Monthly Archives

November 2015

Oak Orchard To Receive Drainage Upgrades

Oak Orchard will get better drains soon for flooding from tidal waters and heavy rains.  When I first lived there I was told when the water comes up to the old liquor store we are fine, but if it comes up this road we have to get out of here. It is the "norm" down there, we were used to it flooding all time.  If there was a coastal flood…
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Farm Fling Encore 2015

Last year was the first Farm Fling, a local private event to allow chunkers a chance to shoot pumpkins through Sussex county skies.  When Punkin Chunkin was canceled, Frank Payton III's fellow chunkers, friends, and family asked what are they going to do now.  He told them Bring your machines to the farm and we will just chunk pumpkins like the…
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Delaware Fishing Update

So the latest news is ABC is going to launch a show called Murder Town and shoot it in Wilmington, DE.  Not sure how I feel about that, on the one hand you could just rebroadcast the daily news, or maybe it will be a decent show, thankfully I don't watch much TV.  Well except the walking Dead.   People on the internet are up in arms…
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3 Eyed Catfish Caught in New York Canal

A three eyed catfish was caught in  New York yesterday in the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn..  According to eyewitnesses the angler commented he was keeping it and intended to eat the catfish.  Many people are comparing this catfish to Blinky the three eyed catfish on the Simpsons.  I don't know about any of you but we all joke about 2…
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Big Fish Are On The Move

Up north near Long Beach Island and above areas are on fire.  There are fish being caught that will easily break a Delaware State record. The bluefish are hitting the shoreline again up there and we are hoping they come into our shores again soon.  They are feeding heavily on peanut bunker.  Ben Smith and his boys boated some huge striped bass…
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Weekend Fishing Outlook

The weather is crazy!  Yesterday was fun fishing for tautog, nothing like a warm November spring rain to cheer up your day.  We did decent with green crabs, white leg crabs, and sand fleas.  The Asian box crabs were not very productive at all.  We hit the beginning of the incoming tide and stayed all day, catching tautog, losing a few…
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