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October 2018

Urgent: The USDA Wants Your PA Spotted Lanternflies

My Buddies at the USDA need your adult lantern flies to run experiments on, and they need them yesterday.  No, this is not a Halloween prank or a bad B horror movie, well, maybe how one starts.  Seriously, calling all Pennsylvania folk, your help in finding adult specimens is being requested ASAP.   Hey PA folks, I'm looking for property…
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New Kingfish In Town

 Last week Kevin Michael sent us a picture of what he and we thought was a red fish without a spot.  Because it was nearly four pounds.  Our southern and northern kingfish never get that big.  I decided to do a little research and it turns out though that gulf kingfish do get that big, upwards of 18 inches.  I've never seen one before up here.  If…
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Happy Halloween Beaches

    Time to cast some spells, put a curse on a googan, and get the children ready for bait, I mean fishing.  In case your fishing has not been as good as Agnes' we have a couple fish summoning spells for you to try.  By the way the right eye flounder in England is called the Witch Flounder.  There is also an eel called the dogface witch eel.  …
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Superstorm Sandy was 6 Years Ago

Thanks to Facebook you always get a daily reminder and today's was of Superstorm Sandy six years ago.   Covering that storm was crazy,  We spent 3 solid days glued to computers doing updates wondering when the power would go out, it never did.  Watching the storm hammer the coast line on Del-Dot Cameras was surreal.      Needless…
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The Point Looks Smaller Be Careful Driving

We checked out Cape Henlopen State park drive on beaches today when they were reopened.  The point has a bad spot on the way out.  Water pushed into the dunes and where it flowed out is filling in with water at high tide to the dune fence.  It is huge cut to say the least, be careful you don't just want to drive across it too fast.…
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Beer Can Tab Can Save The Day Fishing

   A brewery recently put a diagram on their beer cans showing people how ot make a fish hook out of a beer can tab.  There is just one problem.  You are going to need to have some serious tools in the field to make this hook.    This is a pretty cool idea, and we are going to try this out this week.  I have been tagged in this photo a dozen…
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Broadkill Beach Takes Another Hit

   The nor'easter pummeled the beaches pretty good in a very short time.  The lower ocean beaches did fine.  The Bay beaches at Broadkill took another pummeling and the cliff got a little bigger and longer.      Noreasters will continue to wear out this berm for the rest of the winter. 
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Some Drive On Accesses Are Opening

  Parks is evaluating the drive on beaches.  It will take a little while but Cape Henlopen just opened Naval Crossing, Point Comfort Station, and Herring Point Crossing.  The point could be a little dicey at high tide so I would guess they will wait on that area.   As of right now Delaware Seashore State Park and Fenwick Island accesses…
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