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August 2017

Two Kayakers Almost Die In Harbor Of Safe Refuge

(August 31, 2018) ... The point opened one day early this morning and I went out to explore, see the new formed up beaches, take pictures, formulate a plan for next week's beach clean up, and of course do some surf fishing.  While I was out there, I watched something I thought I would never see, two kayakers decided to try to cross…
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The Point Opens Friday The First

Stretches of ocean beach to reopen at DNREC’s Cape Henlopen State Park LEWES (Aug. 30, 2017) – DNREC’s Divisions of Parks & Recreation and Fish & Wildlife announced today that stretches of ocean beach between Gordons Pond and Herring Point, and beachfront along the ocean side of The Point on Cape Henlopen, will reopen Sept. 1,…
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First Tropical Storm Of The Year

Anyone remember last year when we practically had a hurricane n February?  It is that time of year and we are already starting to see bad storms.  Texas was hammered by Hurricane Harvey and is still being hit with rain.  The flooding is like they have never seen before.  Our first tropical storm, which if it builds will be tropical…
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Mullet Are Soon To Run

The inland bays and tidal creeks are loaded with mullet.  You cold walk on the water they are so thick.  Soon they will move out into the bay around the Cape Henlopen fishing pier, Lewes beach, new road bay access and the Indian River Inlet.  They will run the surf and the blues will follow them and feed, as well as the striped bass,…
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ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Management Board to Meet November 13th & 14th to Consider Approval of Amendment 3 and Set 2018 Specifications

ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Management Board to Meet November 13th & 14th to Consider Approval of Amendment 3 and Set 2018 Specifications  Arlington, VA – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Atlantic Menhaden Management Board will meet November 13-14, 2017 to consider approval of Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management…
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Rehoboth Beach Issues Swimming Advisory

Today DNREC issued a swim advisory for Rehoboth Beach.  The cause is stated to be from wildlife, meaning birds feeding along the shore line,  and their droppings creates an elevated bacteria level.   I have a problem with this since there is hardly any natural food living along, or in that beach due to replenishment.  My guess would…
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Ghost Tower Defaced In Cape Henlopen State Park

For a couple of weeks this graffiti has been on one of the Ghost tower doors at Gordons Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park.  There is also the same "name" written in sharpie on the window of the other tower and one of the dune signs.  Delaware State Parks would like any and all help in locating this person(s) responsible for defacing…
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