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March 2019

Great Seeing These In The Surf

Elver or Glass eel Lynne Larson caught in the surf wash after the beach clean up on March 24th ... photo by Lynne Larson Today and last week elvers or glass eels were found in the surf. These are traveling back to the freshwater ponds of Delmarva to mature. They are illegal to keep , or collect. Lynne caught one last week after the
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Beach Trash And Treasures

The clean up volunteers finding trash and treasures Great day to clean up a beach, the weather held off just long enough for us to cover all of Fenwick Island State Park beach. The wind wasn't off the water, so it was not as cold as yesterday. The wind did manage to cover up the beach, but we still filled a full bag of trash. Thanks for
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Spring fishing Is On Point

The weather is amazing, if you aren't out fishing you should be all weekend. Anglers are finding more and more fish and the water temperatures are rising steadily. Despite the nightly temperature drops it is really warming up nice. It is literally hot out today. Short bass in the surf all day long cast after cast on lures
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Surf Fishing Tournaments 2019

Surf Fishing Tournaments at the Delaware Beaches These are the surf fishing tournaments we are hosting this year and wanted to get you a list. We are using Stub Central now and not the other ticketing sites. This has proved to be a much more reasonable ticketing service, as well as reliable and local. We are working on a venue for walk
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Delaware Memorial Bridge Will Close Tonight

The heavy lift vessel the ZHEN Hua 25 is scheduled to pass under the Delaware Memorial bridge tonight. The cranes' tops are 188 feet and 3 inches from the water surface. To be able to pass under the bridge this has to be done at a dead low tide. Cranes aboard the Zhen Hua 25 at the anchorage I imagine it has to be perfect weather
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Bloodworm Packaging Carries Invasive Species

From John Ewart,Aquaculture and Fisheries SpecialistDelaware Aquaculture Resource CenterSea Grant Marine Advisory ServiceCollege of Earth, Ocean and EnvironmentUniversity of Delaware Bloodworms poster seen in area bait shops ... courtesy of John Ewart This is an excerpt from the brochure Protect our Fisheries, you can also visit the project
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Beach Clean Up Turnouts Have Been Huge

The volunteers spread out on the beach. The last few beach clean ups have had some record turnouts. Huge thanks to everyone coming out and helping. People were still pulling in when I was taking the picture. ​ We usually have about 8 to 10 people that you could call a core group. They come to most, if not all of the clean ups. As of late we
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Rat Wrangling The Surf

Andrew with the first bass of the day on a spoon. During the beach clean up yesterday we watched a few anglers bailing striped bass. Lots of small bass but some up to 27 inches. There have been a few keepers caught up above the bridges on the Delaware river and up the Broadkill river. Because the fish are on the move already. The
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Ship Of Cranes

Cranes aboard the Zhen Hua 25 at the anchorage Last week during the beach clean up everyone was asking what is that weird looking ship out there, it almost looked like a huge sailboat. A tall ship sailboat, not a weekender blow boat. I didn't think much of it until the other day when a few people sent pictures and asked again. Now it is
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