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Lewes Delaware Fishing Report
Bill's Sport Shop


Date: 9/22/10




18388 Coastal Highway

Lewes, De. 19958




Bill's Sport Shop/The Wharf Restaurant Tournament

Hey guys, get your wife or girlfriend involved! Capt. Chet Harer has donated a full day, inshore trip, on the "Katydid" for the top female angler in Bill's Sport Shop/The Wharf Restaurant Striper Tournament. You know that the ladies always out fish the guys!

During this tournament, there will be 9 Friday night Buffets. At these gatherings, we will be giving away about 20 door prizes, including a 1/2 day charter every week. Thanks to the following Captains for their donations:

Capt. Mike Rivera "On Delivery"

Capt. Charlie Helmer "Tranquilla"

Capt. Paul Henninger "Amethyst"

Capt. Chris Ragni "Jam Man"

Capt. Chuck Cook "First Light Charter"

Capt. Carey Evans "Grizzley"

Capt. H.D. Parsons "Lewestown Lady"

Capt. Barry Matson "GummyBear"

Capt. Walt Wilson "R Way II"

Also thanks to these Captains for their donation of a full day charter to be given out as a Wild Card Prize:

Captain Chris Thurmon "Skipjack"

Capt. Les Clemmer "Martha Marie

Click on our Web Site for more information and entrance forms. Credit cards can be used. www.billssportshop.com.

Fishing News

>Tom Flickinger, Bob Frankos and Isaak Somershein aboard "Playin Hookey" went to the Baltimore on an overnighter on Tues. into Wed. and came back with 7 gaffer mahi and a picture of a 200 lb blue marlin.

>Chuck Nagel, of Bill's Sport Shop, called in a report from Massey's Landing and reported 3 throwback flounder and 1 throwback striper with a 29" keeper all on fresh mullet.

>Al Boyd caught a 24" flounder at IRI on live mullet.

>Captain John had a good weekend of fishing in spite of the long stretched out swells. He had a nice catch of false albacore, small blues and seabass. Seabass average was 5 keepers per person.

>Sue Foster, Oyster Bay Tackle, OC, said that red drum was caught from the Assateague surf this weekend! Blues were biting in the the surf when conditions weren't too rough to hold bottom. Flounder are biting inshore and offshore when the water is clear. Tautog are turning on as the water cools. Stripers and bluefish are biting around the Rt. 50 Bridge. Indian River has had good blue fishing and lots of short stripers. Offshore sea bass and flounder fishing is improving. Further offshore, saw lots of white marlin and some dolphin.

>Capt. Carey Evans, Grizzly Sportfishing", sent us an email that inshore bottom fishing continues to see a mixed bag of catches including croakers, flounder, seabass, bluefish and blowfish. He expects this to continue when tog fishing reopens. After the passage of the hurricane, they went on an overnighter and managed to troll up a few dolphin. As they headed back to shore, they caught a yellowfin and three more dolphin for the trip.

Upcoming Events

Sept. 1 - 30 - Bill's "Trash Fish Tournament"

Sept. Tautog season Opens on Wednesday Sept 29th and we will have plenty of green crabs on hand.

Oct. - 12 - through Oct. 31 -Sea Bass closed

Nov. - 1 - Sea Bass opens till end of year

Oct. - 9 & 10 - DMS Surf Fishing Tournament

Oct. - 13 - Flounder closed for the year

Oct. 15 till Dec. 10 - Bill's Sport Shop/the Wharf Restaurant 2010 Striper Tournament with a Tautog Division and an added Calcutta for both of the divisions.

*****Fall Hours*****

Mon. thru Thurs. 6:00a.m. - 8:p.m.

Fri. 6:00a.m. - 10:00p.m.

Sat. 5:00a.m. - 9:00p.m.

Sun. 5:00a.m. - 7:00p.m.

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