Yearly Archives

2015

Big Bass Hit The Surf

Go figure the one day I can't get out and this happens.  We have been fishing the beaches for several days and have yet to see a bump from any thing of size.  Last night and today's north-east winds may have changed the game in the surf.  This morning Chris Vann and his buddies reported to Lewes Harbor Marina they were hitting large…
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Bowers Beach Has A New Jetty

If you haven't seen or heard, Bowers Beach has a new Jetty on the north side of the Murderkill river.  According to the town's website ... "The Murderkill River North Jetty Rehabilitation Project began the week of September 14 at Bowers Beach. The project will involve the rehabilitation of the existing concrete filled bag jetty…
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December Summer’s White Christmas

The beaches the past few days have been crowded, not heavy summer crowded but full just the same.  Everyone is running around the boardwalks and the roads are a bit jammed up, but that is normal for this time of year.  What isn't normal is the subtropical temperatures we are experiencing at the beaches in Delaware.  We had a few…
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Daily Break Ins At Tall Pines Campground

A bunch of my friend's campers have been hit almost daily this past week at Tall Pines Campground.  Literally every day they find out entire streets are hit, people have lost nothing or been totally cleaned out.  This is just a heads up for residents there, and people in surrounding campgrounds.  Make sure you have your property…
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Hide The Good Silver From Pop-pop

When we were kids my grandmother would get real mad at my grandfather over her silver, especially around the holidays.  At the time we didn't understand why, until I started fishing with him.  Back in those days Hopkins were just barely hitting the market.  If you wanted a silver spoon or jig you had to make one, and what stays shiny…
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Gettin That Christmas Bass

The surf yesterday was alive with bait fish and birds.  It was crazy looking not far off the beach and the boys threw everything they had, but could not hook up.  Mitch King said it was the most bait he has seen in the water in a long time.  This was near Delaware Seashore State Park.  We have been using white swim shads with decent…
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Space X Nails The Landing

History was made last night in Florida.  A Falcon 9 rocket was launched by Space X  from their launch complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.   Rockets have always launched from Cape Canaveral but this is the first time one was coming back and land.  Having a reusable first stage rocket will help cut costs, instead of using a…
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Light Tackle Kayak Trolling The Chesapeake Bay

If you are looking for a last-minute gift for that angler or kayaker on your list this year.  You need to check out the  book Light Tackle Kayak Trolling The Chesapeake Bay by  Alan Battista a member of the Torqeedo Fishing Team and  Kokatat Fishing Team.  It is a very easy read even for the non angler, touching on tips, tricks, and  …
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