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June 2019

How Do You Clean A Beach?

I have been asked a lot of strange questions over the years. Some of my favorite as of late are about the beaches and fishing. Recently I was talking to a buddy who was in town and he asked ... How do you clean a beach? I answered, you put on gloves, grab a bucket, and pick up anything that doesn't belong there. He looked at me, blinked,
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DNREC to showcase responsible crabbing practices June 27 at Cape Henlopen State Park’s Seaside Nature Center

DOVER (June 25, 2019) – DNREC will be presenting information on responsible crabbing practices, including prevention of derelict crab pots, as well as safe boating, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27, in front of the Seaside Nature Center at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes. DNREC staff from the Division of Parks & Recreation, Division
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DNREC Secretary M. Garvin joins State Senator Hocker, State Representative Gray,at ribbon-cutting at Holts Landing State Park

DAGSBORO (June 21, 2019) – DNREC Secretary Shawn M. Garvin was joined by State Senator Gerald Hocker, State Representative Ronald Gray, and other supporters at a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate numerous new enhancements at Holts Landing State Park in Dagsboro. Improvements include a new playground, an improved, A.D.A.-accessible hiking
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Flounder Fishing Offshore Is getting Better

The inshore flounder bite has dropped off for keepers and increased for throw backs, typical summer flounder fishing for the inland bays. So either ya'll caught all the good ones or the bigger ones are avoiding your rigs. You might need bigger baits for the bigger fish. At least the water isn't boiling yet, so the fish are not looking for
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Sunday Funday Mack Attack at IRI

Kevin Golden holding a mackerel at the Indian River inlet While we were catching kingfish, weakies, sand perch and the usual surf suspects. All while watching eagles and ospreys after a killer breakfast on the beach. There was some interesting action lighting up on the incoming tide at the Indian River Inlet. Mack in the box
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Killer Bird Show Today While Catching

American Bald Eagle at Cape Henlopen State Park on Sunday Funday Today was beautiful at Cape Henlopen on Herring Point beach. It was crowded, but it wasn't that bad, for once. That or we were catching fish so much we didn't care. Yes, despite what some may think or say, you can catch fish in the dead of the afternoon at the beach, you
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Water Advisory Lifted For Dewey At Dagsworthy

The water was retested yesterday and came up 5 colonies/100/ml of water. The advisory is lifted as of yesterday at 4:30 PM. The ocean really diluted that issue, despite a huge spike in numbers of colonies. Surrounding beaches have not been tested in as little as two days and as long as a week. The water should be fine now that this
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