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July 2016

Skydiver Sets New Record Without A Parachute (video)

Luke Aikins, yesterday jumped out of a plane at 25,000 feet and landed in a huge ten thousand square foot net suspended by cranes.  He didn't use a parachute.  I have gone sky diving, it scared the ever loving hell out of me, it is exhilarating.  I cannot imagine what was going through this man's head as he was plummeting towards earth, without a…
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Waterspout On The Upper Bay

You never know what you are going to see when you work on the water all day. Commercial crabbers and fishermen get up before the crack of dawn to head out and tend pots, set nets, or whatever thier job requires.  They go out in the best to the worst weather, their job requires constant attention especially if you are soaking crab…
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Slammer Blues Are Still Around

Slammer blues are still around the inlet.  They are at the bottom of the inlet.  There is plenty of food and cool water down there, so I guess they don't need to go anywhere.  lot of snapper blue action in the surf hitting mullet rigs.  They are also around the inland bays chasing mullet and peanut bunker schools.  The bridges in…
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Burtons Pond Permanently Closed To Public

No this is not a repeat of the fall article. I hate to be the bearer of such bad news, but due to an insurance issue Mr Burton can no longer allow the public to use the pond.   He sent a message to Rich Cordeux today.  Rich has been helping keep the area clean, and organizing clean ups since the the last issue with litter.  That has…
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Fishing After The Storms

Well that was a fun storm yesterday.  Lot of places had ponding water, even Dover flooded in a few spots as I was driving into town.  Ocean City's streets were flooded in all the usual spots. It is that time of year.  You see pop up storms and this can happen, keep an eye on the sky.  We are going to have this weather for a few days,Sunday…
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Six Pounder Flounder In Rehoboth Bay

Matt Adams landed a 6.9 pound flounder this afternoon and another four pounder.  He was using a gulp like bait, and jigged these two beauties up.  The Rehoboth bay apparently has some nice sized flounder you just have to look for them.  Shallow moving water is a good place to start.  Look for minnows breaking the surface most likely…
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The Daily Fishing Report

It was so hot yesterday you could have rolled a hot dog across a parking lot and turned it into jerky.  Stay hydrated gang it is rough on the water with little wind, and even then it is like a hot blow dryer in your face.  Fish don't care they are wet and cool.  The mornings are decent and late evenings especially after that crazy…
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Delaware River And Bay Lighthouse Foundation Tour

Harbor of Refuge light The other evening I took a lighthouse tour with the Delaware River And Bay Lighthouse Foundation  which was founded in 1999 by Bob Trapani who in 2005 became the exec. director of the American Lighthouse Foundation in Maine.  Our tour guide was Red Moulinier who now runs the foundation.  In 2003 the foundation
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