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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 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.
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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.
  • 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

Delaware Guides/Outfitters

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Delaware Fishing Clubs

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