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Lake Candlewood

CT (Fairfield, Litchfield)

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    Lake Details


    What you need to know about fishing Lake Candlewood

    Lake Candlewood is renowned for its smallmouth bass fishing. This lake also contains Largemouth Bass, Brown and Rainbow Trout, Perch, Walleye, Crappie, and Bluegill. Being the largest, and to many the best fishery in the state, Candlewood gets a lot of attention. Many people find Candlewood Lake to be a challenging fishery due to this pressure. There is a host of shore fishing opportunities in addition to multiple boat ramps.

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    Surface Area

    20.75 sq. km

    Avg. Depth

    0 ft.

    Species Present

    Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Crappie, Panfish / Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Trout

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      Relevant Gear For You

      Omnia Recommendations

      Omnia’s custom recommendation engine matches products, styles, seasons, species, and this specific waterbody’s attributes and the selections you’ve made about how you fish this lake.

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      We hope you found what they were looking for on Lake Candlewood. Omnia’s goal is to be your top resource for every fishing trip.

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