Sunday Funday

 

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Sunrise before the storm at Coin Beach … Amy Baldwin

The kingfish have been hitting well in the surf on bloodworms, as well as fishbites bloodworm or crab formula.  Some small blues were hitting cut bait on top and bottom rigs and mullet rigs.  This was early morning on the outgoing tide.  Into and out of slack tide, the fishing shut down at Herring point.  We did hook into a huge smooth ray.   Scott and I were trying to hit the second trough with a four ounce jig.   On the retrieve this ray slammed the jig and soft plastic.  It felt like I snagged a truck at first then it started moving.  I handed the rod off to young Aiden as soon as we could and he got the thrill of fighting one of these beasts.  The steel leader popped in the wash and the ray swam away.  It was a thrill for Aiden he will never forget.  The kid loves to fish.

 

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Sunrise Rainbow at Coin Beach … Amy Baldwin

Andy Hess caught an eighteen inch Flounder in the surf on fishbites with a top and bottom rig.  You can’t make that stuff up.  Some decent flounder were caught in the Lewes canal.

The weather the next two days will be so so but the fishing should be decent.  Less people on the beach so less lines in the water and less people swimming.

Have a safe rest of the weekend.  We will have a full report up later today.   Lot of good offshore action too.

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Fish On!!

Rich King

From the NWS … 

Today
Showers likely, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Independence Day
A chance of showers after 11am. Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Monday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Cloudy, with a low around 72. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

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