Licenses to hunt, trap or fish, or any combination of these, can be obtained in the Town Clerk's Office.
Hunting licenses may only be issued to a person who has held a resident license to hunt with firearms within five years from the date of the application OR presents a certificate of competency issued after the completion of the required course in safe hunting practices and the use of hunting weapons. A minor, age 12-15, may hunt with firearm or bow if such minor holds a junior firearms hunting or junior archery license, and is accompanied by a person over 18 years of age.
To purchase a License for the first time in Connecticut, you must contact the Licensing office at 860-424-3105 for assistance.
Pheasant Tags are issued to anyone possessing a valid firearms or archery license.
Migratory Bird Stamps are available to applicants 16 years of age or older.
Migratory Bird Harvest Information Program (H.I.P.): Persons hunting ducks, geese, brant, woodcock, rails, snipes and coots are required to obtain a HIP permit from the Town Clerk.
PAYMENTS TO THE TOWN CLERK MUST BE MADE BY CASH OR CHECK PAYABLE TO "TOWN CLERK"
Licenses can also be purchased online using a credit card by clicking here.
To view a map of State of CT DEEP-approved local hunting sites, click HERE.
For more information regarding hunting and fishing in Connecticut, please visit Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection