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November 2016

Rehoboth Beach Builds Twelve Million Dollar Sand Castle

"Castles made of sand, fall in the sea, eventually" ... Jimi Hendrix.  A Few days ago the Rehoboth and Dewey Beach replenishment project was started.  If you don't know what beach replenishment is, that is when the Army Corp Of Engineers pumps sand onto a beach to rebuild dunes and beaches that have washed out from storms.  In this case the…
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Striped Bass Blitzing The Beach In New Jersey

We see it on social media, hear about it, and would love to experience it on our own beaches.  Rarely if ever do you see a striped bass blitz like they see in New Jersey on a Delaware beach.   Depending on who you ask many will tell you Delaware is a "swim-by" state in the fall.  The fish don't come close to shore in the fall as often…
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Seals And Whales Off The Beaches

A few days ago I visited with Henry Busby while he was surf fishing off Conquest beach.  While we were trying to decide if those were gannets diving a quarter mile off the beach, a whale swam by.  Then it turned and swam back north, then it went back south, then there were two of them.  Seems like they were chasing bait in front of us…
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Fun Fact Friday About Beach Replenishment Sand And Mines

So I am reading the ... ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT (EA) SAND BORROW AREA B DELAWARE ATLANTIC COAST FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND STORM DAMAGE REDUCTION PROJECT MAY 2016 PREPARED BY: U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, PHILADELPHIA DISTRICT  FINDING OF NO SIGNIFICANT IMPACT (FONSI) DELAWARE ATLANTIC COAST FROM CAPE HENLOPEN TO FENWICK ISLAND SAND…
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Happy Thanksgiving and Fishing

The surf was fifty one degrees at two in the afternoon today and forty six degrees in the morning around dawn.  These temperatures are perfect for striped bass, but instead they are offshore feeding on bait a good five miles out.  where we can't fish for them.  Stay out of the EEZ it is being watched heavily not worth the ticket.  They are…
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Water Rescue From The Surf In Dewey Beach

This morning around 7 AM a body was seen floating off the beach in Rehoboth.  A witness called it in and the Coast Guard, Lewes and Rehoboth fire companies, Delaware State Police, Sussex County EMS and DNREC responded to the scene.   She was first seen off Norfolk and Queen streets in Rehoboth Beach, and was floating towards Dewey…
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