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November 2015

November Is The Full Beaver Moon

Wednesday night the moon will be full at  5:44 pm on the East coast and at 2:44 PM on the West Coast.  The November full moon is known as the Full Beaver moon by Native American tribes. This is the time of year the swamps before the swamps froze over and the beavers were very active fixing their dens in the lodges.  Also it is when the…
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All Delaware State Parks Free On Black Friday

All Delaware State Parks free on Black Friday  DOVER (Nov. 20, 2015) – With several large retail outlets extending their Black Friday hours by opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day, national sports retailer REI (www.rei.com ) decided to push back against the trend by closing all of its stores on Black Friday and giving its 12,000 employees…
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The Weekend Comes To An End

Everyone was fishing their hearts out this weekend, trying to get that big bass or rockfish.  Rumor has it a few large striped bass were hit on the beaches of Cape Henlopen Saturday afternoon.  Lost of short stripers, dogfish,  skates, and a few ling cod or spotted hake were pulled in from the surf.   Surprisingly not too many people…
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First Migratory Bass Show up in Delaware Bay

While we were cleaning the Naval Jetty beach today with Surfrider foundation in Cape Henlopen State Park.  There were a lot of people fishing the surf up and down all the beaches.  I saw a few dogfish pulled in and Matt Fetters hit a nice short striped bass at Fenwick Island.  While we were on the beach, Joe Morris at Lewes Harbor…
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Conquest Beach Access Is Getting Upgraded

Early last week conquest beach access was closed for work.  People have been asking when will the access be open and what are they doing?  It looked like the parking lot was being upgraded and the walk-ons were being fixed.  The drive on area was much wider too when I was down there the other day.  I emailed Scott Figurski with…
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Fall Migration Hits Sea Isle City

Just reported this morning by Sea Isle Bait and Tackle. " (ALERT) We are getting many many reports of big stripers out at the Sea Isle lump this morning. These guys have their limit with a 50 incher.  They are using words like epic, on fire, unbelievable we've never seen anything like this before, crazy."   Make sure you are within…
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Public Comment on The Allen Harim Permit

This is the public comment sent in by Greg Rosner about the proposed permit by Allen Harim for the Harbeson Facility.  The permit in question is the NPDES Permit No. DE 000029 (State Number WPCC 3131F/76   This is information that people need to know and hear.  Greg allowed me to post this as an editorial to help get the necessary information to…
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Route 24 Project Will Create Delays

TRAFFIC ALERT - Pavement & Rehabilitation Project in Sussex County Will Require Daytime Lane Closures Millsboro -- The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) announces that a pavement and rehabilitation project will begin on Friday, November 20 and is anticipated to be complete by the end of December. This project will consist of…
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Bass Blasting in the Back Bays

Yeeesssssssssssss, we are still waiting for the arrival of the fall migration, that is the question of the day, everyday and has been for a week.  In the mean time many have been hammering striped bass in the back bays with some keepers in the mix.  For the most part they are shorts, and by short I mean upwards of twenty seven inches…
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