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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.

  • Big Fish Foundation donates $10K to Beebe Healthcare
  • Big Fish Foundation donates $10K to Beebe Healthcare The Big Fish Foundation has donated $10,000 to the Beebe Healthcare's Women's and Children's Department. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://www.delawareonline.com/story/money/business ...
  • Delaware Online
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  • 1/17/2017 7:47:00 PM
  • Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Jan. 2-8
  • DOVER – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Jan. 2-8 made ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 1/13/2017 9:01:00 PM
  • Drugged Up Fish Supply
  • 15 While hormone-mimicking drugs such as birth control pills were previously blamed for intersex fish detected in Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna, Delaware and Ohio river basins,16 metformin is not a hormone-mimicking drug. Researchers believe it may ...
  • sparkpeople.com
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  • 1/10/2017 6:49:00 PM
  • Selbyville farm harnesses fish and water to grow a farm
  • Selbyville farm harnesses fish and water to grow a farm Two Delaware residents are looking to change the face of farming with the power of fish and water. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/life/food/2017/01/09 ...
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 1/9/2017 4:01:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Jan. 4
  • Option 4: Three fish at 19 inches and a 99-day season. • Option 5: Three fish at 19 inches and a 128-day season. For the Delaware Bay, the proposal is three fish at 18 inches and a 128-day season. Options 3 and 4 were listed with the same numbers ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 1/4/2017 4:30:00 PM
  • Smyrna Man Fined for Selling Fish Without a License
  • SMYRNA, Del. (AP/WBOC)- Delaware Fish and Wildlife Natural Resources Police have arrested a Smyrna man who they say illegally sold 100 pounds of white perch to a seafood buyer in Milford. The agency said in a statement that Mathew C. Ryan was arrested Dec
  • WBOC
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  • 1/4/2017 2:54:00 PM
  • Smyrna man charged with selling fish illegally
  • Smyrna man charged with selling fish illegally Delaware's environmental police arrest a Smyrna man on charges of illegally selling 100 pounds of white perch. Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/2j1jFxB
  • Delaware Online
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  • 1/4/2017 2:27:00 PM
  • For auld lang syne, that was some year for fishing
  • The hot perch action actually stayed with us for much of the year. I must, however, add one cautionary note — given the dearth of summer fishing opportunities in the Delaware Bay, there has been an unprecedented amount of pressure placed on the white perch
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 12/29/2016 2:58:22 PM
  • Mark Sturtevant: 2016 fishing memories are plentiful
  • By the third week things were looking up, and I spent 10 days on the West Branch and the Main Delaware. There were beautiful warm days and frosty nights as the month waned and the rivers welcomed May with more of the same. I fished my new Dennis Menscer ..
  • Public Opinion
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  • 12/23/2016 6:25:55 PM
  • Calm seas best for striper fishing
  • Tautog season opens on Jan. 1. Speaking of big fish, perhaps you recall that a couple weeks ago I mentioned there was a pending Delaware state record striper of 62 pounds. To refresh your memory, on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 Paul Santa Barbara of Ocean View ...
  • capitalgazette.com
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  • 12/22/2016 1:16:19 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Dec. 5
  • DOVER – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Dec. 5-11 made ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 12/17/2016 12:03:30 AM
  • Atlantic Ocean Area The Size Of Virginia Protected From Deep-Water Fishing
  • “They’ve lived a long time but they live in an environment that is cold, with huge pressure, without light,” Joseph Gordon, Pew Charitable Trust’s manager of U.S. northeast oceans, told Delaware Public Media. “And so fishing technology could ...
  • Florida's Wuft-FM
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  • 12/16/2016 10:51:55 PM
  • The Fishing Line Dec. 14
  • Let’s get started and see what we have. The big news, in more ways than one, is the pending Delaware state record 62 pound striper. It was caught at Overfalls Shoals on Sunday, Dec. 4 and weighed at a shop in Rehoboth Beach, Del. The big fish was caught ..
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 12/14/2016 4:10:26 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Nov. 28
  • Reminder for the week: Public urged to report violations of hunting and wildlife regulations through Operation Game Theft DOVER – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife ...
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  • 12/9/2016 8:22:44 PM
  • ON THE WATER: Tog fishing remains steady
  • The vast majority of the tog action has been taking place out in the ocean on artificial reef sites and wrecks. Tog fishing in Delaware Bay, as the big bay has fished for many of the fisheries this year, continues to be a major disappointment. A ...
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 12/8/2016 11:27:03 AM
  • Atlantic States MFC Meets Tonight on Menhaden, Jonah Crab
  • Jonah crabs are a deepwater species found in the Atlantic Ocean that sometimes venture into the lower Delaware Bay, but are very unlikely to be seen by recreational crabbers. Though Jonah crabs are a small fishery in Delaware, their claws are an ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/8/2016 10:15:28 AM
  • The Fishing Line Nov. 23
  • They have been getting their limits of fish. Another good spot to hit is Delaware Reef Site #11 which has “good numbers” of fish, but you’ll have to get through the shorts. Matt moved on to stripers with a reminder that our season last year ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 11/23/2016 3:02:17 AM
  • Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Nov. 7-13
  • DOVER – To achieve public compliance through education and enforcement actions that help conserve Delaware’s fish and wildlife resources and ensure safe boating and public safety, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police officers between Nov. 7-13 made ...
  • news.delaware.gov
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  • 11/21/2016 11:57:22 PM
  • On the Water: Tog fishing heats up in the bay and inlet
  • On the Water: Tog fishing heats up in the bay and inlet As the water has cooled and the fish move inshore, more tog have been caught up in Delaware Bay and Indian River Inlet. Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news .
  • Delmarva Now
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  • 11/16/2016 10:01:36 PM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Watch out for whales
  • There are still good numbers of sea bass on the Delaware reef site #11, but quite a few more shorts to weed through. Blackfish are still on the inlet rock pile and the inshore wrecks so it looks like we'll get a shot at them on Wednesday when it goes to 6
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 11/13/2016 6:51:53 PM

Delaware Guides/Outfitters

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Delaware Fishing Clubs

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Delaware Weather

Wilmington, DE (19801)

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