Fishing is getting better in Delaware
Mar26

Fishing is getting better in Delaware

  Fishing was picking up until the cold snap and then picked up again.  Hoping this rainy warm weather will help bring the temperatures back up.  Masseys Landing has been hitting as high as forty eight degrees today and as low as thirty nine degrees the past few days.  You have to remember that at low tide the back bays are at their highest temperature and the lowest temperature is during the incoming tide.  The colder ocean...

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Delaware’s Live Release Citation Program – A Catch and Release Alternative
Mar26

Delaware’s Live Release Citation Program – A Catch and Release Alternative

Delaware’s Live Release Citation Program – A Catch and Release Alternative Bob Jones With weather conditions finally starting to improve, it shouldn’t be long before local catch reports improve and area tackle shops will experience a sharp increase in the number of fish being weighed for state citation awards.  But, while many fishermen prefer the traditional weigh-in method of qualifying their trophy fish for a state citation award,...

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Spring Snow Showers
Mar20

Spring Snow Showers

    Today was the first official day of spring, annnnnnnnnnd … it snowed.  You have to love mother Nature she can be rather fickle.  Oh well, soon enough it will be blazing hot and we can all wish for snow.  The trout fishing at Tidbury and Newton ponds has been decent enough.  The ponds were restocked on Thursday and there was a decent crowd waiting on the truck.  While the boys stocked the pond, the anglers were in a...

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Piping Plovers Have Arrived In Delaware
Mar16

Piping Plovers Have Arrived In Delaware

  I hear it all the time, no one likes the fact beaches are closed for a “stupid bird.”  My answer is usually … it is the stupidity of humans and their destruction of the environments as to why we have these protection laws.  Regardless of your feelings of protecting endangered species, Delaware is required to shut down specific amounts of beach area to protect these nesting shore birds.  A few piping plovers...

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First Fishing Report for the 2015 season
Mar13

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 have been producing well on bloods.  Fishbites won’t work until the water gets warmer.  The...

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Delaware Trout Ponds are Stocked for Saturday
Mar12

Delaware Trout Ponds are Stocked for Saturday

  Today Mac Davis and I went to Newton Pond in Greenwood and filmed Mark Zimmermann a Environmental Scientist for DNREC, Garry Glanden, Darryl “Gonzo” Harris, and Jerry Parker stock the pond with rainbow trout for the upcoming opening trout pond season that opens Saturday.  They informed us that Tidbury Pond was over eighty percent covered with ice, but it seemed to be thin and hopefully the coming rain will help melt...

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