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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


August 26 Groton Sportsmans Club Pig Roast at Voluntown/North Stonington Property 4:00 P.M. See attached flyer


August 26 Connecticut Citizens Defense League will host its 9th Annual Family Picnic. 11:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

The event will take place at Boothe Memorial Park Stratford, CT 5800 Main Street in Stratford, CT – Lower Picnic Areas


September 7 County League of Sportsmens Clubs Meeting At Groton Sportsmans Club, 421 Al Harvey Rd Stonington - 6 P.M. meal 7 P.M. Meeting


September 9 CCDL will be hosting their 5th consecutive Poker Run!

Starting Location: Central Connecticut Arms - 130 Marlborough Street Portland, CT

Ending Location: Doody's Totoket Inn - 465 Foxon Road, North Branford, CT


September 9 Fin, Fur, & Feather Sporting Clays Event at Chaplin Club and 9 A.M. - 1 P.M


September 10 Waterfowl Hunter Training Day at Sessions Woods, WMA in Burlington, Sponsored by CT Waterfowlers Assn.


September 16 Fall swap meet at Mystic Rod & Gun Club Stonington See attached flyer

For Vendor Tables Contact 860-536-6640   Hours 9 A.M. to 2 P.M.  Vendor time 7 A.M. for loading Tables.


September 17 Fin, Fur, & Feather Club Ducks Unlimited Sporting Clays Shoot, 100 Targets


September 23 Handgun Certification at Groton Sportsman's Club 8 A.M. to 5 P.M.

Call 860-536- 6640 for details and REGISTRATION or


September 23 Buffalo Match at Ledyard Sportsmen Club

Contact Jim Dougherty 860-464-9446 for info. Classes - all start at 9:30 A.M.


September 23 Connecticut DEEP Hunting and Fishing day at Cabela's East Hartford between 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.


Variety of activities for all ages such as 3D archery, laser shoot, dart guns, casting pools, field dog Demos,

fly tying, and casting, birds of prey, and many sporting workshops about hunting, fishing, boating, and forestry.

Vendors organization desiring to attend the event, Please Contact Robin Blum at 860-424-4137 (

More details on DEEP Website


September 30 JuniorHunt Day for Pheaasant over trained pointing dogs Flyer and information to follow.


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.  Whose 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