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Finding The Cuts

One of the most difficult things to locate is a good cut in the Delaware surf. They are usually subtle,and there are several distinct cuts that many know the location. The "cut" is the area where water that is pushed across two sandbars drains back into the ocean. Between the sandbars. Reading the beach at Cape Henlopen State Park
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Reading The Beach To Fish

(2013) ... Today after work I went to the point in Cape Henlopen State Park.  The beach there is all carved up and washed out, but that is actually a helpful tool for any angler.  During the dead low tide you could see all of the mini sandbars and cuts.  These will move as the beach fills in, but it was neat to see what the bottom of the ocean
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Kalmar Nyckel Will Not Be Returning To Lewes … Again

Last year we didn't get to see the Kalmar Nyckel, which is a common site when we are fishing the point after it opens in September.  Every year in August Delaware’s tall ship, the Kalmar Nyckel comes to Lewes and offers tours sailing around the area.  Last year she didn't come due to the finger pier dock at the Lewes Terminal where…
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The Haystacks Were Hovering Today

When I looked down the beach today the ice breakers or haystacks looked really tall, too tall. The ships in the background were floating, and the Jersey coat was floating. It was cool to see this mirage today while I was exploring and hunting for a bird picture. I swear trying to find a bird is just as bad as trying to find a…
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Striped Bass, They Need Your Help

Many have been saying this for the last several years. We are seeing less and less striped bass catches, this year being no exception. Some keep saying that the fish are all in the EEZ (exclusive economic zone), or my favorite "The fish are in the EEZ because they know we can't catch them there". Yes there are a lot of fish out in the EEZ, but they…
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ASMFC Indefinitely Postpones Action on VA Compliance with Atlantic Menhaden Amendment 3 Chesapeake Bay Reduction Fishery Cap

Arlington, VA – The Commission’s Atlantic Menhaden Management Board postponed indefinitely action to find the Commonwealth of Virginia out of compliance with the provisions of Amendment 3 to the Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden, specifically the Commonwealth’s failure to implement the Chesapeake Bay reduction fishery cap of 51,000 mt.…
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ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Board Approves Status Quo Measures for 2019 Recreational Black Sea Bass Fishery

Arlington, VA – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board approved status quo measures for the 2019 black sea bass recreational fishery (see Table 1). This action is based on the recommendations of its Technical Committee, which found that status quo measures are not likely to exceed…
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