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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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Delaware Fishing Update

So the latest news is ABC is going to launch a show called Murder Town and shoot it in Wilmington, DE.  Not sure how I feel about that, on the one hand you could just rebroadcast the daily news, or maybe it will be a decent show, thankfully I don't watch much TV.  Well except the walking Dead.   People on the internet are up in arms…
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Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier Will Reopen Friday

The other day I saw park officials and the construction crews chatting on the Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier.  I dropped by to see how the work is progressing, after I fished the point on opening day.  I am very happy to report that the first phase of the Fishing Pier repairs has been completed and the pier will open Friday at 4:30 PM.  A…
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Summer Fishing abides

Temperatures are back on the rise both air and water, quickly too I might add.  Masseys landing water temps have been steadily jumping up as well as the surrounding waters.  Summer is definitely in full force.  Now we get to worry about things like humidity and flies.  Crabbing is getting better with the increasing temperatures.  Pot…
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MONKEYSEA’S BLACK ‘N BLUEFISH

MONKEYSEA’S BLACK ‘N BLUEFISH Bob Jones With chopper blues making an unusual inshore appearance this spring, you might be looking for a new recipe that will work with fillets that tend to be a bit on the oily side.  One of my favorite recipes for bluefish is borrowed from the Caribbean, where hot and spicy are standard fare. 4 fresh…
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Here’s Your 2015 Blue Rocks

Here’s Your 2015 Blue Rocks By ....  Tim Sullivan There is nothing better than the beginning of Baseball Season and recently our local team has been forgotten. The Wilmington Blue Rocks have compiled a record of 6-7 going into tonight’s game. Dwindling ticket sales and lack of playoff appearances have contributed to the…
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