THE STAFF OF BILL’S SPORT SHOP
18388 Coastal Highway
Lewes, De. 19958
>> Synopsis of fishing report:
>> Small blues in the surf with schools of false albacore occasionally within casting range.
>> Tog bite at the Walls continues to be good.
>> Sea bass season is open with a 12.5" minimum size and creel limit of 15 per day per angler.
>> Some fresh mullet showed up again but not much. Maybe there will be big blues and stripers following the bait now. The water still has to go down to 58 degrees for the striper run.
>> We will have green crab for the tog fisherman, as well as sand fleas.
>> Boats fishing the wrecks are getting sea basss along with a nice pick of flounder.
>> Boats that are fishing just outside the Indian River Inlet are loading up on false albicore using small metal spoons. The water is just boiling with them.
>> Bill Weiss from Bill's Sport Shop, fished the surf finding shiners/silversides in the wash from Gordons Pond to the point all being chased by 5 to 6" blues. Skates and sharks were also plentiful.
>> Tom Baylor called to let us know he caught 2 bushells of crabs out of Gull Point .
>> Brian Smith, Dover, had a great Saturday morning at the Broadkill when he caught two nice stripers at 28 1/2" long . Brian got this nice catch on top water lures
>> Lewes Harbour Marina had some great fish brought in this weekend to include:
> Mike Frey and Al Maahs caught a 10# false albacore 1 mile off IRI on a chartreuse bucktail.
> Mike Buczik boated a 7.67# blackfish at the Outer Breakwater.
> Colin and Kevin Boteler beat their way to Outer Breakwater in a stiff breeze, but were rewarded with two nice bulky blackfish.
> Charlie and Butch grabbed a bunch of beautiful bass at the Radford Wreck.
> Last but not least, Captain Brent made several stops during opening day of sea bass season, and ended up putting together a 120 fish limit of keepers, plus blues, porgies and a flounder for a group of guys on the Katydid.
>> Thanks again to all the people who report on these catches and the time you put in to it.
>> Ocean City Maryland & Assateague Island - Delaware Beaches, Ocean and Bay Fishing Report: Bob Foster, Oyster Bay Tackle Shop, Ocean City MD - Fenwick Island DE: "Ocean City Inlet water temp. 60 degrees...Delaware buoy 63 degrees. The water temperature in the inlet and bay is starting to drop and the tautog are becoming more active. Tog fishermen are catching lots of small togs and a few keepers from the Route 50 bridge and the 2nd-4th street bulkhead. Small stripers are starting to school up around the Route 90 and Route 50 bridges. The nighttime outgoing tide is producing some keeper stripers for anglers fishing from the Route 50 bridge. Surfcasters are catching snapper blues and a few short stripers on finger mullet.
>> Scotton Landing Fishing Pier to close Nov. 2-13 for re-decking project
DOVER (Oct. 21, 2015) – Public access to the Scotton Landing Fishing Pier on Barkers Landing Road near Dover will be closed from Monday, Nov. 2 through Friday, Nov. 13, DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announced today.
>> Sea Bass, 15 per angler at 12 12" and tog are open till the end of the year..
>> Hours - Mon. thru Thurs: 6 - 6 Fri:.: 6 - 9 Sun. 5 - 5
Sat. 5 - 7 Call 302 645 7654