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striped bass

Fly tying with Jello

Written in 2015, but thought we would share this again.  Ever use Jello to dye feathers? Yup, you read that correctly.  Now I am sure you are thinking, you can't even glue snot to Jello, much less tie it up or put it on a hook.  So how do you tie flies with Jello?  Shawn Rakes showed me a book this Saturday (2015) at the Saltwater Fly…
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Striped Bass Action is Heating up in Delaware

The spring run is definitely underway.  Of course that depends on what you consider the run.  If you base it on the larger part of the Atlantic migratory fish being in your area in full force, then that has certainly not happened yet, but the run has begun.  Residential fish have been on the move and active for the past couple of…
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The Spring Run has Sprung in Delaware

Opening day for trout was exciting for all and great fishing for some.  As usual like any opening day across the country people, were lined up to catch fish.  White clay creek was packed on both sides.  In the more popular fishing areas.  Funny thing is with any opening day you can always venture away from the crowds and do much…
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First Fishing Report for the 2015 season

Well we have thawed out and the fish are starting to get anxious as much as the anglers.  This time of year bloodworms are your best bait choices.  Chartreuse is always a great spring color with a little pink in the mix.  White perch and catfish action has been hot up and down the Delaware river areas.  Augustine and Dobbinsville…
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Crab Pot season is over and striped bass season is slow

Weill it is December first and it is sixty degrees outside, merry flip flop weather.  Crab pot season has ended and they need to be removed from the waters.  This is a great day to clean and repair your crab pots.  Check the turtle guards if they need replacing.  A pressure washer works great when the pots are still wet from soaking…
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Thanksgiving eve fishing conditions

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yv0Q96cMhs4 Well first it was cold and we were all like, this is horrible, then it hit seventy degrees and we were all like, it's too hot.  Now it is gale force winds, raining and the waves are gi-mungous.  The fishing has been very random for keepers from boat and especially the surf. Basically non…
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Frigid fishing

This fishing report is brought to you by Techno Goober in Lewes, DE.  They are the best in the business for all your web service needs.  It is ridiculous cold out today in the twenties.  The thermometer is hiding under the house and won't come out till spring.  After the weekend we will be back in the 60's I'm going to explode from…
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Striped Bass and Gator Blues in the House

That title is either a quick fishing report or the next band line up at your favorite watering hole.  Well if you haven't heard by now, we have big migratory striped bass in the Delaware Bay and big slammer, gator bluefish.  The bass showed up after or during the nor'easter.  No one knows exactly when, since no one was fishing the bay…
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