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June 2016

Chimera Blue Crab

Ever see one of these?  A Chimera blue crab was caught in the Wye river by Derek Zavetz.  The Chesapeake Outlaws posted this picture on their Facebook page.  It is a wild looking crab that is fine to eat.  This process is known as Chimera which by definition is ... "A monster from Greek mythology that breathes fire and has a lion's…
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High Bacteria Levels for Dewey and Bethany Beaches

The waters at Dewey and Bethany beach tested for high levels of unsafe bacteria Wednesday.   The water will be tested again tomorrow around 4 PM, but as of right now there is a high bacteria advisory and swimming advisory for Dewey and Bethany Beaches.   The Delaware Recreational Water website section has the alerts listed there.  We…
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Flounder Fishing Is Picking Up

Okay ...  that all depends on who you ask, but for the most part flounder fishing is getting better.  The Old Grounds has been a go to spot, but crowded.  A and B buoy is producing as well as site 9, 10, and 11.  No surprises these are usually the hot spots.  Inland bay flounder fishing is slow, you have to put in some time for a keeper.  Same…
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Take A Gander At Bethany Beach’s New Traffic Problem

It isn't new if you live here, everyday these geese cross route 1 with their goslings to forage grass in the median strip.  Everyday traffic has to stop, more than once, to allow them to cross the road.  Today one person decided he didn't want to wait and ran a goose over.  Needless to say a few locals are irate about that, the out of…
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Osprey Tagging With Cape Water Tours and Taxi

Last week I went with the Cape Water Tours and Taxi crew to tag osprey on the Broadkill River. Captain Steve has been banding osprey for a long time and his knowledge is extensive.  They have the permits to do this work.  You will learn a lot about osprey on these banding tours.  The kids will love the experience.  We cruised up the Broadkill…
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Sea Tow Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Program

Boating safety is very important, it can be the difference between life and death.  In an effort to promote safe boating the Sea Tow Foundation is placing life jacket stands at local marinas and possibly state boat ramps soon.   These stations are for boaters to borrow a life jacket if they need one for their children or infant.  …
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Fireworks On The Fourth Of July Weekend

Places to see fireworks this year for the fourth of July.  If you know of any others let us know but these three are the main attractions. July 3 ...  Rehoboth Beach ....  9:30 PM ... you can go by boat and sit in front of the area just mind the coast guard's perimeter.  Get there early in case of bad weather they will shoot the fireworks…
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Two Poachers Banned from Striped Bass Fishery

MD DNR press release ...... Two Poachers Banned from Striped Bass Fishery June 27, 2016 Additional Restrictions Placed on Commercial Fishing Activity Two Talbot County watermen convicted of poaching and selling nearly $500,000 of striped bass over four years have received lifetime bans from taking part in that fishery by the Maryland…
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