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Weekly fishing reports for the surf and tidal waters of Delaware.

Delaware Surf Fishing Report

Hoping For Striped Bass Weather This Weekend The Delaware surf has been calm waters the past few days, it is a nice change of pace. Over the weekend if this rain hits as predicted, that will all change. Yesterday and today, two days ago was supposed to be overcast and that changed. Just waint fifteen minutes and we get new weather.
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When Will The Gator Bluefish Show

The gator bluefish run in the surf is slower each year. Every year, a few big gator bluefish are caught in the spring, while surf fishing in Delaware. It happens every year, you hear about it if you weren't there, and then the action would just stop, lasting for a couple days at best. Then the fish move offshore. In 2014 that action
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Weekend Fishing Picking Up

The resident striped bass are not the only schooling fish hitting in Delaware This weekend's warm up out brought out more anglers, and created chances for more catches. The short bass action has been fun around the inland bays. That water temperature jumped up over fifty seven degrees. It has held at low tide for the past four
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Sandy Surf Will Settle

Inland Bay water temperatures rise quick. The surf was rough today, the wind was worse. Exfoliation level twelve, I'm down three layers of skin. The surf is really stirred up with wind blown sand. You could cast a mile. It will calm down over night. Sunday's rain looks like a lot of fun. Warm, moist rain. Short striped bass are
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Delaware Surf Fishing Report

Finally something to talk about besides white perch, skates, dogfish, and the coming spring runs. Striped bass action is finally picking up more in the upper Delaware Bay and river. Up north Richard King, commercial angler, and owner of Port Penn Bait and Tackle ... "We are starting to see more and more big striped bass in our nets. They
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Surf Fishing Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving everyone hope you all had a great day, despite all the crazy. We spent the morning into the late afternoon beach hopping and surf fishing. It was a skatefest today but it was a good time and we all needed a break. Fishing holidays is awesome, I can't work on a holiday, or that is my excuse anyway. The beach was empty
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Delaware Surf Fishing Report

We keep getting messages, are the migratory striped bass here yet ... No they are not, but there are keepers to be caught. We discuss this every year, twice a year in fact. The striped bass migration works in phases or stages. We are in stage one in Delaware. There may be a few early arrivals for migratory striped bass, the fish don't
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Fly Fishing The Flats With The Club

The Saltwater Fly Anglers of Delaware club gathers and fishes the Henlopen flats every couple weeks. This evening some of the members of the Saltwater Fly anglers of Delaware club met at Cape Henlopen State Park at the fishing pier. The topic of tonight's gathering was fishing the flats for fun. The wizards of the long wand were lined
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Delaware Surf Fishing Report

Summer time fishing has been hot to not. Depends on the day and the tide. Low tide and a hot day doesn't make for the best fishing. You have to go a little deeper. The pompano just showed up, so everyone is excited about that. There seems to be much large pompano at Assateague than Delaware right now. Nice to see some larger
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Our Resident Artist Gets The Catch Of The Day

We hit the point on the day it opened, the 31st of August. Cassie Okonewski grabbed the net after catching sand fleas for bait. She proceeded to draw the biggest catch of the day. The fish she did was awesome, there was a dragon or two as well. She decorated the beach while we tried to catch fish. Cassie using the net handle to draw in
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