August’s Full moon
Aug28

August’s Full moon

  This Saturday will be the closest the moon has been to the earth this year.  August’s full moon is a perigee full moon this means the moon will be nearest to the earth in its orbit.  This has become known as a super moon and it can affect tides more drastically than normal full moons.  There will be two more of these moons in September and October.  Different native american tribes had names for August’s full moon....

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Nine arrested in connection with vandalism at Woodland Beach
Aug28

Nine arrested in connection with vandalism at Woodland Beach

Nine arrested in connection with vandalism at Woodland Beach on Aug. 26   DOVER (Aug. 28, 2015) – DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers Thursday arrested five adults and four juveniles in connection with the vandalism of a porta potty in the public fishing pier parking lot at Woodland Beach after hours on Aug. 26. John D. Moss, 21, of Hartly, Timothy A. Dixon Jr., 18, of Felton, and Shane T....

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Weekend Outlook for Fishing
Aug27

Weekend Outlook for Fishing

  I would like to start this report with a plea for everyone to start getting involved in the fishery issues and regulations.  I always hear people talk about the days of old and how the fishing was awesome and how much they would catch and kill.  I rarely hear people say it was our fault we caught and killed too many fish. Though some do admit to this possibility, I honestly believe that the past fishing practices is the reason...

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Council to Hold Scoping Hearings for Action on Unmanaged Forage Species
Aug27

Council to Hold Scoping Hearings for Action on Unmanaged Forage Species

In case you are wondering why this is important.  With heavier regulations on catch totals, there are people within the industry that may look to start harvesting forage species that are unregulated for fish meal and oil, in fact some are already considering this option.  By regulating these species now, we can protect them for the future.  Also with reductions in catches such as flounder and striped bass, once those stocks start to...

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Vandals at Woodland Beach Sought
Aug26

Vandals at Woodland Beach Sought

    Delaware Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police needs your assistance identifying the subjects pictured below at Woodland Beach Wildlife Area parking lot.   In the incident, which occurred last night between 11:00pm 8/25/2015 & 12:15am 8/26/2015, the Porta-Pots were over-turned.  This area has been plagued with ongoing Trespassing After Hours, Disorderly Conduct, Criminal Mischief, Destruction of State Property...

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Weakfish Tagging Project
Aug25

Weakfish Tagging Project

A few weeks ago Dewayne Fox of Delaware State Universality contacted me asking if we knew of anyone that could  help tag weakfish.  He and I both agreed we would have better chances of tagging a unicorn or an alien.   Granted there are weakfish around, but targeting them like in the days of old is a thing of the past.  The researchers,  Jacob Krasue and his technician Cameron Luck tried fishing for them a few weeks ago but with no...

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