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Fishing Delaware

EZFishing brings you Delaware's most comprehensive list of fishing locations, providing interactive maps that show each location's GPS coordinates, nearby facilities (like restaurants, gas stations, marinas and fishing shops), their current and forecasted weather and, if available, their water conditions.

Registered users can rate fishing locations, post their personal/public notes and also tag them with information about fish species generally caught there as well as the most common and effective fishing techniques.

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Delaware Fishing Resources

Fishing regulations and licensing, guides/outfitter services and local fishing clubs in Delaware.

Delaware Fishing Regulations

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Delaware Fishing License

Purchasing a fishing license you are helping to preserve the environment and also ensure that future generations can enjoy fishing as you are. Among other things, your fishing license fees support fisheries and hatcheries management, education programs about fishing and conservation, protection of endangered species.

Here it is where you can get your fishing license.

Links to Delaware Government Agencies

Here are a few websites of Delaware's agencies involved in regulation and conservation.

Delaware Fishing News

Check out what is the latest fishing buzz in Delaware.

  • The Fishing Line June 6
  • Drum fishing “remains good in the Delaware Bay” in the North Cape May area where some stripers are also mixed in. Slaughter Beach on the Delaware Side was another good area. Tommy Ciocco had a 52 pounder while Luca Mazzille caught a 37 pounder.
  • Cape May County Herald Newspapers
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  • 6/6/2018 10:43:00 PM
  • Leaser Lake a muskies hot spot
  • Others the club has released fish into include Tuscarora Lake in Schuylkill County, Kaercher Creek Lake in Berks County and Lake Nockamixon in Bucks County, as well as the Lehigh, Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. “As a club, we have raised over $100,000 ...
  • The Morning Call
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  • 6/1/2018 9:28:00 PM
  • June begins with some 50-pound striper
  • He said he had five on board, and they limited out with "all nice fish." Cope has also been slamming black drumfish in the Delaware Bay. He said that Delaware Bay favorite has been "holding up" well. He has been able to get clam for bait. Mike O'Neill had
  • The Press of Atlantic City
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  • 6/1/2018 9:24:00 PM
  • Fishing in New Jersey is red hot! (Watch)
  • New Jersey has roughly 141 miles of coastline and that's not including the open waters of the Delaware Bay and the hundreds of miles of shoreline along the smaller bays in the Garden State. Saltwater fishing is hot right now. The striped bass run is in ...
  • WKXW
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  • 5/31/2018 2:41:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line May 30
  • Sterling Harbor Bait and Tackle reports “some of the best fishing of the season” despite the rainy weather. Drum “lit up” the Delaware Bay off of North Cape May. Large striped bass were also being caught along the bay shore area on lures and bait.
  • Cape May County Herald Newspapers
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  • 5/30/2018 8:07:00 PM
  • DNREC Invites Anglers to Fish for Free June 2-3
  • DELAWARE-- In honor of National Fishing and Boating Week, DNREC's Division of Fish & Wildlife is inviting anglers to fish, crab, and clam in any Delaware water for free on Saturday and Sunday, June 2 and 3. During those two days, out-of-state and in-state
  • WBOC
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  • 5/30/2018 6:17:00 PM
  • Summer Trout Fishing in New York
  • Trout fishing in this region both starts and ends with the Beaver Kill. This waterway emanates in the mountains of Hardenburgh and flows 40-plus miles to the East Branch Delaware River. Sections known as upper and lower become so at the confluence of the .
  • Game & Fish
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  • 5/30/2018 5:57:00 PM
  • Questlove to appear at opening of Fish Tank, a beer garden at Fillmore
  • The city’s beer garden crop keeps growing. A collaboration among Fillmore Philadelphia, Punch Line Philadelphia, and Philadelphia Distilling — all of whom share a complex off Delaware Avenue in Fishtown — will yield a weekend-only beer garden called ...
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  • 5/29/2018 3:12:00 PM
  • Summer flounder season off to terrific start
  • Black drumfish have gotten active in Delaware Bay and elsewhere. That fishery should build toward peak on the full moon. Sterling Harbor Marina in Wildwood weighed in a couple of beefy drum recently. Luca Mazzille, of Port Republic, hauled in a 37-pounder
  • The Press of Atlantic City
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  • 5/29/2018 5:09:00 AM
  • The Fishing Line May 23
  • It’s that time where everyone is getting into the swing of the season. Let’s see what we have. The lower portion of the Delaware Bay has been the hot area of the weekend. Lots of pictures of drum fish have come in. The Cape May Lady got out and did her ...
  • Cape May County Herald Newspapers
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  • 5/23/2018 7:43:00 PM
  • DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 30
  • DOVER – To achieve public compliance with laws and regulations through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 5/12/2018 2:45:00 AM
  • New York DEC and Trout Unlimited Work to Improve Aquatic Habitats
  • DEC habitat staff can construct these units for a fraction of the cost of purchasing one. The “in-house” units that were deployed on multiple tributaries to the West Branch of the Delaware River last fall worked well. Staff plan to tag fish in late May.
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  • 5/11/2018 5:58:00 AM
  • Prehistoric Monster Fish Found Washed Ashore On N.J. Beach
  • Almost like an armor plating.” A century ago there was a huge fishery for sturgeon along the Delaware River revolving around harvesting of the eggs for caviar. The population declined drastically, and since 1998 there has been a moratorium on harvesting ..
  • CBS New York
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  • 5/8/2018 8:58:00 AM
  • Team Shirey Wins Cabela's King Kat at Rocky Fork
  • They landed 12 fish for the day and also reported an early bite that ended about 11 am. Shawn Dauphin from Delaware, OH and Craig Williams from Tiffin, OH trailed the second-place team by just 0.1 pounds. Their 50.9 pounds was good for third place and ...
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  • 5/8/2018 5:38:00 AM
  • Some decent bluefish arrive in South Jersey
  • They were all short bass, under the 28-inch minimum. Oddly, the black drumfish bite seems to have slowed in Delaware Bay. Sea bass can be targeted starting May 15 in New Jersey, according to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Interstate ...
  • The Press of Atlantic City
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  • 5/5/2018 5:17:00 AM
  • American shad hit by leech infestation this year
  • (Bill Gordon / Special to The Morning Call) Mark DemkoSpecial to The Morning Call Anglers fishing for American shad on the Delaware and other Mid-Atlantic region rivers have encountered a “sticky” situation this spring as some of the fish they’re ...
  • The Morning Call
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  • 5/2/2018 11:54:00 PM
  • Millville man catches 38.5-inch striper in Delaware Bay
  • We have a couple of promising reports from Delaware Bay. One was from Cliff Higbee at Higbee’s Marina in Fortescue. Cliff said Friday the first two black drumfish of the season were caught from the beach there. One went 21 inches and the other 28, so ...
  • The Press of Atlantic City
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  • 4/27/2018 8:39:00 PM
  • Shad contest on Delaware to feature record payout and number of anglers
  • A record number of fishermen will descend on the Delaware River the next several days to participate in the annual shad fishing contest. A record number of fishermen will descend on the Delaware River the next several days to participate in the annual shad
  • The Morning Call
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  • 4/25/2018 7:59:00 PM
  • Team Trainor wins Cabela's King Kat Tournament on Delaware River
  • Louisville, KY – Catfish anglers from three states traveled to the Delaware River for Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail Local Event. The catfish teams gathered at Chester, PA to test their catfishing skills against other anglers and Mother Nature.
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  • 4/24/2018 7:26:00 AM

Delaware Guides/Outfitters

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Delaware Fishing Clubs

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