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November 2015

Mary Lee Swims by The Delaware Coast

We had another visit from Mary Lee a 16 ft 4,000 lbs white shark.   Maybe she too is on the hunt for striped bass, since everyone else is waiting here in Delaware.  I am sure she is in the know where the fish are and is headed up to Jersey for a quick meal, or she just wanted to check out Wildwood and hit the boardwalk.  Her latest…
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Octo Toggin in OCMD

I ran into John Marr a member of the Saltwater Fly Anglers of Delaware this afternoon when we pulled off the beach.  He was out all morning trying to hold bottom in some seriously rough surf, and so were we.  He told me about a fishing trip the other day.  He and Pat Connelly were fishing for tautog near the Coast Guard Station in…
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Pending Delaware State Record Bluefish

From Joe at Lewes Harbor Marina ......... Talk about an awesome alligator! Dr. Luis Mispireta landed what will likely become the new Delaware State Record Bluefish while wreck fishing today in Del-Jersey Land aboard Katydid, with Captain Brent Wiest and Mate Chris Vann. Luis was winding in a sea bass caught on a butterfly jig when the 24.8…
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Whale Spotted Near The Beach in OCMD

Earlier today a whale was spotted near the beach at 52nd street in Ocean City, by Laura Seigel Powell owner of Sea, Sands and Skies. " It was just cruising by it barely breached."   A good sign that there are fish out there and lots of bait to feed on.  Hopefully this means the striped bass are soon to come if not already  here.  It…
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A Celebration of Life for Lynn BeMiller III

Lynn T BeMiller III passed on 10/16/15 after a tragic accident on Pot-Nets Rd in Long Neck, DE. He was 20 years old. Born to Lynn T BeMiller Jr and Crystal Tripp. He was a delightful, energetic young man who dreamed of one day owning his own restaurant. He was also an accomplished skateboarder who pursued Pro Status. His…
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Route 404 Road Closure

Road Closure For Construction The Department of Transportation (DelDOT) would like to alert motorists that the removal and replacement of a crossroad pipe will require a portion of State Route 404 to be closed (Bridge over Iron Mine Branch) between Route 36/Scotts Store Road and Epworth Church Road, southwest of Greenwood. The work is…
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Dog Day In The Surf

The last few days all we are catching are spiny dogfish and skates.  They are fun to catch but everyone wants the striped bass to show up, it is like the calm before the storm.  The weather the last few days were heavy waves and winds.  We will see more of that through out the weekend.  The water temperatures are decent for the fish…
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Emu No longer On The Lam

The Emu dubbed the Delaware Velociraptor has been captured after nearly sixty days of being on the loose.  It was captured this afternoon at a farm near the Stonefield neighborhood in Townsend Delaware.  Richard Haas said it was captured on his stepdad's farm.  This elusive bird has avoided capture for nearly 2 months and caused two…
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Seismic Airgun Testing Survey

As you may have heard there is proposed seismic air gun testing in our waters for offshore drilling in Delaware.  This testing will be twice the decibel level of a jet engine.  According to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) ... "These airguns generate air bubbles that expand and contract in the water column, and the…
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