Check and Secure Your Boats

This pontoon is jammed up on a pier in White House beach off Long Neck Road.  Fishing Kev said it looked like a rope snapped.  He and some friends will see if they can fix this for the owner later when the tide comes back up if the boat floats back off the pier, good looking out for a neighbor.  Check your boats gang, if you are out of town…
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The Beaches Are Closed To Swimming

The Rehoboth beach patrol has been drilling this morning, tuning their skills in the rough seas.  People were encouraged to enter the ocean near lifeguards all week and a few days the beaches were shut down to swimming due to heavy waves and rip currents.  Today was no exception the waves are just too dangerous for people to swim.  …
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North East Winds Will Continue Into October

There is a Coastal Flood Advisory until September 28, 01:00 AM EDT, I imagine that will be moved up a few days as the week progresses.   The winds have been heavy for the past week and will continue into next weekend.  We are looking at upwards of twelve foot seas on Thursday.  The winds will be a steady fifteen miles per hour and…
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Heavy Tides and Local Flooding

The water has been reaching the dune bases on all beaches at high tide, be careful if you are heading to the beach.  The next few days you can expect the water to be a bit higher due to the full super bloodmoon.  The moon will appear to be full for the next three days but tonight is the start of the actual full moon.  Local flooding…
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The Bloodmoon Cometh

We will be treated to a bloodmoon on Sunday night.  The full moon of September is also what has become known as a supermoon.  The moon is in perigee and is closer to the earth than normal in its orbit so it appears larger.  The Earth will pass between the moon and the sun and a lunar eclipse will occur.  At the peak of the eclipse the moon will…
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Get HOOKED On Local Seafood

Earlier this month at the World Seafood Conference held in the UK, one of the main topics was responsible sourcing. Seafood companies around the world are trying to implement a "code of ethics" to help eliminate such issues as slavery and labor brokering currently used to drive down the prices of seafood. This is happening in many countries…
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Changes In Recreational Black Sea Bass Season

Delaware adopts date changes in recreational black sea bass season DOVER (Sept. 23, 2015) – DNREC Secretary David Small has signed a Secretary’s Order that formally adopts an open season for Delaware’s recreational black sea bass fishery that ran May 15 through Sept. 21, and from Oct. 22 through Dec. 31. The changes keep Delaware’s…
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Coastal Storm Hits Friday

We have a major storm a comin' starting Friday.  If the winds the last few days were uncomfortable, wait till you see the weekend.  We are looking at gusts upwards of 45 MPH.  Coastal flooding is definitely possible.  Oak Orchard has flooded the past few days at Chiefs Road, which is normal for that area, but a good indication of more…
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Delaware found in Non Compliance For American Eel

Not long ago we put up a report that Delaware could be found in noncompliance for the American Eel, well it happened.  Quick summary ... Delaware is in noncompliance and we will not be allowed to harvest  any American eels starting March 18th 2016.  Eels will need to be immediately released as soon as they are caught.  The entire …
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