EASTON — For the fifth consecutive season, Aquarion Water Company will issue free fishing permits to any unemployed person over the age of 18. Veterans and active duty service members will also be included in this year’s program.
On Fridays, April 12 and April 19, anglers can obtain a free fishing permit by visiting to Aquarion’s Aspetuck Environmental Center at 714 Black Rock Road in Easton. Anglers should bring a valid Connecticut fishing license and official proof of unemployment or a military ID/DD Form 214. Once issued, fishing is open along designated shorelines of Aquarion’s Saugatuck Reservoir in Weston, the Far Mill Reservoir in Shelton, and the West Pequonnock Reservoir in Monroe.
Aquarion will be issuing the permits from 8 am to 4 pm on both days.
For more information about the company’s fishing program visit www.aquarionwater.com/fishing.