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Fishermen arrested for illegal fishing


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)  –  Four fishermen have been arrested after being found with illegal Striped Bass.

According to the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police were alerted around 10 p.m. Tuesday that fishermen along the Housatonic River in Shelton had undersized Striped Bass.

EnCon Police responded and found four Anglers fishing and with the help of a K-9 located 38 Striped Bass hidden in bags in rocks and bushes.   According to DEEP the daily limit is one fish that is at least 28 inches.

60 year old Hydri Cenkoli of Woodbury, 32 year old Daniel Cenkoli of Waterbury, 57 year old Bilbil Cenkoli of Waterbury and 46 year old Gurali Cenkoli of Woodbury are charged with possession of 38 Striped Bass less than the minimum length and for possession of Striped Bass over the daily creel limit.

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