet and an average depth around 30 feet. There is a 45 MPH speed limit during the day which is reduced to 25 MPH from sunset to sunrise. You will find boating, kayaking and fishing on this lake.

Candlewood Lake Connecticut Fishing
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There are numerous different species of fish to find on this body of water. So, what type of fish are in this lake? You can find Carp, Sunfish, Chain Pickerel, Sunfish, White Perch, Yellow Perch, Trout, Brown Bullhead, Catfish, Calico Bass(Crappie), Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass on these waters.

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Marinas on this lake

Marina Name: Candlewood East Marina

Address:  204 Candlewood Lake Rd, Brookfield, CT 06804

Phone:  (203) 775-2253


Marina Name: Echo Bay Marina

Address: 227 Candlewood Lake Rd, Brookfield, CT 06804

Phone: (203) 775-7077


Marina Name: Brookfield Bay Marina

Address: 476 Candlewood Lake Rd, Brookfield, CT 06804

Phone:  (203) 740-2628