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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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Find any of the 766 locations currently available in EZFishing database, to check fishing reports, maps, directions, weather and water conditions.


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.

  • Delaware: Tidal Finfish Advisory Council Meets Today (Jan. 17) in Dover
  • DOVER – Delaware’s Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901. The Council will discuss changes to finfish regulations, recent actions affecting Delaware ...
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  • 1/17/2018 8:02:00 AM
  • Marlborough (MA) Fly Fishing Show Jan. 19-21
  • Tips and Tactics for Fishing the Delaware, The Minipi – Where Giants Swim, and Saltwater Fly Fishing – Bonefish to Billfish. Seminars include Advanced Nymph Fishing, Wet Flies 101, Offbeat Tactics that Catch Trout, Catching Difficult Trout, Northeast ...
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  • 1/9/2018 8:50:00 AM
  • Hearings set for changes to black sea bass fishing
  • The hearings began on Wednesday in Lewes, Delaware. The black bass commercial fishery was worth more than $8.5 million in 2013. Scientists have said the bass are increasing in northern New England waters because of accelerated water temperature increases .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 1/7/2018 5:41:00 PM
  • It’s time to renew Delaware fishing licenses
  • Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police this week reminded anglers that it’s time to purchase their 2018 Delaware fishing licenses, as 2017 licenses expired Dec. 31. A valid fishing license is required for fishing, crabbing and clamming in Delaware, in ..
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  • 1/5/2018 5:17:00 PM
  • Winter safety: Be careful if you go ice fishing
  • I have been looking for a list of safe ice on ponds, Delaware does not have one, Maryland does. Yellow perch picking up Yellow perch fishing has picked up, and that is not surprising since the temperatures have plummeted in the area waters. You just have .
  • Delaware State News
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  • 1/4/2018 12:11:00 AM
  • Where to find Feast of the Seven Fishes dinners
  • Here are some restaurants in and near the Delaware state line serving the meals: Piccolina Toscana, 1412 N. DuPont St. in Wilmington, offers a fishes feast on Christmas Eve from 4 to 9 p.m. The cost is $59 per person with wine. Reservations are recommended
  • Delaware Online
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  • 12/18/2017 6:30:00 PM
  • Fishing Historic Brodhead Creek
  • Anglers stayed at the many inns and boarding houses in the Stroudsburg and Delaware Water Gap area and fished streams teeming with trout. The most popular and famous place to stay was the Henryville House in Henryville, Pennsylvania. It sat alongside ...
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  • 12/18/2017 4:20:00 PM
  • Pair honored for saving friend’s life on fishing trip
  • “If you ask any Coastie, the one we take the most pride in is search and rescue,” said Kurt Clarke, deputy sector commander for the agency’s Delaware Bay sector. That was the mission Lykon and Snowdon helped complete while on an annual fishing trip ...
  • Citizen's Voice
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  • 12/6/2017 9:13:00 AM
  • Mid-Atlantic Coastal Fishing Action from Rudow's FishTalk
  • Tog are out in Maryland and Virginia waters, but black sea bass are in from Delaware to Virginia - and some "humpies" are around. With cold weather keeping anglers from heading too far offshore, the most productive coastal fishery has been the inshore ...
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  • 12/4/2017 10:43:00 AM
  • Striped Bass Fishing Past 3 Miles Could Net a Fine
  • Matthew Kahley, an officer who deals with fisheries enforcement at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia. Striped Bass were once such a plentiful species that farmers used them to fertilize their fields, but over the course of history their ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 11/29/2017 5:16:00 AM
  • Striped Bass fishing past 3 miles could net a fine
  • Matthew Kahley, an officer who deals with fisheries enforcement at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia. Striped Bass were once such a plentiful species that farmers used them to fertilize their fields, but over the course of history their ...
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  • 11/27/2017 10:29:00 PM
  • I like Mondays, I'm gonna fish the whole day long
  • Fortunately as we quietly putted out through the estuary and put the throttle down as we crossed the bar into a flat calm Delaware Bay, we knew we'd made a great decision. Fishing light jigs and drifting over sand and foul ground we caught a variety of ...
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  • 11/24/2017 10:27:00 PM
  • After storm, good fishing may return
  • The will hit cut bait, squid, and any crustacean such as green crabs or sand fleas. Clam is usually a popular bait we find they will readily hit mullet here in Delaware. Spot heads and kingfish heads are usually a good bait as well. You can also live line
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  • 9/20/2017 11:40:00 PM
  • Venice Fishing Pier closed due to damage from Hurricane Irma
  • “This is really disappointing to see. I was expecting to be out there to catch a snook or two, but not from here [on the shore],” said Bob Cullen, visiting from Delaware. “[My friend] told me that this would be lined up with fishermen and ...
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  • 9/20/2017 10:19:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Sept. 20
  • The fish go from one-half pound to two pounds and are hitting small metals. Mullet are starting to congregate around the creek mouths “in the Delaware Bay.” Matt feels “one more good cold front” could do the trick and get them moving south.
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 9/20/2017 7:53:00 PM
  • With no sign of recovery, VA to halt stocking shad in James
  • “We had an amazing year,” said Johnny Moore, a fisheries biologist with the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife. He said it’s been easier to catch broodstock from the river in recent years, which he attributed at least in part to the hatchery effort ...
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  • 9/19/2017 5:24:00 AM
  • State Record Catfish Beats Mark by 11 Pounds
  • It is the second time this year the Delaware state record catfish has been broken. A new state record for catfish has been has been confirmed by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control’s fish and wildlife division ...
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  • 9/15/2017 1:52:00 PM

Delaware Guides/Outfitters

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Delaware Fishing Clubs

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