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Summer comes to an end but the fishing continues

The summer season is almost over, and the fishing has not changed much.  There are still plenty of flounder showing up at the Old Grounds.   The Indian River Inlet has been decent for flounder, the incoming tide has been better than the outgoing.  Massey's Landing has seen some nice ones pulled from the ditch.  Gulp (chartreuse) on speck rigs,…
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Piping plover chicks hatch at Gordons Pond

Piping plover chicks hatch at Gordons Pond  From DNREC .... LEWES (June 18, 2013) – On June 12, four piping plover chicks hatched from the sole nest this year at Gordons Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park. Both adults were seen with the chicks that afternoon. Over at the Point, three pairs of plovers have set up foraging territories along…
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Life is a beach, fish it!

The summer temperatures are finally upon us and so are the bugs.  With the wind blowing across the dunes it has been a tad buggy on most beaches.  The Delaware bay beaches more so than anywhere.  That doesn't stop people from fishing.  The surf has been producing kingfish, croakers, spot, ling/spotted hake, shad, flounder, striped bass,…
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Bluefish, striped, bass, and flounder in Delaware’s surf

Yesterday morning I was setting up to help a buddy of mine install replacement windows.  Then the phone stats blowing up.  I was sent a picture of Ray Hibbbs holding the 41 inch striped bass he caught in the surf at Beach Plum Island.  The next series of pictures and texts were driving me nuts.  DSF in the surf ... "More fish, and do we post…
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Striped bass, kingfish, and spiny dogfish in the surf

Well we had an awesome weekend in Delaware fishing.  The blue crabs have started moving around, showing up in crab pots, and clamming is still excellent.  The striped bass are starting to move around and show up in the surf.  These are our resident bass that are schooling, and getting ready to head up north as migratory striped bass.  Not all…
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Flounder have arrived striped bass are soon to run

It has been an eventful few days.  I met CJ of Striper King Gear on Beach Plum Island the other night for some surf fishing and chillaxing in the sand.  He was grilling chicken and taters and they were excellent.  I was torturing everyone on the DSF Facebook page with food and grill pictures.  The weather was gorgeous for a few days, and felt…
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DNREC … Harvesting river herring is prohibited

Anglers reminded that harvesting river herring is prohibited DOVER (April 4, 2013) – DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife reminds recreational anglers and commercial watermen that harvest or possession of river herring, a popular baitfish, is illegal in Delaware. Anglers must have a valid receipt from a state or jurisdiction where…
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Delaware Surf Fishing Augustine Beach and Woodland Pier

This report is dedicated to the men and women of our armed forces.  Thank you all for what you do, and the sacrifices you make. Monday CJ Jarrell of Striper King Gear also DSF Pro Staff, Kristen Kemper our Chica In the Surf also DSF Pro Staff, Ashley LeCates, Dave LeCates, Bill Miller, and myself  headed north to Augustine Beach.  Several…
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