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SUMMER VARIETY

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
Flounder fishing continued to improve with Reef Site 11 added to the locations that saw a fair number of keepers. The Lewes and Rehoboth Canal also saw decent action with a few keepers caught out of Indian River Bay at the VFW Slough and Massey’s Ditch. Jigging with a bright ...

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OFFSHORE ACTION

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
Flounder fishing showed some improvement last week with keepers caught from the pier on Cape Henlopen State Park, Massey’s Ditch, the VFW Slough and the Lewes and Rehoboth Canal. A jig with a Gulp! mullet or crawfish in bright colors has been the hottest setup. The offshore bite really took ...

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POORMANS PRODUCES

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
 Beginning to get the first reports of fish at Poorman’s. But of course, the hottest fishing right now is the black drum bite in Delaware Bay. The Coral Beds off of Slaughter Beach have been the top producer with some fish also caught out of the Broadkill Slough and ...

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DELAWARE SURF

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
We finally got some fishable weather and the fish cooperated. If there was a big surprise it was the run of big striped bass at Indian River Inlet during the early morning hours of Sunday and Monday. The bite began around 2 a.m. and lasted until dawn. Black and purple ...

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TOURNAMENT RESULTS

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
Miserable is the only way to describe the weather last week. Small craft advisories flew most days and there was heavy rain almost every day. Black sea bass season started off with mixed results. Many boats cancelled their trips due to the weather and some of those that ...

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BASS & DRUM

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
The best fishing this week will begin on Tuesday when the black sea bass season opens. As a general rule, the action is red hot during the beginning of the sea bass season until all the keepers have been caught. After that it becomes a slow pick of big fish ...

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IMPROVING ACTION

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
Better weather means better fishing and that’s what we had last week. A surprising number of black drum were caught from the bay and along the ocean beach. Not the big boomers we see at Slaughters Beach, but fish to 20 inches caught on clams. Big blues began to show ...

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BROADKILL ACTION

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
 Fishing continues to improve as the weather and the water warms. The biggest improvement has been from the surf where kings and black drum have been caught in reasonable numbers. Flounder have been caught from the Lewes and Indian Rive Bay areas, but this is still very slow. Tog are ...

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BIG NEWS, SMALLER FISH

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
 What a difference a week makes. The first summer flounder of the year was caught from the fishing pier at Cape Henlopen State Park on Saturday – just as the state of Delaware announced that the size limit had officially been reduced a half-inch to just 16-1/2 inches. Several keeper ...

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BASSIN’ IMPROVES

Posted By Eric Burnley
Location: DE, MD & Chesapeake Bay
 There are a good number of small striped bass in the 18- to 25-inch range being caught from New Castle to Fenwick Island. If you plan to target these fish please crush the barb on your hooks and use lures that have single hooks. If you are fishing in the ...

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