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April 2018

Fish Gut Friday

Fish Gut Friday .. Finally Back In The Surf By Suzanne Martin It has been way too long since I hit the surf with a mission . Today I started my day at Ice House in Lewes with Jasper my lab in tow. We picked up our fresh bunker,  clams , and bloods and headed to CHSP. The beach was foggy , and the water rough, perfect! I was just…
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Surfing With Striped Bass

You just never know how or where you are going to get a fishing update.  This morning at Herring Point the surfers were out for a sesh.  Mike Powell was there taking pictures of his buddies in the line up.    When he got home and looked at his pictures he was very surprised. "I took the shot at 9 AM and when I got home and looked…
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Seal Watching In Rehoboth Bay

There are a lot of seals here this year.  Seems like we have more here every year.  A few years ago they were hanging out in groups around Masseys Landing on the banks of the ditch.  Yesterday Matt trucks was out scouting some places to flounder fish in his kayak when he spotted a few seals on one of the small islands. "Once in a…
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A Chunk Of Whale Washed Up On The Beach

Yesterday some friends were fishing Beach Plum Island State park and this large piece of whale washed upon the beach next to them.  "We pulled it up and set it near the truck."  I called MERR to let them know a chunk of whale blubber washed up in case they wanted to check it out. We are just putting this out there in case anyone…
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Go Fish Delaware A Family Fishing Festival

Check it out on May 12th, 9 AM to 2 PM ...Go Fish Delaware! Family Fishing Festival at the Aquatic Resources Education Center.  This is located on route 9 at 2520 Lighthouse Road, Smyrna, DE.  This is a great facility to learn all about Delaware's waterways.  This year they are adding this Fishing Festival for families.  We have been invited up…
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Fishing Report For What It’s Worth

The weather is crazy, what is up with Mother Nature?  Hot , cold, rain, wind ... it is like three seasons in one day.  The fishing is all messed up the inland bays are hitting about fifty-six at low tide, and dropping to fifty-three at high tide.  The surf is just above fifty degrees,and so is the Delaware bay.  That is good news for…
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Finding Pottery Beach Combing

I was doing a little fishing tonight and my friend wanted to do some beach combing. Good combination when you fish like we do on an empty beach.  The opportunities are extensive, fish for a bit at a cut and then drive to the next spot.  She moves cut to cut, beach combing.  We travel in the same direction. "The shells out here…
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Fishing Has Finally Picked Up

This weekend I wouldn't say it went off, but people have been catching fish and this is just the fringes of the action to come.  From Jersey to Assateague the action has picked up.  First and foremost, trophy striped bass season didn't start out so well for many anglers.  The catches were low this year for opening day.  Either due to lack of fish…
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The Delmarva Outdoors Expo Activities List Is Extensive.

First responders and military active or retired receive a 20% discount at the gates on weekend passes only to the Delmarva Outdoors Expo    Whenever you do a large event like this you want it to have more than just vendors and some food trucks.  Activities for the whole family are great entertainment.  This year the Delmarva Outdoors Expo…
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Overfalls Lightship Will Arrive Back In Lewes This Week

The tide is about right, the weather is looking good.  The crew of the Northstar 10 tugboat owned by Phil Risko and captained by Billy Fehn, will start towing the Overfalls Lightship from the Maurice river in New Jersey, and across the Delaware bay to arrive near Lewes at 7 PM, Thursday evening, April 26th.  Tow Boat Us Indian River with Captan…
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