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May 2019

Maryland Fishing Report – May 22

May 22, 2019 (Republished with permission by Maryland DNR) This little guy seems plum tuckered out while leaning into his older brother after a family fishing outing with dad. Memorial Day weekend is upon us and many Marylanders will be headed to local festivities, to the mountains or to the beaches for family fun and relaxation. Fishing

DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: May 20-26Reminder for the week: Crabbers should review regulations before placing pots

DOVER (May 31, 2019) – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between May 20-26 made 3,888 contacts with anglers, boaters, and

DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces Sassafras Landing Boat Ramp temporary closure for habitat project construction

BETHANY BEACH (May 31, 2019) – DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today that the boat ramp at Sassafras Landing located within the Assawoman Wildlife Area will be closed from Monday through Thursday during a three-week period beginning Monday, June 3. The temporary closure is needed to provide construction access for a shoreline

DNREC Added A Hazard Buoy To Bakers Channel

Boat trying to traverse the sand bar outside of Masseys ditch ... driscoll drones photo There is now a water hazard buoy in the middle of Bakers Channel on the Rehoboth side. Hopefully boaters will see this and slow down. They are still going to get stuck, but at least they won't be flying past people. Kidding, they are still going to

Weekend Outlook For Catching

Dog poop bags hung on the fence by owners of said dogs. This is getting old to see, and is increasing especially on the weekends. Holy Cow! Tomorrow is JUNE! Slow down summer! West winds and flies, that has been the story this week. It hasn't been too bad most days but the last two days on a scale of one to ten was a solid twelve.

Delaware Opposes Offshore Drilling

Governor John Carney's message about offshore drilling Governor Carney continues to oppose offshore drilling in the Atlantic, which would pose significant threats to Delaware's natural resources and economy. In Delaware, coastal tourism and industry accounts for about 60,000 jobs and almost $7 billion in economic activity. There is too much