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ASMFC Atlantic Herring Board Approves Draft Addendum II for Public Comment Draft Addendum Considers Measures to Protect Spawning Herring in Area 1A

Arlington, VA – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s Atlantic Herring Management Board approved Draft Addendum II to Amendment 3 of the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Herring for public comment. The Draft Addendum proposes options to strengthen spawning protections in Area 1A (inshore Gulf of Maine). This action…
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DNREC to hold open houses Feb. 25, 26, and 27 seeking public input on preliminary recommendations from the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee

DOVER (Feb. 5, 2019) – Delaware’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) will hold three public open houses in February, seeking input on preliminary recommendations made by the Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act Regulatory Advisory Committee.    The Coastal Zone Conversion Permit Act requires DNREC to develop and…
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Whale Washes Up In Cape Henlopen State Park

   A couple of weekends ago when the weather was really frigid and the seas were rough from the winds.  An adult pygmy sperm whale washed up on the beach in Cape Henlopen State park not far from the point on the ocean-side.  Art Sullivan took a bunch of pictures and contacted MERR after they found the whale.  Art Sullivan ... "We found it not too…
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Baker’s Channel and Massey’s Ditch at Low Tide

 Driscoll Drones took more aerial shots and video today of the Masseys Ditch and Baker's Channel area of Rehoboth Bay along the backside of Lynch's Thicket Island at low tide.  "The tide was still trickling out" ..  Chris Driscoll.    He starts with the Charles W Cullen bridge and Burtons Island in the background, where Baker's…
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Local Tackle Shop Auctioning Off Entire Inventory

Emmert Auction Associates announced last week they are auctioning off the contents of a local tackle shop  Bills Sport Shop located at 18388 coastal highway.  Saturday February 2nd from 9:30 am to when they are finished.  I would be prepared to spend most of the day there.  You can preview the merchandise starting at 9 am on Saturday.  …
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Indian River Marina Abandoned Boat Auction

 There is a online auction for abandoned boats at the Indian River Marina.  The auction is active now and opening bids are starting at $25.00 on US GovBid.  If you are not registered to bid with their service online just sing up and pay the registration fee.  It can take a couple of days to get approved.  The online auction closes February 7 at 7…
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You Instagram Girls Need To Stop

Not long ago a friend tagged me in a post of a girl sitting on the edge of the Charles W Cullen bridge (The Indian River Inlet Bridge).  She was posing and taking selfies.  Now we all like to take our craziest or favorite selfie once in a while, even made a game of sorts out of it online.  Anyone read about the bikini hiker that died taking a…
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