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April 2016

Decent Fishing Action All Around Put In The Time

Bluefish made an appearance on 3Rs the other day in some decent sizes.  You have to be there when these schools come in with the tides.  They also came into the Henlopen pier area and were hitting bucktails.  Same gators we saw last year in the twenty four to thirty inch range. One was weighed in at Bill's Sport Shop at sixteen…
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Boat Sinks Near Port Mahon All 3 Aboard Rescued

This was posted earlier this evening on the Little Creek Fire Company's Facebook page.   Big thanks to all the crews that worked this and the other boat this afternoon. Been a long day on the water for some people.  These incidents are not related.  How the boat sank has not been reported.  Just good to see that all three on board are safe and…
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Canal Flounder Tournament is Friday May 20th

The Canal Flounder tournament is Friday May 20th.  Entry fee is $25 payable at Lewes Harbour Marina.  Tournament starts at 7 AM and ends at 3 PM.   rules are below .....  Good Luck Everyone!! Rich King CASH ENTRY FEE OF $25 PER ANGLER IS TO BE PAID AT LEWES HARBOUR MARINA BAIT & TACKLE SHOP BEFORE 7AM MAY 20TH, 2016. FIVE…
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Coast Guard Rescues Crew After Collision

News Release ... ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard rescued three men Thursday from their life raft approximately six miles east of Cape May, New Jersey. The Coast Guard received a request for assistance from the captain aboard the 42-foot boat Last Stand, reporting they were sinking following a collision with the 78-foot Tug Dean…
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Kickstarter For Cabins In Cape Henlopen

This would be one way to stay in the park this Memorial Day weekend which is booked solid. This is an innovative way for a state park to help raise funds for a project. It is a great idea for a park system that has to rely on so much financial self support. Delaware is not the only state to try a Kickstarter to help fund a project, the Missouri…
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55 Pound Striped Bass Caught In Delaware Bay

Many striped bass are now spawned out and heading back into the lower bay area. Several anglers have been catching large striped bass or rockfish.  The fish are skinnier and you can tell they have spawned already.  Yesterday a fifty five pound striped bass was caught in the Delaware Bay on the Jersey side with bunker chunks, reported…
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What Is That Boat In Front Of Rehoboth Beach?

I have been asked this question dozens of times this weekend.  The ship off the coast of Rehoboth Beach is a survey ship. It is taking samples of the ocean floor for the permitting process for the Rehoboth Outfall.  The entire project has not been approved yet federally, but this is part of the process to get the permits to proceed.  The ship…
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The 17 Year Cicada Invasion

Cicadas emerge every year, and they are either the seventeen or thirteen year cicadas.  Each brood emerges different years and locations.  This year we are going to see brood V emerge. it will occur in the purple area on the map.  The Brood will emerge in Ohio and West Virginia, with some in Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia.  So…
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