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  • 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 ...
  • philly.com
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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.
  • 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
  • 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
  • New Jersey, Delaware Ease Advisories on Certain Fish
  • Action indicates drop in contamination, but some shellfish and other fish should be avoided, especially by women of childbearing age New Jersey and Delaware are easing consumption advisories on certain fish caught in the lower Delaware River and Delaware .
  • NJ Spotlight
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  • 2/21/2018 5:56:00 AM
  • Delaware issues new fish consumption advisory
  • DOVER — The state announced Tuesday it has updated its fish consumption advisory, which recommends how many fish one can safely eat per year. According to the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control and the Department of Health and ...
  • Delaware State News
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  • 2/21/2018 3:53:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Ocean bottom fishing looking better
  • (18/P015) TRENTON - The Department of Environmental Protection has eased consumption advisories on certain fish species caught in the lower Delaware River and Delaware Bay, an indication of improving ecological conditions as levels of contaminants decline
  • The Star-Ledger
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  • 2/20/2018 10:08:00 PM
  • Firefighters fish pickup truck out of Delaware River
  • How a pickup truck got into the Delaware River Tuesday morning remained a mystery later in the day, Trenton police said. Authorities were alerted to the vehicle being in the water off Riverside Drive near Bloomfield Avenue at about 9 a.m., police said.
  • The Star-Ledger
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  • 2/20/2018 7:19:00 PM
  • AWEA releases video of fish feeding at Americas 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 ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 2/14/2018 8:42:00 PM
  • New video shows fish feeding at America's first offshore wind farm
  • and the fish many depend on, as offshore wind development builds steam in the U.S. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) and the Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW), based at the University of Delaware, released a
  • itsforhome.com
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  • 2/14/2018 6:41:00 PM
  • Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Jan. 29
  • 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, Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police ...
  • KLAS Press Release
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  • 2/12/2018 10:57:00 PM
  • Search for fishing boat off New Jersey coast is suspended
  • Capt. Scott Anderson, commander of Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay, said suspending a case is never an easy decision for first responders to make. “We would like to extend our condolences to the families and the fishing community affected by this tragic ..
  • The Republic
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  • 2/9/2018 2:14:00 PM
  • CG Searching for Fishing Vessel in Distress Off Barnegat
  • received an emergency position-indicating radio beacon (EPIRB) alert for the Queen Ann’s Revenge, a 46-foot fishing boat, at 1:20 a.m., while watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay were notified by fishermen of a distress call over VHF radio ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 2/8/2018 6:20:00 PM
  • Delaware fishing guide now available
  • DOVER — The Division of Fish & Wildlife’s 2018 Delaware Fishing Guide is now available, along with fishing rulers for measuring legal-sized catches. The guide can be picked up wherever anglers purchase a Delaware fishing license, including bait and ...
  • Delaware State News
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  • 2/6/2018 4:19:00 PM
  • DNRECs 2018 Delaware Fishing Guide and fishing rulers now available
  • DOVER – The Division of Fish & Wildlife’s 2018 Delaware Fishing Guide and fishing rulers for measuring legal-sized catches have landed wherever anglers purchase a Delaware fishing license, including bait & tackle shops, and sporting goods and hardware ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 2/5/2018 7:29:00 PM
  • Learn from local experts at Long Neck fishing classes
  • This is the time of year that the outdoor shows are happening. Don’t forget we have the Delaware Outdoors Expo coming up March 10th. If you are in the Long Neck area every Tuesday night at 6 to 8 at the elementary school there are fishing classes.
  • Delaware State News
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  • 2/1/2018 12:51:00 AM
  • The Gruesome Crimes Of Albert Fish, The Brooklyn Vampire
  • He no longer got off on his own pain and therefore began to seek out others to inflict it on. In 1910, while working as a house painter in Delaware, Albert Fish met Thomas Kedden. Fish and Kedden began a sadomasochistic relationship, though it is unknown .
  • all-that-is-interesting.com
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  • 1/30/2018 7:17:00 PM
  • Slips Available at Pocomoke River State Park, MD
  • “The park is an ideal location for fishing and wildlife watching as well rest and relaxation. I encourage boaters in Delaware and Maryland to take advantage of this unique opportunity to secure a slip before the boating season ramps up this spring.
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/29/2018 9:27:00 AM
  • Patriots Thursday Observations, AFC Championship Review
  • It’s a swordfish, not a dolphin, people. Get it straight. Washington Cross: My favorite commercial of the day came courtesy of GEICO, with Washington crossing the Delaware Turnpike. Just watching him turn toward honking commuters and start yelling ...
  • bostonsportsmedia.com
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  • 1/25/2018 1:38:00 PM
  • Winter is no reason to stop fishing
  • Ice fishing is not allowed on the Pepacton and Cannonsville reservoirs in Delaware County. “I remember when I was still selling insurance,” said Law, who is now retired. “I was playing hooky one day, fishing out on Goodyear Lake, and a guy came ...
  • Daily Star
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  • 1/19/2018 9:51:00 PM
  • 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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ..
  • coastalpoint.com
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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 ...
  • flyfisherman.com
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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 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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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 ...
  • coastguardnews.com
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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 ...
  • ssl-www.stuff.co.nz
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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
  • delawarestatenews.net
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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 ...
  • wfla.com
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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 ...
  • odumagazine.com
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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 ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 9/15/2017 1:52:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Aug. 23
  • “Fluke fishing was very good again this week” is how Matt at Jim’s Bait and Tackle commences his report. The Old Grounds and Delaware Reef Site #11 were “the two hottest spots.” Lots of limits for those who fished those areas were a common them
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 8/23/2017 8:47:00 PM
  • Top Great Plains Fall Fishing
  • Smaller to medium sized rivers such as the Wakarusa, Delaware, Cottonwood, Republican, Neosho and Blue Rivers have lots of cats feeding on the edge of the current. These catfish aren’t named “channel” cats for no reason. Some channel cat anglers make ...
  • gameandfishmag.com
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  • 8/21/2017 10:56:00 PM
  • N.J.'s most endangered fish just got a rescue line from feds
  • Two of the new designations are in New Jersey: the Delaware River from Delaware Bay to Trenton, and the Hudson River from New York City Harbor to Troy Lock and Dam. Critical habitat designations do not create sanctuary areas for the fish. Instead ...
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 8/17/2017 5:23:00 PM
  • Warming oceans: fish on the move
  • There are many examples of the distributions of fish species changing in response to the warming oceans, but let’s focus on a few species important to Delaware both past and present. Winter flounder were popular recreational fish decades ago, but they ...
  • delawarestatenews.net
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  • 8/17/2017 1:42:00 AM
  • The Fishing Line Aug. 16
  • A lot were shorts but “there were plenty of keepers as well.” Delaware Reef Site #11 was better, while the Old Grounds also had “nice flatties as well.” Roy Trainer from Gibbstown fished in Saturday’s wind and caught a 6.99 pounder from there to ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 8/16/2017 10:32:00 PM
  • Find out what types of fish are in the Delaware River
  • Nearly 1.5 million fish and other species have been caught and counted since New Jersey began surveying the Delaware River in 1980. The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife released a report in last month from its 2016 Delaware River Seine Survey.
  • Lehigh Valley Live
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  • 8/13/2017 1:34:00 PM
  • Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: July 31
  • 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 July 31-Aug. 6 ...
  • Press Release Point
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  • 8/12/2017 12:50:00 AM
  • Delaware Records A Record Catfish
  • DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife has confirmed a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament: a 36-pound, 3.2-ounce blue catfish, caught June 20 by Jordan Chelton of Harrington. The fish was 38½ inches long and had a girth of 27½ inches.
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 8/10/2017 6:43:00 PM
  • Photos: Night-Stalking with Mouse Flies for Big Browns
  • On Tuesday evening, I loaded up my car and made the drive from my job in Buffalo to spend the night casting a Morrish Mouse for big browns on the West Branch of the Delaware. Under cover of total darkness, I have the river to myself, big fish feed with ...
  • orvis.com
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  • 8/10/2017 3:27:00 PM
  • The Fishing Line Aug. 9
  • Cathy at Sterling Harbor Bait and Tackle reports good flounder fishing as the water has warmed. Before the wind, limits were being caught at Delaware Reef Site #11 and the Old Grounds. Frank Hennigan had a 6.5-pound fish amongst his limit. Offshore ...
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 8/9/2017 8:04:00 PM
  • Delaware man lands huge catfish, shatters state record
  • Delaware fish and wildlife officials said Tuesday that Jordan Chelton of Harrington caught the fish on June 20 in the upper Nanticoke River in southwestern Delaware on a 12-pound test line with a chunk of Atlantic menhaden. The fish was 38½ inches long ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/8/2017 7:57:00 PM
  • Huge! Delaware's newest record big fish tale confirmed
  • SEAFORD, Del. (WTXF) - It’s a big fish for a small state. In fact, it was just confirmed as a new state record in the Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament. The state’s Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control announced Jordan Walker of ...
  • fox29.com
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  • 8/8/2017 6:37:00 PM
  • Poached eels: US strikes at illegal harvests as value grows
  • Massachusetts only has a fishery for older eels, those larger than 9 inches, as do Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. The American eel fishery was typically worth $1 million to $3 million per year until 2011, when the economics of the industry changed.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 8/8/2017 3:48:00 PM
  • Is this New Jersey’s most beloved fish?
  • “On the Atlantic side we have an 18-inch summer flounder, 17 inch in the Delaware Bay and 16 inches at Island Beach State park, with a three-fish bag limit,” he said. So what’s the big deal about this? Glass noted, “Summer flounder is New Jersey ...
  • nj1015.com
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  • 8/7/2017 5:46:00 AM
  • CG Enforces Fishing Regulations
  • j.g. Henry Dunphy, an Enforcement Officer at Sector Delaware Bay. "We work alongside our partner agencies to make sure that these fisheries are protected and sustainable so they are available to both recreational and commercial fishermen for generations to
  • Cape May County Herald
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  • 8/4/2017 4:32:00 PM
  • Freedom of Info Request Seeks Man's Fishing Spot
  • Fishing pro Mike Borger says it started with a video he posted earlier this year about a trip to a lake in Algonquin Park, an Ontario provincial park bigger than Delaware, with more than 2,400 lakes. Borger says he politely declined requests to reveal the
  • iheartradio.net.nz
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  • 8/4/2017 3:17:00 PM
  • Freedom of Info Request Seeks Man's Fishing Spot
  • Fishing pro Mike Borger says it started with a video he posted earlier this year about a trip to a lake in Algonquin Park, an Ontario provincial park bigger than Delaware, with more than 2,400 lakes. Borger says he politely declined requests to reveal the
  • Newser
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  • 8/4/2017 11:32:00 AM
  • Fishing charters a great way to introduce young anglers
  • Within minutes the Atlantic Ocean was ahead. To fish the Delaware Bay, which was in easy reach, was one option. However offshore on the Atlantic is where we would begin. In spring and fall striped bass provides fishing in the Cape May rips. Also spring ...
  • Bradford Era
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  • 8/3/2017 9:05:00 PM
  • Podcast: Mastering the Hatch from a Boat, with Joe Demalderis
  • Joe knows the Delaware system about as well as any human, and he has a common-sense approach to fishing hatches that I love. (He’s also a former Trout Bum of the Week.) We talk about how to fish hatches from a drift boat or other craft, which can be more .
  • orvis.com
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  • 8/3/2017 8:26:00 PM
  • Carpe Diem: 30-pound fish caught in the Schuylkill
  • Today was not this fish’s day to die. Carpe Diem! While the crowd was shocked by his catch, Rimes —who has been fishing in the Schuylkill and Delaware rivers since 1974 — said he’s caught bigger and weirder (but not weirder than a catfish ...
  • Philadelphia Daily News
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  • 7/31/2017 7:01:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Ocean fluking surprisingly good
  • reef site #11 this week right up until the wind came on. We also heard of a good bite up in the Delaware Bay near the Flat Top. The kingfish slowed up in the rips, but picked up right out front of Cape May. There are also a few fluke out front, but mostly
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 7/30/2017 9:31:00 PM
  • Fishing charters are a great way to introduce young anglers to fishing
  • Within minutes the Atlantic Ocean was ahead. To fish the Delaware Bay, which was in easy reach, was one option. However off shore on the Atlantic is where we would begin. In spring and fall, striped bass provides fishing in the Cape May rips. Also spring .
  • Courier-Express
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  • 7/30/2017 4:20:00 PM
  • Preparation pays off for Bassmasters pair
  • Delaware and Maryland. Fishing July 9 on the upper Chesapeake Bay in Maryland, the pairing of Zachary Tamandl and James Soldridge took first place in the fifth annual event, topping all other competitors with a five-fish haul weighing 17.44 pounds.
  • The Morning Call
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  • 7/27/2017 4:15:00 PM
  • New Fish Farm Owner Planning On Restarting Production
  • The (Muncie) Star Press reports that Maynard, Massachusetts-based AquaBounty Technologies bought the Bell Aquaculture facility near the Delaware County town of Albany for $14 million. AquaBounty spokesman Dave Conley says the last Bell-raised fish were ...
  • WBIW
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  • 7/27/2017 10:59:00 AM
  • Jersey Shore Fishing: Beach Haven White Marlin Invitational underway
  • We are also getting some reports from the Delaware Bay up in the shad stakes and around Miah Maul light of nice fluke. Blackfish are all around the rocks and bridges in Cape May. We are starting to see more sheepshead and triggerfish showing up around the
  • New Jersey Online
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  • 7/26/2017 11:51:00 PM

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