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May 2018

The Blues Are Biting But It is Random

This time last year we were slamming bluefish like it was going out of style.  This year has been much different thanks to water temperatures.  As soon as it looks like we are going to warm up mother nature takes a turn and cools down again.  The fog that moved in last night really put a damper on the temperature.  We figured last…
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Protecting Your Fingers From Braided Line

Casting braided line and even thin mono-filament can cut your finger to the bone, especially when you are constantly casting lures with hard or heavy casts. Now you have braided line and you find out the hard way you need finger protection. Braid can literally cut your finger to the bone if you try to cast it like mono-filament.
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The MV Twin Capes A Sneak Peak At Her Insides

If you haven't heard yet, the MV Twin Capes is scheduled to be sunk at the Del-Jersey-Land Artificial Reef off the Delaware coast by May 31st.  As of right now she is in final EPA inspection and will be sunk next week.   In order to sink a ship of any kind it must be stripped of anything that is harmful to the environment.  Everything and…
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Banging The Drum

Black drum fishing has really picked up this past week.  Anglers from Fenwick Island to Slaughter beach are seeing decent catches.  The surf has really picked up for the smaller sized drum.  Assateague for the most part has quieted down a bit, but some are still being caught.  Clam is the key for big drum, but sand fleas are also working and can be…
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Striped Bass Catching Is Picking Up

We saw a lot of short striped bass in the surf at the Chillaware Island Spring Surf Fishing Tournament, but not many keeper bass.  Only one was landed on the beach at 3Rs.  Not for lack of trying either, there was a buffet of food out there for any fish to dine on.  Clams has been the ticket for bait this spring.  Bloodworms work well too,but clam…
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Chillaware Island Spring Surf Fishing Tournament Results

Saturday was a great day despite the little bit of weather we had.  We had 290 anglers in the first annual Chillaware Island Spring Surf Fishing Tournament.   I want to thank our sponsors, without them this would not have been possible.  Sweetwater Brewery, Big Chill Beach Club, Liquid Board Shop, WBOC, Diamond State Custom Tackle, Helly Hansen,…
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May The Fourth Be With You

Fish Gut Friday ... May The Fourth Be With You By Suzanne Martin This morning I fished the incoming tide on Cape. It was a beautiful morning with a SW wind , and very warm.  The beach was not packed, but more people than last Friday when I caught a drum and would have liked someone around to take a good picture. The water was a little dirty this…
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Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board Revises Northern Region Recreational Management Measures

Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board Revises Northern Region Recreational Management Measures Arlington, VA – Upon the direction of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Interstate Fisheries Management Program (ISFMP) Policy Board, the Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board (Board) approved…
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