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July 2019

Maryland Fishing Report – July 31

MD DNR ... July 31, 2019 Jeff Wright (right) of Cambridge caught this 72.8-pound common dolphinfish off the coast of Ocean City .. photo MD DNR press release Jeff Wright was fishing off Ocean City recently when he caught this 72.8-pound bull (male) dolphin, a massive fish by any standards. Congratulations to Jeff, captain and crew
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DNREC Environmental Crimes Unit seeks public’s help in identifying suspect in connection with illegal dumping at Polly Drummond Hill Yard Waste Site

NEWARK (July 31, 2019) – Natural Resources Police Officers with DNREC's Environmental Crimes Unit are seeking the public’s help in identifying the driver of the red Toyota Tacoma pickup truck pictured above who was twice seen on surveillance cameras Sunday, July 28 illegally dumping solid waste at DNREC’s Polly Drummond Hill Road Yard Waste Site
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DNREC’s tick monitoring program confirms finding Asian longhorned tick for the first time in Delaware in northern New Castle County

DOVER (July 31, 2019)– The Asian longhorned tick has been found for the first time in Delaware, DNREC’s new tick surveillance program within the Division of Fish & Wildlife’s Mosquito Control Section announced today. This tick is a known or suspected vector of various pathogens or diseases affecting humans, wildlife, and livestock in other
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Carry In Carry Out This isn’t How That Works

Summertime the beach trash switches up a little from the winter trash. We find more cigarette butts in the summer than the winter. Because more people are on the beach smoking. Gull tearing up a trash bag at IRI this will be all over the place in no time We still find a lot of the regular trash that washes onto the beaches,
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July Ends With The Black Moon

Not to be outdone by the full blue moon, which is two full moons in the same month. Tomorrow night is the second new moon for July, the first new moon was on the second of July. The Black Moon as it has been dubbed by social media. I ti snot a name that is popular in the astronomy community at all, even amateur astronomers. Every
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Parks’ Car Trap Is Working

The red signs at the beach drive on accesses seem to be working. We are still seeing cars on the beach, but not as many this year, or so it seems. New Warning sign at Faithful Steward Crossing Conquest beach has a sign, but it is at the curve of the access. Cars have to make it that far to see the sign. Fortunately for the cars,
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Got Mullet?

Mullet are more and more active around the inland bays. There are large schools moving around. Time to dust off the cast nets and hit the flats. Look in the back bay areas, Masseys ditch, and the flats especially. Get your DS Custom Tackle Modified Mullet Rigs, the holder hook keeps you from feeding so many fish and hooking up more. Lose
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Delaware Fishing Report July 30th

Glad the heat wave is over. The fish probably are too but they can move to cooler waters, all we can do is go sit in the air conditioning. The water temperatures are leveling off after the heat wave. The tides are perfect this week, morning and evening high tides. My favorite times to fish. Catch the incoming tide early in the
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