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August 2014

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold Sept. 11 public hearing on interstate striped bass management plan

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold Sept. 11 public hearing on interstate striped bass management plan DOVER (Aug. 28, 2014) – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) will hold a public hearing on a draft addendum to the Atlantic Striped Bass Interstate Fisheries Management Plan at 6 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11 in…
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Park Road to reopen near UD’s Lewes campus

Park Road to reopen near UD’s Lewes campus  LEWES (Aug. 28, 2014) – The Division of Parks and Recreation has announced that Park Road in Lewes will be opened Saturday morning, Aug. 30, for through traffic. The road just underwent a major resurfacing and realignment, and had a new shared-use pedestrian/bicycle path added. Some minor clean-up…
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Augustine Beach Boat Ramp to open for Labor Day weekend

Augustine Beach Boat Ramp to open for Labor Day weekend Periodic weekday closures to continue next week through Sept. 18 DOVER (Aug. 27, 2014) – The Augustine Beach Boat Ramp near Port Penn and adjacent intertidal beach located on the south side of the existing groin, which has been closed for maintenance dredging of the boat ramp access…
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Back in the surf!

Sorry this is so short I am writing this at a truck stop in NY.  Coming home!! We have had some nice weather and some not so nice weather, whether we like it or not.  Fall is on its way and the fact the days are getting shorter noticeably now is a sure sign.  Sunset is earlier and earlier now, and the temps are cooling off.  All in all this…
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Fall in August

Did everyone enjoy the fall weather teaser in august?  Reminds you of the fish to come and the colors of fall. Summer is still in full swing, it's hot and crowded.  The fishing has been decent for the most part.  Flounder are still the hot catch and can be found just about everywhere.  Many of the charters have been loading up on flounder limits.…
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Why do you fish?

Fishing this week has been decent in the surf.  Random bluefish, kingfish, croaker, and spot mostly on fishbites bloodworm formula and squid.  Small sharks have been plentiful, from little sand sharks to dogfish.   Skates galore as usual, I just saw a picture of skate wing meat selling for eleven eighty eight a pound.  Apparently Jersey…
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Tropical Storm Bertha hits the beach in Delaware

Even though tropical storm Bertha is well off our coast, today the storm surge at high tide flooded most of the beaches in Delaware and Maryland to the dune line in no time.  Lifeguards had to close down the beach at Indian River Inlet south side.  Water washed across the beach and filled in behind beach goers.  Basically water washed…
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vacation from vacationland

Fishing slowed down over the weekend when the rains showed up, but that didn't stop many from getting out there.  Flounder have been the hot catch this month and summer.  They are popping up everywhere on either minnows or gulp.  From the Inland Bays to the Delaware Bay to the ocean it is hard to not find flounder.  Croaker are still everywhere…
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