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April 2013

Windy in the surf today in Delaware

Well that was a wash today, literally, with sand!  This morning the winds were twenty plus sustained with gusts that had to be close to 35 on the beach.  Iwent to Beach Plum Island for a little clean up, and when I walked out on the beach ... not a good day to be in the sand.  It was crazy in the bay, and I was pelted with anything…
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Bluefish, striped, bass, and flounder in Delaware’s surf

Yesterday morning I was setting up to help a buddy of mine install replacement windows.  Then the phone stats blowing up.  I was sent a picture of Ray Hibbbs holding the 41 inch striped bass he caught in the surf at Beach Plum Island.  The next series of pictures and texts were driving me nuts.  DSF in the surf ... "More fish, and do we post…
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Striped bass, kingfish, and spiny dogfish in the surf

Well we had an awesome weekend in Delaware fishing.  The blue crabs have started moving around, showing up in crab pots, and clamming is still excellent.  The striped bass are starting to move around and show up in the surf.  These are our resident bass that are schooling, and getting ready to head up north as migratory striped bass.  Not all…
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Keeping undersized fish is poaching and illegal

The other day I met a part time Game warden at Massey's Landing.  He was telling some folks new to the area about fishing and our waters.  After they left,  we spoke for a while about the problems of poaching and the sources.  Most of the time poaching is done locally.  People from out of town that get caught with undersized fish, mostly are not…
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