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May 2014

Bluefish and now redfish showing up

Memorial Day Weekend has come and gone, I hope everyone took the time to remember why we celebrate this holiday by honoring those that made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, and their families. The summer season is upon us and we had a nice reminder of that this weekend with hot temperatures and tons of traffic. The gnats and flies made…
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Spring and Summer fishing collide

Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by today's tornado in Kent County, they were hit by a viscous storm and tornado this afternoon.  A lot of rain and hail dumped on us very fast in Sussex county and it was surreal to see some of the pictures people were posting of the storm.  Between the bees up north that were dumped on a…
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Annual beach closure to protect first piping plover nests

Cape Henlopen State Park announces annual beach closure to protect first piping plover nests of the season Training for beachnesting bird monitors to be held May 17 at Cape Henlopen State Park LEWES (May 14, 2014) – Delaware beachnesting bird monitors discovered the first piping plover nests of the season at Cape Henlopen State Park last week,…
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Bluefish are getting bigger … see spot run!

Fishing is picking back up in many areas.  Spot are showing up in the Roosevelt inlet and a few other locations including the surf.  Not in huge numbers but they are out there being caught on fishbites bloodworms for the most part.  They are definitely here early.  Large striped bass are in the surf but it takes some work and time to catch one…
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Banging up the black drum all day

We have had some exciting fishing here the past few days.  First and foremost there are sand fleas in the surf.  Which is great news since they are a food source for many fish, and great bait if you do a little digging.  You don't need an expensive sand flea rake, just use a minnow net and hold in in the wash when the water is retreating from a…
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Wacky weather for fishing

Everyone having fun with the latest weather?  The flooding up north is going to create some nasty water for the next few days.  The beaches were carved up a bit the other day, but then smoothed back out we just have a steep slope in some areas to the surf.  Good news is most of the grass and weeds have washed ashore which will make fishing a…
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Proposed Shellfish Aquaculture Regulations

Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife to hold May 21 public hearing on proposed shellfish aquaculture regulations DOVER (May 1, 2014) – DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife will hold a public hearing on Delaware’s Inland Bays shellfish aquaculture regulations at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 21 at DNREC’s Lewes Field Facility, 901 Pilottown…
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