Earth Day 2020

Muir, Leopold, Carson, the three most important environmental writers in history. I’d argue Dr. Seuss was more influential than those three, but, whatever. I’m not one of them, nor am I the Lorax, I do, however, keep a field journal and every now and then, I share some of those entries. This was today’s. Earth Day 2020 ... Andrew Hansen I
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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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Coast Guard Is Placing Aids To Navigation

The Inland Bays, and other Delaware waterways will be marked with the seasonal buoys (aids to navigation) this week. There are a few issues the Coast Guard has to check with shoaling. Some areas may not be marked or navigable. We will have that update as soon as the crews are done. The Coast Guard crews have to mark the newly dredged
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The Lyrids Are Firing Up

The Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks This week Aprils’s shooting stars, the Lyrid meteors tend to be bright and often leave trails and is active each year from about April 16 to the 25th.  You should be able to see about ten to twelve meteors per hour at the peak, which is on the early mornings of the 22nd into the 23rd.  Sometimes a rare surge will
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Surf Fishing After The Storm

A little during and after the storms yesterday we hit the beach. We ran south to Faithful Steward to get away from the storm edge if only for a minute. No one was out there which we expected. The beach is sloped or cut off with a ledge be careful before sunrise or at night. The surf zone is wide with a tide pool and sand bar. You'll need
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Tornado Watch

Round two of storms are incoming with a tornado watch and coastal flooding. If you don't need to go outside don't, if you live near trees stay as far away as possible. There are a lot of trees down and branches flying through the air. If you have to drive take routes that stay away from forests. I live in the woods, it is pretty crazy
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Osprey Nest Building On Easter Sunday

We were on the beach surf fishing Easter morning feeding the fish a lot of sand fleas, well before dark. The sunrise was gorgeous as all Delaware sunrises are at the beach, unique and beautiful. Not long after the sun rose, the dolphins showed up and the fish stopped stealing our bait. That's when this osprey swooped in through the dune
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York Crossing Air Station Update

The Delaware State Park Maintenance crew fixed the York Crossing air station today in Fenwick Island State Park. It works even better now, I think they put in a new compressor. Kudos to the park crew for fixing this on Easter Sunday of all days. DSF ... "Hey thank you guys for doing this on a Sunday and Easter Sunday to boot! We really
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