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

There Was A Disturbance In The Surf Monday

May The Fish Be With You, has come and gone. We didn't get to have the tournament this past weekend. It was rescheduled to May 30th, but that isn't looking too good either. We miss everyone and hope this all ends soon, but for now at least we have limited restricted access to the surf to fish for food. Yesterday was a good day for a few
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Good Weekend Of Fishing

Striped Bass, Bluefish, Puffers, Flounder, and Sand Perch The fishing is picking up and the catches are more noticeable. Mostly because more people are fishing in more areas. Good to see everyone spread out on the beaches, would like to see that all year. Lot of room to actually fish, or do whatever. No one is in each other's way. Just
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Support Your Local Watermen Buy Lobster

Captain Wes Townsend is now bringing in Lobster, they were delicious.  Buying local seafood will take the strain off the grocery stores, keep you in smaller crowds shopping, and support local watermen.   The public can purchase some fish and lobster at Hookem and Cookem located at the Indian River Marina or check the Delaware Sea Grant website
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Delaware Surf Fishing Report

Gas is how cheap and we can't go anywhere?  Well not true, you can go anywhere within the state to get outside and get some air.  I'm still getting four days a gallon.  A lot of people seem to have taken up fishing. Whole families are getting out and trying their hand at fishing.  It is a great way to get outside, social distance and maybe fill
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Northern Puffers Are Biting

(April 25, 2020) ... The southern ocean beaches roughly Keybox to Fenwick Island are alive with northern puffer fish. Andre just got this beauty on Fishbites and a DS Cutom Tackle top and bottom rig. Local tackle made in the USA. There have been random bluefish here and there upwards of thirty inches, on all the beaches, that is just
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Delaware Surf Fishing Report

(April 23, 2020) ... At least we can still fish, hike, hunt, and walk the trails and some beaches. That is about all we can do in the outdoors and frankly it is one of the safest activities. Delaware is one of the few states allowing fishing, so be grateful not hateful. The surf fishing restrictions are still in effect, and we are lucky we got
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Delaware Surf Fishing Report

Between the flounder, striped bass, white perch and crabbing things are looking up for the fishing community. The world may be going crazy while bored, but we are going fishing for dinner. For those that cannot come to Delaware we feel for you, we really do, and hope this is all be over soon. In the meantime you can live vicariously
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Great Weekend Of Fishing

This weekend was decent fishing up and down the state. It is great to see people getting out and getting some air. Social Distancing is occurring in the fishing community, none of us want to fish next to anyone anyway. From freshwater to saltwater there were a lot of people enjoying themselves. We have a few days of warm weather like
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Crabbing Has Picked Up

The inland bays are warming back up rather well. There was a little temperature dip the past few days, but the water temperature has been climbing. Today the temperature peaked at fifty-three and dropped to fifty-one degrees. Crabbing started up a couple weeks ago for many trying for the first time this year. We have a cold snap coming in
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