Weekend fishing update
Apr24

Weekend fishing update

  Just a heads up but for this report to make more sense, you have to have read this one … Gator Blues Invade Delaware Yesterday was crazy in the surf.  I haven’t seen anything like that  in a long time.  Bluefish one after another up to thirteen pounds.  The fish would come in you would see a rod bend at the beginning of the beach and it would domino all the way down.  The day before this lasted for about three or...

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Gator blues have invaded Delaware
Apr22

Gator blues have invaded Delaware

  You always hear about that one time your friends caught an epic blitz or run of fish.  You know how it goes, you miss the trip and then your phone rings or you hear about it later.   Luckily today I got there in time to witness the bluefish hammering lines left and right.  I am also kicking myself for not getting up earlier, but such is life at times.  Alex, Randy, and Jim were on the beach today at Broadkill and they were just...

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Big blues are here
Apr21

Big blues are here

  Well that didn’t take long, while I was writing about fishing the folks lucky enough to be out there today, were banging up thirty inch bluefish.  Ethan Henry hit a nice blue from the surf at Beach Plum Island around noon.  Meanwhile John Stringham caught a blue from the Indian River inlet today on Bucktails at about the same time.  This was one of a few that came over the rail.  When the birds started working the fish...

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Time to start banging the drum and wake up the blues
Apr21

Time to start banging the drum and wake up the blues

  It was a great weekend for fishing, the pictures on the Facebook page look like a what’s what of life on in our waters.  Only thing missing is a  picture of a drum and bluefish, but I have seen pictures of a black drum at Assateague and several from the back bays of Atlantic City.  The black Drum are showing up in the Delaware bay, a few according to the  boys at Dan’s Tackle box, have been caught near Braodkill...

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Rosedale Beach boat ramp to remain open during repairs
Apr20

Rosedale Beach boat ramp to remain open during repairs

Rosedale Beach boat ramp to remain open during repairs, replacement of damaged floating courtesy docks   DOVER (April 20, 2015) – Due to extensive winter ice damage to the existing wooden floating courtesy docks at the Rosedale beach boat ramp near Millsboro, the ramp’s docking capacity has been unavoidably reduced, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today. One set of the damaged floating docks has been removed due...

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Pending New Jersey Tautog Record
Apr18

Pending New Jersey Tautog Record

  Yesterday a pending state record tautog was brought to the dock in Cape May, New Jersey.   Frank LaMorte  was fishing with Capt. Tom Daffin of the Fishin’ Fever IV out of Cape May.  He caught the tautog in 130 feet of water with a white leg crab.  The fish measured in at 33 inches and weighed  25.37 pounds on the scales at Jim’s Bait and Tackle in Cap May.  The previous record in New Jersey was set in Ocean City at 25...

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