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July 2015

Summer fishing fun in the sun

Well that didn't take long and now we have another heat wave.  I was enjoying the fall foreshadow days and evenings, but it is still the dead of summer.   One day away from August, and one month away from Labor Day Weekend, which for many of us is when summer vacation starts.  So far the crowded beaches have been tolerable this…
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Kalmar Nyckel arrived in Lewes today

The Kalmar Nyckel arrived in Lewes this afternoon, and will be here until September 7th.  This is Delaware's Tall ship and is always a very educational ride and adventure.  Public sails start on August 4th, and for one day only, August 16, she will be sailing from Wilmington's Dravo Plaza at the Riverfront.  Costs are $60 for adults…
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Offshore Fishing in Delaware on Jet Skis

The other day I received a picture from Rob Jones, " This is my crew and I fishing DB buoy on our Jet Skis".  I have seen people go out front and fish in small jon boats to pontoon boats, but not a Jet Ski.  So of course I message back that is crazy, but how do I know you are at DB buoy?  The picture was just the open ocean in the…
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Once in a Blue Moon

Our Full Moon Friday night will be a blue moon, that is when a month has two full moons.  A full moon occurs roughly every 29.5 days and on the rare occasions when the full moon falls at the very beginning of a month there is a good chance a Blue Moon will occur at the end of the month.  The moon will not however be colored blue, that…
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Redfish or red drum showing up in better numbers

The charter boat in OCMD The Flounder Pounder specializes in bay fishing.  Tuesday they were fishing for flounder with live peanut bunker when they got into some serious redfish action.  They were fishing the OCean City, MD  inlet.  "No other words to describe our evening trip except epic! We released 6 red rum ranging from 31"-35"…
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New Jersey Reopens Bonus Striped Bass Program

The Striped Bass Bonus Program (SBBP) closed on May 1, 2015 and will reopen September 1, 2015. Detailed information about new SBBP procedures, including permits and reporting will be provided through various outlets including this webpage as soon as they become available. All current permit holders received notice that the old 2015…
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Commercial Conch Waterman Arrested

Commercial conch waterman arrested for felony tampering, reckless endangering, numerous fisheries charges NEAR BOWERS BEACH, Del. (July 28, 2015) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers arrested a New Jersey-based, Delaware-licensed commercial waterman July 24 on numerous fisheries-related charges…
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