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June 2017

Fourth Of July Weekend Fishing

well as far as I am concerned this is the halfway point for the summer season, fourth of July weekend.  The madness gets a little crazier, and eventually we hit August and then the summer season is over.  It seems a lot more crowded this year, which is good for area businesses.  Summer hibernation is in full effect.  That is when the…
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Third Annual Kids Catch All Tournament

The third Annual Kids Catch All Tournament was last weekend and it was  big success to raise money for the Lymes Disease Association of Delmarva.   This event is held annually at the Indian River Inlet marina and was a great time. Despite the rough weather and water the first day, a lot of fish came to the scales Sunday. Triggerfish,…
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Crab Pot Thieves Caught In Herring Creek

DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife officers make arrests for crabbing violations and crab pot thefts DOVER (June 27, 2017) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police arrested two New Castle County men June 24, following an investigation into multiple crabbing and crab pot theft violations that occurred on Herring Creek…
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Beach Plum Island State Park Beach Is Clean

Five of us met at Beach Plum Island State Park today and cleaned the beach, in the rain.  That was a bit unexpected and wet.   We filled six trash bags with over two hundred pounds of trash.  That is the cleanest I have ever seen that beach, we figured there would be three times the trash we collected.  I think the most numerous items…
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Water Water Everywhere

Water water everywhere It's been a wet spring. From the beaches to the trout streams there seems to be no shortage of runoff. While I couldn't join the crew on the beach in the last week I was lucky enough to be guiding up on The Big Gunpowder Falls. If you aren't familiar with the river it's one to put on the road-trip list. With flows…
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Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold June 28 public hearing on draft amendment to tautog management plan in Lewes

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold June 28 public hearing on draft amendment to tautog management plan in Lewes   DOVER (June 26, 2017) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife will host an Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) public hearing on a draft amendment to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan…
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Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2

Delaware promoting Operation Dry Water June 30-July 2 to help prevent boating under the influence and save lives on the water   DOVER (June 26, 2017) – DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police today announced Delaware’s active participation in Operation Dry Water, an annual nationwide enforcement and education campaign aimed at…
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Paradise Marina’s Bay Flounder Tournament

Everyone ready for a warm up to the Flounder Pounder Open?  Want to win five thousand dollars?  The Paradise Grill Bay Flounder Tournament is on Saturday July 15th, rain or shine.  This is a great way to get the kids involved and they could win up to five hundred dollars and are eligible to win prizes in the adult categories.  Largest…
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Friday Fishing And Night Is Right On

Yup, more rain for the weekend.  Had a little this morning too, tomorrow should only last to about a little after noon.  Either way it is crowded this weekend, lot of traffic today and early too which was weird, but no worries it picked right back up after it slacked off.  The water temperatures are bouncing from sixty six degrees to…
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