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March 2013

DSF Monday Meeting presentation and the weekend update

We apologize for being offline for 2 days, the servers crashed when an enormous amount of you folks hit the site all at one time.  We have it all worked out now, and hope it does not happen again.  Honestly, I love it when the servers crash from too much traffic.  It drives Chris Walker (admin 1) crazy insane.  We tried to anticipate the traffic…
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ASMFC to hold Public Hearings on Draft Black Drum FMP

States to Hold Hearings on Draft Black Drum FMP   Arlington, VA – New Jersey, Delaware and North Carolina have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on the Draft Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Black Drum Draft.  The dates, times, and locations of those meetings follow. New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife…
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Catfish and Striped bass in the Delaware River

Mikey Williamson and Conner fished yesterday (Saturday).  "Nothing new up here this weekend.  With a pack of blood worms we tried out augustine.  Caught the high tide into the outgoing.  Couple people on the beach as we were leaving said they had a few cat fish. We didn't get anything but a bump here and there.  I actually think we were feeding…
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Beach grass planting volunteer information from DNREC

Planting is from 9 AM – Noon on Saturday March 23, 2013 If you wish to participate at: Lewes Beach - meet at The Children’s Beach House (1800 Bay Avenue, Lewes, DE 19958) Delaware Seashore State Park - meet at Indian River Inlet Life Saving Station (25039 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971) South Bethany - meet at S. 3rd…
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DSF Monday Meetings and beach conditions

Monday night we had our weekly gathering of anglers at Old Bay Steakhouse.  Alan was tying flies, we were telling lies, and a few new faces dropped by to check out the group.  We basically hung out and discussed all kinds of things.  One of the subjects that keeps coming up is the proposed National Park and Delaware Bayshore Initiative.  I have…
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DSF visits Battery Park for some striped bass fishing

Wooo hooo!!  About time I was able to put up a  fishing report.  Sunday Scott Jost, and myself drove up to Battery Park in Old New Castle, DE.  It was a tad chilly Sunday morning when we all met in Milton, DE.  Spring is definitely here there are daffodils popping everywhere, crocus, some of the trees are budding, and people are starting to think…
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Shamrock the rescued seal is doing great.

Shamrock the seal entangled in a mesh net and debris. Veterinarian Dr. Dee Holm removed the debris..... photo by Brian G. Peters On Saturday a stranded seal washed ashore south of the Charles W Cullen Bridge.  Some people walking the beach reported it to the MERR institute, and the stranding team went into action.  These are the folks you need
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Delaware Surf Fishing Augustine Beach and Woodland Pier

This report is dedicated to the men and women of our armed forces.  Thank you all for what you do, and the sacrifices you make. Monday CJ Jarrell of Striper King Gear also DSF Pro Staff, Kristen Kemper our Chica In the Surf also DSF Pro Staff, Ashley LeCates, Dave LeCates, Bill Miller, and myself  headed north to Augustine Beach.  Several…
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