Fishing is available in all public ponds, lakes and rivers, unless otherwise posted. You need a license. A sport fishing license is not required downstream from the stone dam north of Goodwives River Road on the Goodwives River, or on the Tokeneke Brook, downstream from Old Farm Road.     

Area lakes and ponds include Blanchard Pond and Silvermine Pond in New Canaan (part of the Silvermine River), Mill Pond (Five Mile River) in New Canaan, and Millers Pond (Norwalk River) and Pierrepont Pond (Naraneka Lake) in Ridgefield. Trout streams include the Norwalk River and Silvermine Brook.

For privately owned ponds and lakes, permission from the owner must be obtained.