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March 2016

Cape Henlopen State Park Is Improving Campgrounds

There was an open house the other day at Cape Henlopen State Park to allow for public comment about the improvements to the existing campground.  The improvements discussed were ... Reduction of asphalt, Installation of landscaping, Creation of back-in, pull-through and pop-up RV sites, Installation of electric service, Vehicular…
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New WGMD Fishing Report Airs Today

Delaware Surf Fishing is now doing the daily fishing report on 92.7  WGMD.  The report will air after the 6, 10, and 4 O'clock news daily.  We are putting up the latest information and some tips when necessary.  We are also mentioning any upcoming meetings that are fishing related and other relative information.  Tune in daily when…
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Lurefest 2016

Lurefest 2016 is on April 9th in Bowers Beach at the Firehall.  Starts at 10 am and lasts all day.  Great time to meet local anglers and have some killer food.  You just have to be a member of saltfish.net forum and pay the entrance fee.   I should have a table there with some apparel and gallons of gnat spray.  Drop by and say hello.  There will…
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Blue Catfish Qualify For Delaware State Records

The other night Ryan Henry, Ethan Henry, and Cody Gallien were fishing Broad creek and Ethan landed a 25.2 pound catfish.  They sent me a message asking if it was the new state record.  I told them no since it was an invasive blue catfish.  However after checking with DNREC this week, I found out that blue catfish do count for the…
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Big Striped Bass In The Creeks

The big resident striped bass are moving into the spawning areas.  Laurel is seeing a bunch of decent striped bass as well as shorts in Broad Creek and Nanticoke River.  There are also a ton of big blue catfish being caught.  Bunker chunks are the choice baits for the big bass and the blue catfish.  The water today is a little choppy…
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Lots Of Rats In The Surf

The short striped bass action (rats, schoolies, shorts, or dinks)  in the surf has heated up the last few days.  Bloodworms, squid, and small pieces of cut bait are producing short striped bass averaging about eighteen inches.  There have been some smaller and some larger but no keepers.  These are resident fish schooling up.  We do…
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