Assateague OSV Still Closed Due To High Water

Unfortunately the Assateague OSV area could be closed for a wile longer From the Superintendent: OSV Status: (Sept 22, 2020)I know that many of you are anxious to get back onto the Maryland OSV. I walked out there this morning. Literally the entire OSV beach is underwater. As far south as I could see the entire beach was underwater-in most
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Coastal Flood Advisory and High Surf

We are five hours away from high tide and the water is up already. If you are beach bound today the wind is howling and the sand is a blowing. Hurricane Teddy may be offshore but we are getting the effects. I wouldn't worry about the hundred foot waves some Facebook pages are showing, that is just sensationalism for traffic. The water
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High Surf And Coastal Flood Advisory

Hurricane Teddy isn't near by but dumped some nautical conditions for the weekend. Delaware has a high surf advisory and coastal flood advisory. Hurricane Teddy storm surge is creating large ground swells. Yesterday the point pretty much washed over. Big waves and it is rather "blowy" out there already today. The fish are biting. The
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Finding Beach Treasure Without A Metal Detector

Leave it to our three time tournament champion to find this, of course without a metal detector (September 2020) ... I've always said Stephan Talabisco has a golden horseshoe shoved up his nether region. Yesterday he proved that once again. By finding a little treasure and history on coin beach, without a metal detector. Of course it
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Big Surf This Weekend From Hurricane Teddy

If you haven't noticed the wind is blowing. Hurricane Teddy is inbound offshore but will send us some serious ground swell. Vehicles on the beaches are at risk of high surf today into Tuesday night. Everything should calm down by Tuesday afternoon. High tide is right now and water is almost to the dunes in the beach towns and parks. There
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More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Moving to Delaware

More Delmarva Fox Squirrels Moving to Delaware Dover (Sept 17, 2020) ... Delmarva fox squirrels are about to get a population boost in Delaware with a new round of translocations planned for later this month, a project of the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and its state and federal partners. Although this
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Final Scores

The summer was a good time despite the covid craziness. Lot of people got to surf fish. Several scored well in the summer slam. Joe Miller killed it overall. Mostly everyone just fished and scored when they had time that week. It was fun watching everyone fish in the surf via the internet. Looking forward to next year. We are going to
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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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Smokey Sunset Photos Round Two

If you saw the sun last evening it was merely a huge glowing orb in the sky, you could stare at with no issues. It looked like the planet Jupiter. The sky had a weird overcast all day too.The California Wildfire smoke has reached the east coast. To the point my eyes were watering most of the day yesterday. Nice touch to compound my
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Fall Fishing Is On With CD Outdoors

Guided kayak fishing tours are a great way to get out and learn the water With Captain Chris Dollar CD Outdoors (Sept 15, 2020) ... What a long, strange trip 2020 has been so far. No doubt it has been a very challenging year so far, which is why it's more important than ever to get on the water and decompress. On the bright side Chesapeake
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Dorchester County Angler Catches Record Florida Pompano

Species Added to Maryland Record Books in 2019 MD DNR (Sept 10, 2020) ... The Maryland Department of Natural Resources has officially recognized 26-year-old David Schrock of Woolford as the second official state record holder for the Florida pompano (Trachinotus carolinus) in the Chesapeake Division. Schrock caught the record-breaking
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Pompano Is A Hot Catch And Tasty Dinner

Pompano catches have increased exponentially the past week or so in the surf. Even on structure in the Delaware Bay. From Broadkill Beach to Assateague we are seeing a lot of pompano catches. The farther south they seem to be bigger fish, but more larger ones are showing up along the northern beaches of Delaware. The average size is about
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Broadkill Brawl Registration Opens

The Broadkill Store owners are hosting their own surf fishing tournament on September 26th. This is a walk on surf fishing tournament only. Sponsored by Delaware Surf Fishing, DS Custom Tackle, Fishbites, Coca Cola, and Dan's Tackle Box. It is limited to 100 anglers. Anglers have until the 14th of September (Monday) to sign up and select a
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We Call These The Flats For A Reason

Not to be outdone by this morning's stranded boat Rob Lyons made the perfect meme Boat stuck in the flats at Cape Henlopen It is summer 2020 and ending the day with another boat stuck at Cape Henlopen, on Labor Day weekend, seems almost normal. We have no idea what this guy was thinking, but we know what happened. We are kind of
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Rangers Throw Boat Off Beach For Not Airing Down

A Parker Boat Stuck On The Point Manages To Get Free At some point, very early this morning, a Parker ran up on the point in Cape Henlopen State Park. Apparently it was a I didn't see the beach failure. "My kid was driving the boat." The owner told several surf anglers who just arrived to set up to surf fish, watch the show, and help when
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Last Day For DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series

This is a free surf fishing tournament, anglers can enter at any time all summer long. This is the last day of the DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Eight of Clubs. It has been a blast watching everyone fish this all summer, many entered, but not many put up fish. Results will be up later tonight or by tomorrow.
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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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First The Booms Then The Sky Opened Up

Every time we get a storm like this I sit in the yard and learn how to shoot lightening. It is not easy without a MIOPS trigger you just keep pushing the button and hope for the best. This storm put on a show and then the rain dropped like it was hot! Lightening strikes from the September 3rd, 2020 Storm I was taking video at first,
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Severe Weather Alert For Later Today

Hunter at DelmarvaWx is telling us to watch it out there later this afternoon around 5 PM. So we are going surf fishing now since he is ruining my evening fishing with weather. I'm secretly hoping for a waterspout with sharks while I am surf fishing. It would fill in my 2020 bingo card for September, murder hornets are so May. Keep an
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West Nile Virus is Detected in Delaware for First Time

West Nile Virus is Detected in Delaware for First Time This Year in DNREC’s Sentinel Chickens No Human Cases of WNV Have Been Reported to Date in State West Nile Virus (WNV) was detected Aug. 27 in Delaware for the first time this year in DNREC’s sentinel chickens placed at a northern New Castle County location where the chickens are sampled
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Delaware Coastal Cleanup Starts Today

Dover (Sept, 1 2020) ... The Delaware Coastal Cleanup campaign, launched today by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, encourages Delawareans and visitors to pick up trash in their neighborhoods and nearby parks, on beaches and along waterways to help Keep DE Litter Free. Throughout September, volunteers are
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DNREC to reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen Sept. 1

LEWES, Del. (Sept, 1 2020) – The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control will reopen The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park, including a stretch of ocean beach and dunes, and a half-mile along the bay shoreline, Tuesday, Sept. 1. The bayside beach will remain closed until Oct. 1 for use by shorebirds migrating south for the
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DSF’s Fall Surf Fishing Tournaments Are Canceled

I hate to say this, but we are canceling War On The Shore and The Fall Fish Bowl. After a long conversation with park administrators I came to the conclusion it will be too hard to have a fun event. Due to the limit of 300 anglers (vehicles), we would fill a beach in Cape to capacity per the state parks new rules for Covid (20 feet).
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Second Summer Started Today

This is the best time of the year, now we can fish The Point was opened a day early and we are out here enjoying our favorite views. Everything looks great check out the videos and pictures below, they speak for themselves. The bayside of the point is closed until October first you have to walk around if you head out from point
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The Tackle Box ID Card For Delaware Sharks

Identify your shark catch easily in the water This is a handy guide I have for Identifying sharks. There is a more detailed Sander's shark guide to walk you through the differences of the harder to identify sharks. This smaller tackle box guide is much handier to have with you on the beach or boat. A good rule of thumb is that any shark
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Maryland Fishing Report

Maryland Fishing Report is written and compiled by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist. The abundance of speckled trout in the shallower shoreline areas has been a real treat to those who love their light-tackle shallow water action. Recreational crabbers are enjoying some of the best crabs of the season
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This Fishing Hook Sticker Is Awesome

About a 100 people have sent me a picture of this sticker. So of course I had to get one, it took a hot minute to find it. Everyone sent screenshots not links. So if you are wanting one f these dope fishhook stickers get to ordering they won't last long. The design also comes on a T shirt. Now I just have to figure out where this is going
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Maryland Fishing Report

Maryland Fishing Report is written and compiled by Keith Lockwood, Maryland Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist. Maryland DNR (August 20, 2020) ... Now that striped bass are off the table for anglers in the Chesapeake Bay until Aug. 31, there are plenty of other fish species to focus on – speckled trout, Spanish mackerel, and
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Boat Runs Into Indian River Inlet Wall

(August 21, 2020) ... All of the commotion last night at the Indian River inlet was for a boat that hit the north wall. Apparently the boat driver had visibility issues and ran into the end of the wall. Coast Guard, Marine Police, and Tow Boat US helped escort the boat back through the inlet, towed by Sea Tow. No injuries were reported by
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Boat Catches Fire Off Maryland Coast

Coast Guard responded to a boat fire off the coast. A private boat caught fire and five people were rescued from the craft. Boat fire seen off coast at the beach ... Dylan Pleva U.S. Coast Guard 5th District Mid-Atlantic Press Release ... (August 21, 2020) Ocean City, Md. — The Coast Guard and good Samaritans rescued six mariners after
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Delmarva Outdoors Expo Postponed

Due to the current covid issues and restrictions we have decided to postpone the Delmarva Outdoors Expo. Darrel Meade ... "We don't feel it would be fair to our sponsors and especially the vendors to try and have this event at this point and time. The restrictions and mandates by the State of Delaware will not allow us to put on the quality
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Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach

DNREC Issues Recreational Swimming Advisory for Rehoboth Beach DNREC has issued a recreational swimming advisory for Rehoboth Beach at Rehoboth Avenue based on elevated levels of bacteria found today in a sample taken Wednesday by the Department’s environmental scientists. Elevated levels of bacteria at Rehoboth Avenue are often
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Check Out Surf Captain

Delaware Local Launches Surf Captain, For Forecasting Surf Conditions.   People always ask how do you know what the surf looks like before you get there. Well aside from the multitude of webcams at the beach. I use the surf condition sites. Swell info hasn't been as reliable as it used to be in the past. Now we have a new kid on the block,
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Sonic Booms Expected Off The Coast

Noise Advisory - Supersonic Flights Scheduled in Atlantic Warning Area August 17, 2020 (Aug 17, 2020) ... PATUXENT RIVER NAVAL AIR STATION, MD – Residents of communities along the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware coastline are advised that potential sonic boom generating events are scheduled to take place on Monday, August 17, 2020
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Ocean City Airshow – Friday Practice

Ocean City Airshow - Friday PracticeBy Nicole Peirson (Aug 14, 2020) ... It was a day that airshow fans all across Delmarva had been waiting for….the start of the OC Airshow on Friday with the practice demo flights taking place. The day started out dreary with heavy rain and thunderstorms in the area, and as the morning progressed it
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Brother Eli Says Zebcos Are Great For LBSH

You never know what you will catch in the Delaware surf these days. This week Eli Zulli hooked into this huge Great White with his Zebco 404 at Faithful Steward. "The hard part is casting the bait out, so I like to live line a small hammerhead. Why work harder when the bait will swim itself out." Eli Zulli seen pictured above reeling in a
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Is Tropical Storm Kyle coming for your drywall

NHC ... Tropical Storm Kyle Advisory 1: Tropical Storm Kyle Forms Over the Northwest Atlantic. Forecast to Move Quickly Away From Land During the Next Few Days. TS Kyle has formed off Delmarva and is moving out to sea.I wouldn't worry too much about tropical storm Kyle we will see some heavy rip currents and possible minor tidal
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Watch The OC Air Show Live

Practice for the OC Airshow starts today. The OC Air show will be the 15th to the 16th and you can watch it live online. Even while spectating live listen to commentary like a sporting event. The viewing and show area has been extended this year to allow for social distancing`. Check the OC Air Show website for boat regulations.
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Watch The Reedville Sink

DNREC Sinks Ex-Navy and Army Freighter Turned Fishing FleetBoat Reedville onto Delaware’s Artificial Reef System Dover (Aug 13, 2020) ... DNREC continued to broaden the recreational allure of Delaware’s renowned artificial reef system today by sinking the Reedville, originally a World War II and Korean Conflict-era coastal freighter and supply
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An Underwater Tour Of Catches

Underwater photography is fun and in this case exciting when you are on top of the deep dark blue A few years ago I ran into Merton Briggs at the Flounder Pounder and he showed me a shot of a flounder he took, underwater. It was really cool. I didn't get to run into him this year, the 2020 Flounder Pounder was canceled, but since then
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Maryland To Close Striped Bass Season

Recreational Striped Bass Season Closure Reminder MD DNR (August 13, 2020) ..The recreational striped bass season will be closed from August 16 - August 31, 2020.  During the closure period anglers will be prohibited from targeting striped bass, which includes catch-and-release (COMAR  08.02.15).       Recreational Striped Bass Season
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Delaware Will Have A New Artificial Reef Addition Soon

DNREC to Sink Ex-Navy and Army Ship Reedville as Newest Addition to Renowned Delaware Artificial Reef System Dover (Aug 13, 2020) ... The Reedville, a 180-foot-long former U.S. Navy and later Army fast-supply freighter turned fish processing ship renamed for the Virginia community once known as the wealthiest town in America, was to be sunk
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Striped Bass Summer Fishing Advisory Forecast

Last year Maryland started the Striped Bass Summer Fishing Advisory Forecast to alert anglers of high water temperatures in the Chesapeake Bay. With higher water temperatures, oxygen levels are low and can stress out and kill released striped bass. Maryland DNR will also be closing striped bass season from August 16th to the 31st, including
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Flash Flood Watches Today

We are going to have a rather wet day today. The fish don't mind but you might ant to be careful out there. The roadways will pond and the usual issues with low areas flooding. We have a lot of water in and on the ground already so keep that in mind when traveling. Rain could be 1 to 3 inches and hour. NWS ..... Flood Watch ...
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The Perseid Meteor Shower Is Peaking

The best meteor shower of the summer is here! The best meteor shower of the summer starts peaking tonight with up to 75 meteors per hour. I've seen about fifty over the past few nights in a two hour time frame (11 to 1). Tonight will be patchy clouds, we will have to look between clouds. The preferred time for viewing the peak is at 11 PM
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Watch This Gull Make A Whole Rabbit Disappear

A gull eating a whole rabbit is one of the most 2020 things you will see This "Sea Gull" ate an entire rabbit in several gulps. I've seen the video of the Blue Heron eating a gopher, but this takes the prize. Gulls can be savages for Thrasher's Fries but never seen this level before. Watching a sea gull choke down a whole rabbit is
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Big White Marlin Sweeps First at the White Marlin Open

249 boats are fishing today, the last day of the White Marlin Open It has been a little different following the White Marlin Open this year, but also the same. I usually watch the scales online, I can work and watch at the same time. For those that go to the scales and watch them live that is different this year. There is a large
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New Castle Got Walloped By A Storm

This evening a storm rolled through New Castle and dumped a lot of water fast. After the record setting tornado the other day, what could be more surprising out of a huge storm?Look who was seen enjoying the flooded streets! Yup our C&D canal orca is roaming suburbia. Hopefully the waters subside soon and he can make his way back to the
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ASMFC Summer Meeting Webinar Menhaden and Striped Bass

Menhaden Ecological Reference Points Are Today at 1:30 ASMFC Summer Meeting Webinar - August 3 - 6, 2020 ... Atlantic Menhaden Management Board Supplemental listen in live. Welcome/Call to Order (S. Woodward)Board ConsentApproval of AgendaApproval of Proceedings from May 2020Public CommentReview Ecological Reference Point Work Group
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47th White Marlin Open Day One is Live

The scales just opened at the 47th annual White Marlin Open. The scales are not open to the public this year, but there is a viewing area in the 3rd Street Ballpark in Ocean city and online. Michael Jordan is here again this year on the Catch 23. There are 433 boats fishing for a world record fishing purse of $6.7 million dollahs!!! 3rd
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Delaware State Parks Closes Drive On Beaches

Preparing for Hurricane Isaias. Delaware state parks is closing all drive on beaches. "Effective at sunset 8/3/2020 all DSSP surf crossings will be closed and will remain closed through the duration of the storm. This includes all Fenwick Island surf crossings as well. The crossings will be evaluated the morning of Wednesday 8/5/2020. "
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Get Your Boats Ready For Hurricane Isaias

Every time there is a huge storm we see boats sunk afterwards. If you are pulling your boat for the coming hurricane, get it scheduled now. I've seen these crews work in serious flooding waters to rescue boats at the last minute. That is dangerous for them and your boat, but mostly the crews. Call in today and get it scheduled as soon as
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Hurricane Isaias Preparation From DelmarvaWx

Being prepared is not panicking, but panicking from not being prepared is a nightmare You can never be too careful with an approaching storm like Hurricane Isaias. It keeps building and getting a little stronger. Even though it is a ways off it is always good to be prepared for any possibility. Anyone remember that tropical storm a few
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Recreational Water Advisory Rehoboth Beach

There is a recreational water advisory issued for Rehoboth beach until July 31st. DNREC ... A water quality advisory has been issued for Rehoboth-Rehoboth Ave Beach following bacterial results which were above the recreational water quality standard. These bacteria most likely originate from wildlife sources and increased rainfall, waves
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Tropical Storm Isaias formed last night

Tropical Storm Isaias formed last night, possibility of some nautical weather next week. Just how nautical is the question that remains. We will certainly keep a close on eye on this storm thanks to Delmarva Wx. Once this moves past the Carolinas we will know if it heads back in or out to sea. Tropical Storm Isaias DelmarvaWx
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It Is Crab Larvae Season

That isn't sea lice biting you it is crab larvae There are thousands upon thousands of female sponge crabs in the surf up and down our coast. We have been catching them while surf fishing the past weeks. Sponge crabs are female blue crabs that have an orange "sponge" on their abdomens. These sponges are full of eggs, and they are
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Delaware Surf Fishing Report

We are coming out of a heatwave. Extreme heat is no fun, even at the coolest times in the outdoors. The pool is a bathtub, it only feels good when the heat index is 105. The surf is warmer and the bays are heating up. It is that time of year. But the fishing is still pretty good and anglers are having a great time filling the coolers. Some
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Watch Bunker Pushed To The Beach By Dolphins

Great videos of dolphins pushing bunker towards the beach in a feeding frenzy. Yesterday at South Bethany Beach lifeguards had to clear a section of the surf to allow this large school of bunker room. Dolphins were pushing the bunker to shore in a feeding frenzy. Sometimes they (dolphins and pilot whales) will push the bunker or bait
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South Fenwick Crossing Air Station Is Out Of Commission

Last night or yesterday, someone vandalized the south Fenwick Island air station. The hoses were damaged and the pump housing was vandalized. No idea how long it will be out of commission. It was discovered by a a surf angler coming off last night. They killed their battery trying to use their portable air pump. Air station at Fenwick
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DelmarvaWx Is Live With Local Weather Conditions

DelmarvaWx A Local Weather Entity Is Now Live Hunter Outten (July 20, 2020) ... Stay informed of the weather conditions that are currently around you in a brand new way. Not from one of those national level weather services that leaves the Delmarva region on the back burner. DelmarvaWx is now providing local conditions data like no other. With
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Sharks Devour Dolphin In The Surf

This is why you never get in the water near a dead creature On Thursday at 7 a.m. at Brant Beach on Long Beach Island in New Jersey. Sharks were caught on video eating a dolphin in the surf. Lifeguards cleared the water. The dolphin was seen near shore bleeding. Sharks were circling it and then moved into devour the shark. Marine
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Heat Advisory

Heat AdvisoryURGENT - WEATHER MESSAGENational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ343 AM EDT Sun Jul 19 2020 Delaware Beaches-Eastern Monmouth-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-Including the cities of Rehoboth Beach, Sandy Hook, Ocean City,Atlantic City, and Long Beach Island343 AM EDT Sun Jul 19 2020 …HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS
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Watch Minotaur IV Soar And Roar

We took some great video of the Minotaur IV launch today The gang is all here set up and shooting the Minotaur IV at dawn Get up at 3 AM, jump in the truck, and roll to Virginia to watch the Minotaur IV launch. This is after shooting the evening comet NEOWISE last night. Then the space station crossing the sky and some shooting
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day One Week Seven

This is a free surf fishing tournament, anglers can enter at any time all summer long. Day six of week six of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Two of Clubs.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.  Check out our sponsors,
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Morning Of The Comet Neowise

I finally got that comet NEOWISE shot. Nine days of up at 3:30 AM, rolling to the beach to get that shot. Lost or forgotten memory cards, dead batteries at the worst time. Did I mention nine days up at 3:30 AM, after working until midnight? When someone tells you that Nikon battery knock off fails at the wrong time they are not
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NASA Wallops Minotaur Launch Is On Schedule

Minotaur Rocket Launching July 15 from NASA Wallops NASA (July 2, 2020) ... A Minotaur IV rocket carrying a classified payload for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) is scheduled for launch July 15, 2020, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The U.S. Space Force (USSF) Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Six Week Six

This is a free surf fishing tournament, anglers can enter at any time all summer long. Day six of week six of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Five of Diamonds.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.  Check out our
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Catch Comet NEOWISE In The Evenings

I have been up every morning trying to get a picture of comet NEOWISE. This morning at 3:45 AM I finally found NEOWISE in the sky. Staying in the country for the win to avoid the clouds and fog at the beach. Of course today at the beach was perfect conditions. Now I have to figure out settings. Fishing is so much easier. Up at it again
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Five Week Six

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day five of week six of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Jack of Spades.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.  Check out our sponsors, 
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Track Comet NEOWISE Live

If you are crazy like me. I have been up every morning at the crack of 3:45 AM to comet hunt, and surf fish. I really want to get a picture of a comet. I am learning how to shoot the night sky. It is fun and you never know what you will capture. The other night I had a shooting star streak through a picture. That is like fishing. Just
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Tropical Storm Warning Rehoboth Beach

Tropical Storm WarningFay Local Watch/Warning Statement/Advisory Number 3National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ AL062020739 AM EDT Fri Jul 10 2020 …TROPICAL STORM WARNING IN EFFECT… Tropical Storm Warning A Tropical Storm Warning means tropical storm-force winds areexpected somewhere within this area within the next 36 hours LOCATIONS
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Flash Flood Warning

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a Flash FLood Warning Flash Flood Warning for…Southeastern Sussex County in southern Delaware…Until 1230 PM EDT.At 632 AM EDT, Doppler radar and automated gauges indicated heavyrain falling across the warned area. Up to two inches of rain havealready fallen. Flash flooding is imminent or
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Four Week Six

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day three of week six of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Six of Diamonds.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.  DS Custom Tackle Check
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Tropical Storm Fay Heads To Delmarva

Tropical Storm Fay Local Statement Advisory Number 1National Weather Service Mount Holly NJ 517 PM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020 This product covers NEW JERSEY…DELAWARE…SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA AND NORTHEAST MARYLAND Tropical Storm Fay to Approach the New Jersey Coast NEW INFORMATION CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:A Tropical Storm Warning has
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Rip Current Warning

Rip Current StatementNational Weather Service Mount Holly NJDelaware Beaches-Eastern Monmouth-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-Coastal Ocean-…HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGHFRIDAY EVENING… WHAT…Dangerous rip currents expected.WHERE…In New Jersey, Eastern Monmouth, Atlantic Coastal CapeMay, Coastal Atlantic
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Flash Flood Watch

Flood WatchNational Weather Service Mount Holly NJ300 PM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020 Kent-Inland Sussex-Delaware Beaches-Kent MD-Queen Annes-Talbot-Caroline-Cumberland-Atlantic-Cape May-Atlantic Coastal Cape May-Coastal Atlantic-Including the cities of Dover, Georgetown, Rehoboth Beach,Chestertown, Centreville, Easton, Denton, Millville, Hammonton,Cape
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Three Week Six

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day three of week six of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Queen of Clubs.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.  DS Custom Tackle Check out
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Flounder Pounder 2020 Cancels

Paradise Grill Cancels Flounder Pounder 2020 From the Paradise Crew (July 2020) ... "The 2020 Flounder Pounder Open has officially been cancelled. This hurts us more than you know and this decision was tough but had to be made. Even if the state of Delaware was to open up right now, the damage of the pandemic has been done to all of those in
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Possible Tropical Depression Incoming

Hunter Outten ... We are paying close attention to an area of disturbed weather along the Carolina coastlines that has a high chance of becoming our next Tropical Depression. This area of disturbed weather is expected to move northeastward into the Gulf Stream off the coast of Delmarva. Environmental conditions are expected to be conducive for
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Two Week Six

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day Two of week six of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Ace of Clubs.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.  DS Custom Tackle Check out our
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day One Week Six

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week five of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Nine of Diamonds.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.  DS Custom Tackle Check
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Six Week Five

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week five of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Nine of Diamonds.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules. We added Spanish Mackerel to the
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Attention Photographers Watch Comet NEOWISE

Comet NEOWISE survived the trip around the sun and has brightened significantly. Attention all photographers and astronuts! You are seeing this correctly. We have a comet in the predawn hours that is brightening from its passage around the sun. It has been a couple of years since we were able to see a naked eye comet in the Northern Hemisphere,
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Coastal Flood Advisory Today

The full moon not only is bringing us a small lunar eclipse tomorrow night, but some minor tidal flooding poosibly this evening at high tide. Be careful at the beach, parking close to the water on the lower area at low tide. …COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TOMIDNIGHT EDT TONIGHT… WHAT…Up to one half foot of
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Delaware Surf Fishing Drive On Beaches Are Nearly Full

If You Haven't Left The House To Go Surf Fishing Don't Bother The early bird catches the worm and in the surf fishing world on a holiday weekend that has never been truer. Since 7 AM this morning vehicles have been filling the drive on beaches. I have friends everywhere telling me they are nearly full and from what you can see on the
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Friday Is Going To Be A Scorcher

Hunter Outten over at DelmarvaWX is telling us today will be one of the hottest days this year. Kind of fitting for the amount of people here. Stay hydrated!! If you haven't been out in the sun much this year be careful, heat exhaustion can come on quick. You can keep an eye on their DelmarvaWX Facebook page to get constant daily
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Four, Week Five

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week five of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Three of spades.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules. We added Spanish Mackerel to the
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Osprey Carries Off shark Freaks Out Beach visitors

An osprey was caught on video at Myrtle beach, carrying what visitors thought was a shark through the air. Freaking out the internet. If it was a shark it would be a dogfish, but none the less they look like sharks because they are sharks. This video has gotten over a million views and with all the shark stuff going it it is kind of funny to
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Assateague Island National Seashore Visitor Rides Pony

Is it just me or do we have an unusual amount of disrespectful people down here this year? The story is this self proclaimed "ranch hand" decided he wanted to ride one of the ponies, after being told to distance the required 40 feet from the ponies. When informed of that rule, he claimed he was a ranch hand and knew how to handle horses.
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Maryland Fishing Report

White perch are providing plenty of fun fishing in the tidal rivers and creeks whether in a small boat or fishing from shore access points, docks, and fishing piers. Northern snakeheads will be found holding in shallow grass areas in the tidal rivers and although their activity has slowed down a bit, they will go after noisy topwater lures.
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Delaware Beach Bars are NOT Closed

Click bait titles can be a beach and in this case it is hurting businesses. The recent orders from the governor has not closed the bars at the beach. It has closed the physical bar within the establishment, but not the establishment itself. Click bait titles can be a beach and in this case it is hurting businesses. All of the "beach
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July’s Full Black Moon Lunar Eclipse

Fireworks May Be Canceled But Space Will Have a Show The full moon in July is known as the black moon, named for the new antlers that emerge on deer buck's foreheads, also known as the full buck moon. Other names in some cultures are references for yearly or seasonal events; the full Thunder moon, Raspberry Moon, Salmon Moon, and Hay moon.
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Two, Week Five

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week five of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the King of Clubs.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules. We added Spanish Mackerel to the
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Delaware State Police Homicide Unit Seeking Assistance with Locating Missing Person- Bethany Beach

Bethany Beach, DE – The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is continuing to investigate the missing person report involving Sheila Doyle, 66, of Fairfax, Virginia. Sheila was last seen at her second residence in the Salt Pond section of Bethany Beach on June 15, 2020 at approximately 1:00 p.m. Sheila was in the company of her son Brian Doyle, 35,
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day One, Week Five

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week five of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Two of Hearts.Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules. We added Spanish Mackerel to the
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Spanish Macks On The Attack In The Suds

Yesterday not only did we see a big cobia landed in the surf. There were some Spanish mackerel caught offshore and in the surf. They just showed up recently and are a lot of fun to catch. Flounder are also hitting harder in the surf and offshore. There is a great variety of fish in the surf to catch right now. Gator spoons at the
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The Man In The Brown Suit Is At The Beach

Big Fish Can Be Caught In The Surf In The Summer The catch of the weekend and it ain't even over yet, goes to Ryan O'Neill from Wilmington for his beast of a cobia caught in the surf today. " We used 14/0 steel hook, kayaked out with a fresh kingfish head on it believe it or not. It weighed in at 28 pounds and was 41 inches long." Nice to
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Saharan Sunrise Over Sussex County

The Godzilla Of Dust Storms Has Arrived The Saharan Dust storm has made it this far north and the sunrise over Sussex County this morning was amazing. Lots of people on the beaches to see the sunrise this morning, more than usual. The sunset this evening should be rather spectacular. "The Saharan Dust Layer or SAL is a very common
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Six, Week Four

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week four of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Five of Spades. Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.Results for the last two weeks are
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Pony Lays Out Tourist After Being Hit

There is a video circulating that was posted on the Delmarva Fishermen Follies page. A crazy page for fun, that Jerry D and some kids run in PA. Watch this pony take a shot back at the tourist who tried to hit it with what looks like a shovel on a wooden stick. Poetic justice since you are not supposed to "handle" the ponies. She gets laid
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Five, Week Four

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week four of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Six of Hearts. Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.Results for the last two weeks are
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Mola Mola Spotted Around The Inland Bays

Heads up boaters around the inland bays. A mola mola (ocean sunfish) was spotted in one of the canals at the Sunset Harbor Community in Bethany Beach. That is up White's Creek. These come into the inland bays on occasion, and we like to let everyone know they are around so you can look out for them. They don't want to be hit by a boat,
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Four, Week Four

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week four of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Four of Clubs. Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.Results for the last two weeks are
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Beach Clean Ups Are Back

A group of volunteers met Tuesday at 9 AM at Beach Plum Island State park and cleaned the beach. It was great to get back to this weekly project and see everyone again. It has been a tick or two since we last met in February. Everyone had a great time, and we pulled a full bag of trash off the beach. Which was not as covered in
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Heavy Surf Injures Local Surfer

Usually when I hear about this I immediately think poor surf break from beach replenishment. Because most of the time that is the case. But even an experienced surfer can take a bad spill. Surfing heavy storm surge conditions and storms themselves make for killer waves, but severe conditions. Sometimes, as local surfer Mike Revel told us
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Three, Week Four

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week four of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Ace of Spades. Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.Results for the last two weeks are
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Two, Week Four

This is a free fishing tournament you can enter at any time all summer long. Day One of week four of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Jack of Clubs.  Fishing days are Tuesdays to Sundays, anglers fish one of those days.DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series … Fish lists and rules.Results for the last two weeks are
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Attention all photographers!

The Godzilla Of Dust Storms Is Coming Grab your gear this weekend and look west at sunset for some spectacular views. We will have a foreign visitor from the Sahara in our neighborhood bringing us some potential killer sunsets going into the weekend. Wildfires create amazing sunsets from the smoke in the atmosphere The Saharan Dust Layer
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Delaware Surf Fishing Report

The Delaware State unicorns are getting bigger The weather finally broke, but we are looking at a wet weekend. The fish don't care, but be careful of pop up storms. If you are on a crowded beach, it is really best to stay put in your vehicle. You are going to be in line trying to get off and air up your vehicle. By the time you manage
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Tow Boat Us Putting In Work This Past Week

Over the weekend a boat beached on the north side of Indian River Inlet. Tow Boat US was on scene to yank her off the sand. It doesn't take long for those boys to get a boat off a beach and is a neat process to watch. They have been busy the past week even with a water rescue of two swimmers. Also participating in water rescue training
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Check Out The Baby Ospreys

Osprey eggs near Cape Henlopen State Park have hatched. People can watch the osprey nest near cape henlopen state park. The baby ospreys recently hatched. Now watch them grow to maturity, see the parents feed them, the whole nine. It is kind of addicting. I'm watching the parents feed the chicks right now. Friends of Cape
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Horseshoe Crab Harpies Are Taking Flight

Move over Murder Hornets and Baskin Bees, The Horsehsoe Crab Harpies Are Back Coming up in July, the things nightmares are made of for surf anglers and early morning beach walkers. The horseshoe crab harpies are emerging. Once they have laid their eggs, some of the larger old females develop their wings. They then fly off and protect the
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DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series Day Two, Week Three

Day Two of week three of DSF’s Summer Surf Fishing Slam Series. The card for today is the Three of Clubs. Results for the last two weeks are now on the website.Check out our sponsors, Fishbites  and DS Custom Tackle. They donated a ton of gear and bait packages for prizes. Despite the wind this is great weather for June. Rain chances the rest
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