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May 2013

Life is a beach, fish it!

The summer temperatures are finally upon us and so are the bugs.  With the wind blowing across the dunes it has been a tad buggy on most beaches.  The Delaware bay beaches more so than anywhere.  That doesn't stop people from fishing.  The surf has been producing kingfish, croakers, spot, ling/spotted hake, shad, flounder, striped bass,…
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Helen David is missing please be on the look out

My friend Ryan needs our help, his mother is missing!!  Please share this far and wide ... thank you Helen David was last seen, Monday, memorial day, 5pm area of southpoint road, Berlin, near OC golf Course. Her name is Helen David, 77 yo, 5-6, 182 lbs, salt n pepper hair, bruises on shins. last wearing light blue capri pants, blue &…
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Horseshoe crabs are still spawning in the Delaware bay

The surf is producing kingfish, croaker, flounder, puffers, skates, dogfish, sharks (toothy units), and rays.  A few keeper striped bass are still popping up in the surf, and at the Indian River Inlet.  Bunker chunks for the surf, swim shads and bucktails from the walls.  Plugs and poppers work well in the surf  if anyone wishes to cast all day.  …
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Memorial day weekend surf fishing in Delaware

Thank you!!  ... To all the men and women whom have and do make the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.  I know many of you follow this site so please stay safe and come home soon.  Everyone, please remember and respect why you have this day to sit in the sand and BBQ. The winds have finally died down, the beginning of this weekend was…
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Drum fishing in the Delaware Bay with Captain Brian

Last month we had a speaker for a DSF Monday meeting, Captain Brian Wazlavek of the Delaware Family Fishing charter service.  He spoke to the group about drum fishing in the Delaware Bay, and some of his techniques.  Covering gear, currents, bait, and the fish themselves.  It was an impressive presentation.  He spent a good hour explaining the…
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Striped bass are still running in Delaware

My thoughts and prayers go out to the people of Oklahoma, the devastation is surreal.  Storm intensities will just keep getting worse planet wide, that is a fact we have been warned about for years by climatologists.  I went fishing this morning and hit tons of spike trout on Broadkill Beach.  Croakers are thick out there as well as…
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The shark fin trade is now banned in Delaware

Governor Jack Markell signed House Bill 41 last week.  Shark fins are not allowed to be sold, traded, or possessed with the borders of the state of Delaware.  We do not a have a shark finning problem per se, but just by selling these fins on the market contributes to the ongoing global issues of shark finning.  In other countries shark finning is…
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Fishing tournaments this weekend in Lewes

It is raining ... again.  That has not stopped many from fishing, after all fish don't mind getting wet.  The weekend has been a blast.  There are still large keeper striped bass showing up in the surf, inland bays, Delaware Bay, and out front.  You just have to put in the time, bunker chunks and clam have been the preferred baits.  Puffer fish…
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Volunteers needed for Inland Bays Cleanup on June 8 and 22

Volunteers needed for Inland Bays Cleanup on June 8 and 22 MASSEY’S LANDING (May 10, 2013) – DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife Enforcement Section, along with the Dewey Beach Lions Club, the Center for the Inland Bays and DNREC’s Division of Parks and Recreation, are seeking volunteers and working boats for the Ninth Annual Cleanup of…
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