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September 2013

Delaware State record 358-pound swordfish … confirmed

State record 358-pound swordfish caught from Delaware vessel Press release from DNREC .... LEWES (Sept. 26, 2013) – Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament Director Nate Rust of DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed that a 358-pound swordfish caught on Sept. 7 set a new state record for the species. The record-sized swordfish…
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Delaware has keeper redfish in the surf

The temperatures are quickly dropping on land and at sea.  The water temps have been steadily dropping this past week.  Fall is definitely here and maybe this year we will actually have a season.  We are now in the transition period for fishing when the warm water and colder water fish are out there at the same time.  This happens every…
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2013 Delaware Coastal Cleanup Sept. 21

Kickoff event issues call for volunteers to join 2013 Delaware Coastal Cleanup   FENWICK ISLAND (Sept. 4, 2013) – Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Deputy Secretary David Small joined t-shirt sponsor Delmarva Power this morning on the beach at the Delaware-Maryland line to make the kickoff call for volunteers to…
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Fall like surf fishing weather

This past weekend was beautiful out with fall like temperatures at night and warm during the days.  I checked out the Dragon Boat Festival 2013 in Lewes on Sunday.  I had a good time seeing many friends on different teams, and ran around all day taking a plethora of pictures.  The races were cool, three boats would run a small course in their…
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Traffic at Trap Pond State Park to be affected Sept. 23-27

Traffic at Trap Pond State Park to be affected Sept. 23-27 by dam valve repair   DOVER (Sept. 16, 2013) – The northbound lane of Trap Pond Road at Trap Pond State Park will have intermittent closures between September 23-27 and a bike path along the road also will be closed while a valve repair is made to an outlet gate at Trap Pond Dam. The…
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Surf Fishing with Ron Kyle and the boys

Wednesday morning (9/11/13) I hit Indian River Inlet before sunrise.  I was meeting Ron "Jiggy Fins" Kyle that day and I wanted to fish the rockpile and check out the sunrise.  He wouldn't be here until later in the morning.  The wind was nice out of the south but once down below the rocks the gnats were awful.  The flies have not been too bad,…
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National Hunting and Fishing Day Sunday, Sept. 15

DNREC’s celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day Sunday, Sept. 15 to feature family-friendly outdoor fun DOVER (Sept. 11, 2013) – From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. this Sunday, Sept. 15, visitors to the Aquatic Resource Education Center (AREC) near Smyrna will be able to sample a wide range of outdoor activities from paddling a canoe to…
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Pending Delaware State Record Swordfish

The summer season is over, but the fishing continues.  Many are awaiting the striped bass run, and only concerned with that species when it comes to fishing.  Most of us just like to fish and could care less what we catch.  The best part of fishing is going through the motions, and being out there.  Sitting on the beach, hanging at the…
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