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Get out from under that
Do you still want to use your land?
Do you want to reduce your taxes NOW?
Do you want to preserve open space for future
generations? We will pursue a 501c3 status and
work with you to meet your goals.
If you have land which you wish to consider
for open space preservation, we suggest you
start with your financial planner and map out a
strategy which allows you to meet your
The next step is to contact us, and we will
work with you to structure a transaction that
meets your financial needs and preservation
In 2000, the Ousatonic Fish and Game
Protective Association took possession of a
five acre parcel at the corner of Van Car and
Paper Mill Roads in New Milford, Ct. The
property, commonly known as the Buck Rock
Dam by area residents, includes a stretch of the
Aspetuck River, one of western Connecticut's
premiere trout fisheries. The Association
immediately put into place a series of goals to
improve the condition of the property. Litter
patrols and regular mowing were instituted,
wood duck boxes installed, and that September
10 cubic yards of sediment to be exact, was
removed from the river and trucked off-site.
This action improved the river considerably
from a point beginning on our property and
continuing through all areas downstream said
Dean Fraley a long time President of the
Association, silt is bad for the fishery and we
removed several years of silt build up.
Since taking ownership, the Association has
routinely patrolled the property for debris and
litter, maintained the grassy areas, and removed
silt and sediment from the East Aspetuck River.
Additionally, fishing permits are periodically
made available for a nominal fee the proceeds of
which have been reinvested in a trout stocking
program, property maintenance, and insurance.
Updates to the property include providing
fishingaccess for the physically challenged as
well as the Dean Fraley Dam Pavillion for
outdoor education. Watch our web page for
flyfishing instructions and events.
The club is presently a 501c7 and will pursue a
501c3 status for you your donation.