Old Inlet Bait & Tackle, a full-service bait and tackle shop between Bethany and Rehoboth Beach Delaware
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Fishing Report

July 18th, 2018

Report of snapper blues in the Inlet this early afternoon.

Another customer reported catching small croakers on the beach at Conquest Road.

July 17 -

Water is warming up!

Black drum, trigger fish and sheepshead reported in the Inlet.

Customer stopped in to weigh a 6 pound 14 ounce black drum yesterday. Caught on the end of the north rockpile with sand fleas.

Croakers are still here in the Inlet in good numbers. They are hitting squid strips, gulp, sand fleas and bloodworms.

Quite a few short flounder in the Inlet too. One customer reported 14 fish with 2 keepers yesterday.

What striped bass bite there is has been at night floating fleas and fishing live eels. Heat and boat traffic have the fish deep during the daytime.

Blues and shad on the daytime incoming tide on occasion.

Kingfish on the surf with plenty of sharks and skates.

July 14 -

Rocky just called in that there were croakers in the Inlet again this morning.

Snapper blues reported in the inlet yesterday on the first part of the outgoing tide before dark.

89 years young Martin Swartz (Lewisburg PA) caught a 3.5 pound flounder drifting in the Inlet yesterday on a minnow.

Customer reported bluefish on the beach in front of the store up to 20 inches yesterday.

Dan Rubert sent a pic of an 18 inch flounder he caught in the surf on Conquest road yesterday.

July 10-

Todd Shelly emailed us pics of two red drum he caught on the south side this morning. They measured 27.5 and 29 inches. Pics are on Facebook and our Fishing Pictures Page.

July 5

Croakers!!! Lots of em and the getting bigger.

Several people reported catching a cooler full in the Inlet yesterday.

Some flounder, mostly shorts, in the mix too.

Kingfish bite reported on Faithful Steward Crossing this morning.

Happy July 4!!

Its hazy, hot and humid!!

Biggest change in the report is that the croakers are thick in the Inlet from the rockpiles back to the marinas. Gulp, bloodworms and squid are working.

Some flounder in the Inlet too. Mostly shorts with the odd keeper mixed in.

June 29 -

Notice: Effective July 1 New Delaware Tautog Regulations - 4 fish a day 16 inches and season reopens July 1 and remains open through Dec 31 with no September closure.

Croakers in the Inlet!!!!

The striper bite is at night with the daytime heat and boat traffic driving them deep during the day.

A few small blues and shad around on the incoming tide during the day.

Flounder along the south wall past the campground.

Big kingfish up to 16 inches reported south of us. Myabe they will come visit.

Highlights from the weekend -

Croakers in the Inlet yesterday. In the 8-10 inch range

A few shad and small blues around on the incoming tide as well.

Not much of a striper bite reported lately.

A few flounder coming over the rail as well.

No flounder on the Old Grounds as yet but did hear about some a mile out past that.

Summer sharking has started on the beach. Please know the rules and by all means exercise some common sense and don't shark fish near swimmers or in front of houses (some people seem to be surprised that there are sharks in the water).

Otherwise, the surf is a mix of small stuff. A few kings but mostly sharks and skates.

Did see a nice catch of kings from the surf at herring point on Friday.

June 14 -

Bob Atkins (PA) weighed a 3.5 pound sheepshead today caught in the Inlet on a sand flea.

Netters are catching 2-3 pound blues in the Indian River Bay. A few croakers and spot starting to show up in the nets too.

June 12 -

Water is starting to clear up after the rain over the weekend.

A camera shy angler brought in a 7 pound flounder caught in the Inlet this morning on the south wall on a bucktail with gulp.

June 8-

Report is with all the east northeast wind we have been having the bite has been better on the north jetty/pocket.

A couple of things to add to the report -

They have started picking up stripers floating live fleas at night.

Flounder on the south wall (past the camp ground) in the Inlet on lead heads with Gulp. 4 inch white swimming mullet.

Keeper spot up on the pier at the Cape the last few days.

Weekend wrap up-

Sunday was a wash out. Heavy winds and rain. Its nice out today (Monday). It will likely take a few tide cycles for the water to clear up.

Before the blow the guys willing to put the time in on the south rockpile at night east of the bridge get in to some keeper stripers (40 plus inches). Plugs and swim shads were the best baits.

A few shad are still running in the Inlet on the daytime incoming tide. We had also started to see some flounder coming over the rail as well.

Flounder action picked up in the Indian River Bay as well. There is a huge sand bar in the bay so be sure to stay in the marked channel. It is pretty bad. Its located on the way from the Inlet back towards Masseys so be careful.

The surf saw an uptick in kingfish action with shorty stripers and the occasional black drum in the mix.

Still catching black drum on the coral beds in the DE Bay.

Flounder bite has picked up in the Lewes canal.

Thresher sharks have moved in the to near shore waters. New pending state record brought in to OC over the weekend. 640 plus pounds

May 30 -

Just got a couple of reports of decent catches of kingfish in the beach over the weekend. One Sunday from 3R's and the other Saturday on Fenwick.

March 29 -

Memorial Day weekend is in the rear view mirror. Plenty of people around. The fishing report can best be described as utterly random.

The anglers that are pulling 6-8 hour all nighters on both sides of the Inlet in the north and south pockets and walking the beach throwing plugs are catching. The pockets are where the jetty meets the beach.

Stage of the tide and wind directions that have produced have all been highly variable. In short, what worked last night might not work tonite.

And on top of that some nights its mostly shorts, others they are mixed and then other nights its mostly keepers. The only constant is they are using plugs and swim baits.

The same can be said on the beach. Which beach, tide and wind are best is anyones guess. Its random. No hotspot. This means you just got to put in the time.

Its been a mixed bag of kingfish, small blues, shorty stripers and black drum.

There has been a decent bluefish and striper bite up on the Cape by the pier. It had been on the top of the tide in the middle of the day.

Flounder fishing in the Indian River Bay has been hit and miss. The bay has really shoaled up. The aids to navigation have been updated so be sure to stay in the marked channel or you will likely run aground.

May 23 -

Quick update before we get tied up in the tent sale.

Shad in the Inlet today on the incoming tide. A few stripers here and there but nothing like we had Saturday and
Sunday nights.

A couple of black drum, short stripers and small blues reported from the beach over the last couple of days.

Bigger blues and Stripers up on the Cape by the pier lately.

Not going to be able to update the report over the weekend with the sale going on.

May 21-

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here.

Very good striper bite Saturday night in the Inlet. Numerous fish over 40 inches reported. They tried to keep it quiet but the word got out. They were catching them on plugs and swim baits. The south pocket was the hot spot.

It was a perfect convergence of a waxing moon, over cast weather, changing barometric pressure, tide and Mercury being aligned with Uranus. Seriously, it was perfect conditions so we hope you got in on it.

Shad have been in the Inlet during the daytime. Scattered reports of blues on the tide and a few shorty stripers during the daytime.

The surf is offering a mixed bag of shorty stripers, black drum, puffers, sand perch, small blues, sharks and skates.
Bloodworms, fresh bunker and surf clams are the baits of choice. The fish are scattered up and down the beach. So pick and place and have fun.

The seabass bite on the nearshore fishing grounds has been excellent. No word on threshers yet. That will likely change this week.

Our Tent Sale is this coming weekend. Be sure to stop in for a great deal on gear to get your season started.

Put the Full Moon on May 29 on your calendar. It is setting up to be good fishing at night for striped bass in the Inlet.

May 15 -

Shad in the Inlet the last couple of days.

A couple of guys have been walking the beach after dark throwing plugs and picking at the striped bass. A few keepers in the mix.

Black drum bite up on Broadkill/Beach plumb.

Strpers and bluefish reported on 3R's this morning. Bloodworms.

Weather forecast for the next three days is rain. Weekend looks better.

May 12 -

Old Inlet Spring Surf Fishing Tournament – 2018 Results
Hosted By Old Inlet Bait and Tackle
Sponsored By Hi-Seas/AFW and Okuma

Open Division
Points Angler Prize
First 70 Kelsey Cycyck $750 and Trophy
Second 67 James Lange $500 and Trophy
Third 59 John Pilcicki $350 and Trophy
Fourth 52 Scott Aiken Jr $150

Women’s Division
Points Angler Prize
First 40 Alison Grove $250 and Trophy
Second 35 Brandy Timmons $100 and Trophy
Third 25 Kaytelyn Gore $50 and Trophy

Kids Division
Points Angler Prize
First 12 Logan Wierzbicki Surf Rod and Reel

Bluefish Calcutta
Fred Smith 27 inch bluefish $2,500
Largest Fish of Tournament
Fred Smith 27 Inch bluefish $1,000

280 Anglers participated. 33 Women and 18 kids

30 Anglers caught 48 scoring fish including trout, blowfish, bluefish, black drum and kingfish. Short stripers also reported.

Reminder- Tautog season is closed in Delaware waters from 5/12 through 7/16. Reopening on July 17.

May 9-

Bluefish on the beach at daybreak. Another customer fished all morning and had 6 stripers to 24 inches in the suds on outgoing tide. All on cut bunker.

Fresh bunker due in today around 1pm.

May 7-

Its tournament week. Our Spring Surf Fishing Tournament will be held on Saturday May 12. Tournament packets can be picked up on Friday from noon til 8pm and on Saturday from 530am til 7am.

Weather forecast looks good and there are some fish around.

Bigger blues hit the beach up on the Cape Saturday and Sunday. The best action was between the pier and the point. Shaun Smith had a ten pounder on Sunday. Matthew Oneal sent a pic of a ten plus pounder on Saturday.

The south pocket has been the hot spot by the Indian River Inlet. John Mandrachia reported some nice blues Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Sammy C sent a pic of a 30 inch striper caught on the beach Sunday night on black and purple plugs.

The Inlet is offering a mixed bag on small blues, small stripers (with a few more keepers mixed in) and shad. Some keeper tautog reported as well.

Flounder can be had in the south shore slough back toward the VFW. Bubble gum beach has been somewhat productive as well.

The south wall back by the houses has been a popular drift for a couple of days now.

The surf is picking up with kings, blues, shorty stripers and black drum.

May 2

Small blues and stripers reported in the south pocket this morning.

Black drum reported on the surf as well as kings.

We have fresh bunker.

Shad just reported this afternoon in the Inlet top of the tide/first part of the outgoing.

April 30 -

We finally had a nice weekend for a change!! And we have great weather in the forecast!!

Inlet report - short stripers, a few blues and a couple of keeper tautog.

David Ocasio landed an 8 pound bluefish in the Inlet on the north side by the handicap pier using a Gotcha Plug on Saturday.

They are starting to pick up flounder in the Indian River Bay. One local boat limited out on Friday. The minimum size for flounder is now 16.5 inches with a four fish limit.

New flash!! We have live sand fleas!!

Cast for a Cure 2018 Tournament Recap

12 teams comprising more than 40 anglers fished Saturday on Conquest and Faithful Steward beaches north of the Inlet.

Team Surf Casters took first place with 53 points scoring 2 kingfish and a 23 inch black drum.

Team Sea Air Googans placed second with 39 points scoring 3 kingish.

Team Shoulda Been Here Yesterday came in third with 2 scoring kings for 29 points.

Largest fish of the tournament was the 23 inch drum.

Largest Striped Bass of the tournament was a 21 incher caught by Team Fish Stalkers.

Bill Weichardt caught a15 inch king with a 9 inch girth that earned him a citation at 1.5 pounds. This is one of the biggest kings we have seen in years.

There were plenty of short stripers around but no bluefish. Bloodowrms were the hot bait on small double hook pill rigs.

April 25 -

Sorry for the delay in getting the report updated. Monday morning greeted us with a computer crash.

Its a slow pick right now. Water temp is slowly creeping up but mother nature is refusing to take her meds.

Cool, humid and foggy here on the beach today.

Short stripers in the Inlet and on the beach. They can get thick and then turn right off.

A few blues reported in the inlet and on the beach but nothing special yet.

One keeper flounder caught in the Inlet over the weekend.

Nicer hopefully more spring like weather in the forecast for the weekend. Lets hope it busts loose!!

April 20 -

Bluefish up to 30 inches caught in South Fenwick yesterday morning.

Another couple had 12 shorty stripers on the beach at 3R's yesterday.

Report of a keeper striper caught on 3R's yesterday evening.

April 14 -

We are getting numerous reports from customers that they are bailing short stripers in the inlet pretty much regardless of tide. Catch numbers have ranged from 13-75 fish. Small spoons, bucktails and storm lures have all worked.

The pocket on the south side is holding fish.

Short stripers and the occasional bluefish reported form the surf.

We will be open 7am-3pm on Sunday!! Open til 5pm today.

April 11 -

Short stripers in the north pocket this morning. On plugs.

Saw on one boat headed out flounder fishing in the Indian River bay this morning.

April 10 -

Things are very slowly starting to get going. Been out of the office for two weeks so lets recap the reports submitted in that time:

A few short stripers have been caught in the Inlet. Bluefish reported on the beach in Fenwick and up at the Cape. Heard a report of stripers on Assateague and Cape Charles.

Jersey shops reporting stripers and blues as well.

So its starting to pop. Water temp is in the low 40's. About 5 degrees lower than last year.

Pretty spring weather coming later this week. Purple Henbit in the fields so flounder not for away!!

March 26 -

The Bad News - its blowing northeast again. The Good News - the forecast is calling for weather that may just resemble spring later this week.

We have fresh bunker ordered for Friday morning.

Live green crabs could be here as early as Saturday.

So get ready!!!!

March 23

We survived yet another Northeaster. And there is another one on the way. Northeast wind forecasted Sunday-Tuesday next week.

Dear Spring: Please Sprung!!

The Old Inlet Webmaster will be out of the office (in a much warmer climate) from Tuesday March 27 until Monday April 9.

Please call the shop for the latest report and/or fishing stories.

March 12

Nice weather had a few people out last weekend. The report from the beach was skates. Lots of the them. Horseshoe crabs and dolphins around. The presence of dolphins means there is bait around.

The first ospreys have arrived. Another sign of spring.

Another storm passing through early in the week and then the forecast looks decent after that. Somebody needs to catch a fish!!

March 8 -

The good news - It's March and we did not get flooded by the two storms that passed through last week. Dafodills (sp?)are starting to bloom.

The Bad News - forecast has freezing and near freezing temperatures at night for the next week. That is not going to help the water temp get up where we need it to be to get the fishing action started. So, all we can do is wait.

Our best guess is two to three weeks if we are lucky.

Tides are still really high. Water is going to be really dirty on the outgoing tides. Full of march rack and debris.

March 1-

Notice - State Park beach crossings will be closed this afternoon (Thursday) in preparation for the incoming weather. We will let you know when they reopen.

Feb 27 -

Signs of spring - we have live bloodworms, live night crawlers and live minnows (small for perch/fresh water)

Feb 21-

The weather has warmed up and the phone is ringing! "Whats biting?"

The answer right now is "nothing yet?" Just cuz the sun is out it does not mean the rides are open. But seriously, there is reason for optimism.

The water temp is up above 40 degrees and the mild weather should help it get to the mid 40's sooner rather than later. The 15 day forecast does not have any freezing temps in it so let's take a guess as the when the fish will start biting.

Striped bass will be the first back. We have a population of resident fish (short males) that will start to feed when the water temp gets over 43. They will be a bit sluggish at first but will get more active as the water warms. Our best guess is the second week of March.

Flounder will be up next. Our records show that the first flounder has been caught as early as March 20 - our guess is the last week of March.

Bluefish are next. Our fearless forecast is mid April.

So what that leave us to fish for until the fish start biting? There are some white perch and yellow perch around now and we are hearing that there are some nice bass, crappie and pickerel in the local ponds.

We got confirmation from DNREC last night that there will be no change in the striped bass regulations in 2018. A change is anticipated in 2019.

Flounder, sebass and tautog regs will all have changes thids year and we will pass those along as soon as we know.

Feb 9

Finally something to report. Abel Murray sent a pic of a yellow perch he caught yesterday. He was fishing up around Milford. It hit a live minnow.

Ocean water temp was 37 last weekend for the polar plunge. Good news is the long range forecast to does have a lot of over night freezing temps so that will help warm the water up over the next month. 43 degrees in the magic number for striped bass to start feeding.

Feb 3-

7 degrees here today and the little rodent saw his shadow.

Winter, over it. Think spring!!

Have not been updating the report because there is nothing going on. Water temp is in the mid 30's. Needs to be 43 or better to get anything biting.

Thats's gonna be a while the way this winter is going. Two warm days is not going to do it. It will take weeks of warm days.

Sorry cant be more optimistic....

Jan 20-

Heat wave. Its in the 50's today. Break out the speedo!

A few people trying for tautog in the Inlet. No striper action now that the water temp is in the 30's.

Mark your calendar for our Inventory Reduction/Scratch and Dent Sale Feb 16-19, Friday through Monday. President's Day weekend. Same weekend as the OC Boat Show.

Jan 12
In the 60's today. A few people out fishing in the warm weather yesterday. Nothing happening.

The deep freeze we experienced for over a week sent the water temps down in the low to mid 30's. A couple of days of warm weather is not going to bring the temp up enough to matter and we have cold weather in the forecast for next week. So think spring!!

Lots of fog coming off the water and the melting snow.

Ice flows in the Inlet as much of the bays had frozen over. Several buoys dragged off station by ice. Coast Guard is tending to them.

Jan 10 -

It's cold. But snow is melting.

Not much going on.

More later as events warrant

Dec 30-

Happy New Year from the Crew at Old Inlet

Brrr!! Arctic weather has put the damper on the fishing since Christmas. A few hearty souls out trying but not much to report.

Weather forecast is for the is cold to continue for a while so stay warm!!

Dec 23-

Afternoon bite on the troll yesterday. Best action was down off of Sea Colony. A bit sporty/nautical out there today with a small craft advisory.

Note: We will be closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Reopen Dec 26 at 8am.

Winter Hours

Seven Days a Week

Inlet has been loaded with herring and shad most every day. A few short stripers caught here and there.

Sammy C sent a pic of a 37 inch he caught in the Inlet this week after dark on a plug.

A couple of boats got in to the stripers again on the trol south of the Inlet yesterday. Big fish - shortest was 44 inches.

Several boats out again today.

Dec 21 -

Jeff Knepper sent another pic of a striper caught on the troll on a Stretch 25 making it two days a row they found fish south of the Inlet.

Saw that a couple more boats found fish, some over 40 inches, south of the Inlet in the late afternoon yesterday!

Dec 20 -
Rick Inscho (correction it was not Jeff Knepper) just sent a pic of a 33 pound 44 inch striper he trolled up south of the Inlet yesterday on a Stretch 25. Check out our Pic Page and our Facebook page for the pic!!

Just got a report of stripers on the troll off Sea Colony yesterday.

Inlet is loaded with herring today!

Saw pics of a couple of keepers rockfish trolled up north of the Inlet toward the DE bay yesterday. Pics were on greatanglers.com

There were 21 boats just south of the Inlet about 1.5 miles out yesterday at 2pm. No reports yet.

They are catching tautog out on the wrecks. Check out the pics from the Katy Did on Lewes Harbor Marina facebook page.

Dec 18 -
Warmer weather has brought the people out and we are hearing about a few stripers cooperating.

Saw a pic a 27.5 inch striper caught on the Cape Sunday.

Good customer came in the morning - Monday - and reported two keeper stripers from the north side surf on a plug.

Another customer had a keeper in the Inlet this morning on a bucktail.

2018 Fishing licenses will be available on Jan 1. Make sure to renew your boat registration before coming in to renew your boat license for 2018.

Dec 11-

Winter chill has slowed things down. A few people trying. Nothing if anything to report.

Did hear about a keeper caught on the beach at 3R's late last week.

No fresh bunker to be found. But that is to be expected with this weather.

Water temp is still in the low 50's so there is reason for optimism.

We will report it if and when it happens!

Dec 6

Outgoing tide and wind put a damper on things yesterday.

Rainy, windy and temperature dropping today.

Dec 5

They stripers are coming. Reports last week had the migration as a far south as Wildwood New Jersey and south to Cape May.

Then Sunday and Monday keeper stripers were trolled up on the 8's in the mouth of the Delaware Bay and on Hen and Chicken shoals.

And they reported that the Inlet was loaded with bait last night.

Get ready its coming!!!

The surf has been sharks and skates lately but that is likely to change soon!!

Fresh bunker in this morning!!

November 29 -

Had a report of a 36 inch striper on the beach across from the store.

Just got a little bit a fresh spot in and hope to get some bunker Thursday.

Nov 25 -

The migration is still north of us....

Short stripers have been providing plenty of action the last few mornings. A a few around in the evening as well. They are in the 24-26 inch range. No big ones yet. Bucktails are working well.

Tautog fishing int he Inlet has been really good. We have live green crabs at present and hope to have love sand fleas Sunday morning. As always, call ahead for up to date bait availability. It gets sketchy this time of year.

No fresh bunker to be found lately. Surf fishing has been mostly sharks and skates. DMS Intra Club tournament this weekend so we should get some reports.

A few people have reported catching short stripers on lures in the north pocket when the wind is out of the east.

Nov 16 -

Reports of stripers to 26 inches this morning in the Inlet.

A couple of keepers the last few evenings on the incoming tide.

Nov 14 -

Reports of keeper stripers have come in from Woodland beach, Roosevelt Inlet, the Eights, and the Indian River inlet.

Hopefully this is the start we have been impatiently waiting for!!

Tog bite in the Inlet remains consistent. We have live green crabs and hope to get live fleas by the weekend.

Small blues - sharks and skates on the beach lately. But then again the weather has been a bit dicey on the beach lately.

Nov 6 -

Small blues and striped bass on the surf. Fish are spread out from the Cape all the way south to Fenwick. Sawa pic of a kingfish and a nice small red drum from Fenwick as well.

Decent flounder bite reported by a customer fishing the IR Bay.

It is time for speckled trout to be here. Anyone fishing the Massey's area for them.

Tautog bite in the Inlet is very good. We have live sand fleas. Hope to have green crabs by the weekend.

Striped Bass Migration Report -

The word from up north is that the Stripers are stacked up on Long Island between Fire Island and Jones Inlet.

We estimate 2-3 weeks before they get here so Thanksgiving weekend is shaping up to be a great time to fish!

Nov 2 -

A few keeper stripers reported on the pier at Cape Henlopen and on the surf at the Cape. It's a start!

Happy Halloween!

To quote the late great Tom Petty "the waiting is the hardest part". We are still waiting on the migration to start and then hoping the stripers will make a stop in Delaware.

Weather has been more fall like lately but 70 degree temps are in the forecast again later this week.

Some good news - we heard the stripers have moved out of Massachusetts and in to RI toward Long Island.

Impatiently waiting...

Silver lining - barring a severe cold snap we could have fishable weather/conditions thru Thanksgiving.

Until then we have little blues and tautog to keep people busy.

October 27 -

Finally some cooler fall-like weather. Hopefully the water temps will start to drop and get the migration going.

Plenty of small fish around. Little blues, small reds and some short flounder on the surf.

The tautog bite in the Inlet has been red hot. Mostly 14 inch shorts but there are more keepers in the mix all the time. Red puppy drum as well.

Small blues and the occasional school of false albacore in the Inlet on the daytime incoming tide. They are throwing bucktails, metal and top water lures at them.

Albies are a rare here. Its even rarer to hook one and even more so to land one.

What striper bite there is has been at night on eels and lead heads with a bass assassin. 99 percent are shorts.

Schools of false albacore reported in the Inlet on the incoming tide this morning. Several caught on top water plugs.

Oct 21

Fall fishing is picking up!

Small blues, flounder and even some red drum caught on the beach this week. It looks like the fresh mullet run has ended. We have plenty of frozen and will have fresh bunker as it is available.

Small blue reported in the Inlet as well on the incoming tide. Spoons, spec rigs and bucktails are all working. A few small red drum in the Inlet as well.

The tautog bite has been really good in the Inlet as well. We have live fleas and green crabs.

A few small stripers around in the Inlet. Still waiting on the water temp to drop and trigger the fall migration.

Oct 11 -

Dan Frye and family visiting from Oregon just came in with 3 bluefish in the 16-18 inch range. East wind is blowing some larger fish in. They were caught on the beach in Rehoboth.

Plenty of small blues reported on the surf during the DMS tournament last weekend. A few kingfish, schoolie stripers and small flounder in the mix as well.

Largest bluefish of the tournament was 16 inches with a 18 inch flounder taking the largest fish of the tournament prize.

With the water temp staying near 70 there is no reason to expect any larger fish to be around any time soon.

Tautog fishing along the rocks has been decent with more keepers in the mix.

Still mostly short stripers in the Inlet with a few keepers around when the tide and conditions are right at night.

Oct 6 -

Best of luck to the anglers fishing the DMS surf fishing tournament this weekend!! Weather looks great and the fish are biting!

We have fresh mullet, spot, bunker and live bloodworms!!

Several keeper stripers caught in the Inlet on live eels back by the Coast Guard station.

October 5 -

Reports of a few more keeper tautog in the mix along the rocks at the Inlet

Saw some pics of some keeper stripers taken in the Inlet at night on lead heads with a sassy shad.

One of our regulars had three small trout and a keeper flounder in the back part of the Inlet.

October 4 -

Small blues, schoolie stripers and little flounder in the surf. Most of the blues are in the 8-12 inch range with a few closer to 20 inches

Oct 3 - Charlie Yunckes weighed in a 3.8 pound flounder caught in the Inlet on 10/3. It hit a squid/mullet combo.

Sept 29-

Notice - Tautog season has reopened in Delaware Waters. 15 inch minimum size with a 5 fish a day limit. We have live green crabs and sand fleas.

Sept 25 -

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