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February 2018

Governor Carney seeks nominees for two At-Large vacancies on the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council

Governor Carney seeks nominees for two At-Large vacancies on the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council  Governor Carney is seeking nominees for two vacant At-Large seats on the Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council (MAFMC). One of the two seats is currently held by New York and the second is held by North Carolina. Although legally…
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Savages Ditch Air Station Closed

The air station at Savages Ditch that serves Faithful Steward Crossing in Delaware Seashore State Park is closed for  air hose upgrades for at least a week.  As soon as the work is completed it will reopen.  For those that do not know this is the last air station on the bay side before the Charles W Cullen bridge that spans the Indian…
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Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier Section Is Closed

Recently Delaware State parks closed the end of the Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier.  This is the newer section that was opened up a few years ago.  Some of the pylons that were repaired with cement and a poly wrap are cracking or split.  Parks is going to evaluate the damage and will have a timeline when the section will be repaired and…
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DNREC, DHSS issue new fish consumption advisories that reflect continuing improvement in water quality for Delaware waterways

DNREC, DHSS issue new fish consumption advisories that reflect continuing improvement in water quality for Delaware waterways DOVER (Feb. 20, 2018) – New fish consumption advisories issued today by the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) and the Department of Health and Social Services’ Division of Public…
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Save The Great Marsh Sign The Petition

There are proposed plans to develop the land that backs up to the Great Marsh.  Many of us feel this is bad idea.  Not just for the added congestion etc. that is always an argument and these days a given, especially in the summer.  The main concern for many of us is the fact this could and will destroy a very valuable ecosystem and…
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February Spring Fishing

The recent warm ups and rain storms are waking up the fish.  We had three days of sixty degree rainy weather and this caused the water temperatures to jump up a full eight degrees in several area tidal creeks and rivers.  The constant cold and freezing dropped the water temperatures to thirty-eight degrees and lower.  Last week's warm…
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DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation’s economic impact study for Delaware state parks praised at Tower 3 lighting ceremony

DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation’s economic impact study for Delaware state parks praised at Tower 3 lighting ceremony LEWES (Feb. 12, 2018) – Against the backdrop of the ceremonial lighting of the World War Two-era Tower 3 at Delaware Seashore State Park, Governor John Carney, DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin and other officials…
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Delaware’s Youngest Fly Tyer

Saturday I dropped by to see the Saltwater Fly Anglers Of Delaware Club at their weekly fly tie meets.  Chad Betts was there with his son Cohen, locals of Milton,DE.  You will probably recognize Cohen, he is the young man on the cover of the 2018 Delaware Fishing Guide with the striped bass and a huge smile.  Ever since I met Cohen he…
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