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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

Are you familiar with the fishing regulation in Delaware?
It is never a bad idea to check it again before your next outing.


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.

  • 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.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/24/2018 7:26:00 AM
  • 3 sentenced for eel poaching and selling
  • Massachusetts only has a fishery for older eels, those larger than 9 inches, as do Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. As prices and competition for licenses in Maine have climbed, poachers have come to Massachusetts to catch the elvers and bring them back to
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 4/23/2018 4:09:00 PM
  • Fishing’s tricky in storms but they always eat
  • We keep hopping from one nor’easter storm to the next, and that wind. Heavy snow up north is affecting shad fishing in the Delaware River. The recent rains swelled up creeks and made fishing a little tricky, but if you put in the time you could catch.
  • Delaware State News
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  • 3/14/2018 11:34:00 PM
  • New York: Trout Fishery Meeting Rescheduled Due to Inclement Weather
  • The new meeting date to outline plans for upcoming fisheries work on the Upper Delaware River system will be announced in the coming weeks. Additional information from previous notice: The Upper Delaware River system is made up of two tailwater rivers ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/14/2018 4:16:00 AM
  • Dispute over stocking trout in streams roils agency
  • Feelings among anglers vary. John Pedrick, president of the Delaware River Fishermen’s Association and a former waterways conservation officer for the commission, said he was not in favor of the increase because he preferred an alternative solution.
  • The Republic
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  • 3/13/2018 4:42:00 PM
  • New York: Upper Delaware River Fishery Meeting Today (March 13) in Hancock
  • DEC will be conducting a public meeting on Tuesday, March 13 to discuss plans for upcoming fisheries work on the Upper Delaware system. The meeting will be held at the Hancock High School, 67 Education Lane, Hancock NY from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Additional .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/13/2018 6:32:00 AM
  • Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission trying to get more kids fishing
  • The centers, essentially a van and a boat for on-the-water-experiences, will travel to events and programs throughout Philadelphia, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties. Kralik said the PFBC and Texas-based Fishing’s Future are the only ...
  • The Morning Call
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  • 3/12/2018 8:02:00 PM
  • Elver fishermen expect high price as stocks dry up
  • Massachusetts only has a fishery for older eels, those larger than 9 inches, as do Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. Elvers sold for about $1,300 per pound at the docks last year, about on par with an ounce of gold, and are already one of the most ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/12/2018 6:29:00 PM
  • DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Feb. 26
  • 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 ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 3/9/2018 9:37:00 PM
  • 100K gallons of manure spill into Pa. waterway, killing fish
  • The reservoir supplies drinking water to people in Chester and Delaware counties. The department says the dead fish were found in Williams Run. It says there has been no negative effect to the water quality in the reservoir.
  • The Patriot-News
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  • 3/8/2018 1:58:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line March 7
  • Recently I received a press release from the state concerning the easing of consumption advisories for certain fish caught in the lower Delaware River and the Delaware Bay. A highlight of this release is the removal of all advisories for the consumption of
  • Cape May County Herald Newspapers
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  • 3/7/2018 8:14:00 PM
  • AWEA releases video of fish feeding at America’s 1st offshore wind farm
  • and the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW), based at the University of Delaware, released a new video today that features never-before-seen underwater footage of fish feeding at America’s first offshore wind farm, as well as testimonials from ...
  • RealEstateRama
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  • 3/1/2018 5:29:00 PM
  • Left to Louisiana’s Tides, a Village Fights for Time
  • In all, more than 2,000 square miles, an expanse larger than the state of Delaware, have disappeared since 1932. Out toward the horizon, a fishing village appears on a fingerling of land, tenuously gripping the banks of a bending bayou. It sits defenseless
  • The New York Times
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  • 2/24/2018 6:41:00 PM
  • Delaware relaxes fish consumption advisories amid clean-up
  • WILMINGTON, Del. — Delaware officials have relaxed several fish consumption advisories after learning that concentrations of toxic chemicals are decreasing in a variety of species, including striped bass and bluefish. The News Journal reports that years ..
  • WRAL
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  • 2/23/2018 11:21:00 AM
  • Delaware relaxes fish consumption advisories amid clean-up
  • Delaware officials have relaxed several fish consumption advisories after learning that concentrations of toxic chemicals are decreasing in a variety of species, including striped bass and bluefish. The News Journal reports that years of statewide ...
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 2/22/2018 7:15:00 PM
  • Fish caught in Delaware waters are safer to eat
  • Throughout the state, ominous signs on the banks of rivers, ponds, and creeks warn people that they should limit how many locally caught fish they eat for the sake of their health. Now it appears that years of statewide contamination clean-up efforts are .
  • DelmarvaNow
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  • 2/21/2018 10:18:00 PM
  • NJ DEP Makes Changes to Fish Consumption Rules
  • The State Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has eased consumption advisories on certain fish caught in the Lower Delaware River and Delaware Bay. On Tuesday, February 20th, the New Jersey DEP announced the changes saying it is an indication of .
  • SNJ Today
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  • 2/21/2018 7:49:00 PM

Delaware Guides/Outfitters

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Delaware Fishing Clubs

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