THE STAFF OF BILL’S SPORT SHOP
18388 Coastal Highway
Lewes, De. 19958
>> Bill's Sport Shop and Irish Eyes Restaurant Striper Tournament is October 22nd to December 2nd. Sign ups available in local businesses, at Bill's and on Bills Face Book page. On Friday nights during the tournament, Irish Eyes will have a free buffet and door prizes will be awarded each Friday night.
>> Customers are coming in preparing for tog season telling us they have been fishing the wrecks and haven’t seen a tog since May due to warm waters.
>> Small blues and kingfish dominated the action. A handful of short stripers were in the mix as well as some pompano, puppy drum, croaker, flounder and black drum.
>> Bill Weiss his friend Rich, Chuck and Paul P went surf fished at Herring Point and caught many blues up to 18” along with a short striper, spot and kingfish using fresh cut mullet.
>> Duane Stanton stopped in to give us a report that he caught 10 blues fishing at CHSP up to 12” using cut mullet.
>> Yvonne Davies caught a 19 1/2” catfish in the Broadkill on chicken.
>> A customer reported catching small seabass and flounder in IRI on Gulp.
>> Tough day on the beach front today with the wind picking up and blowing NE, but there have been reports of small blues and kingfish taken on bloodworms and mullet.
>> The Hot Dog is covered up in yellowfin averaging 30# with boats limiting out using ballyhoo. Also there were a few wahoo in the mix.
>> One of our PA fishermen came down yesterday and fished with mullet, catching a bunch of small blues. He moved up to the Point and fished the ocean side where he picked up larger blues.
>>A report from Sunset Marina: “The fishing hasn’t cooled off with tuna and marlin still being caught in the Baltimore Canyon! “Marli” caught a nice 59# wahoo and 3 dolphin, “Billfisher” caught 6 white marlin and 3 yellowfin! “Fish Tricks” fished in the Washington and caught 6 dolphin and 3 yellowfin. We heard of a nice tuna bite in the Wilmington Canyon.”
>> DMS 10th Annual Surf Fishing Tournament is Saturday October 8 and Sunday October 9th. Info and sign up sheets available at Bills Sport Shop.
>> Bill's Sport Shop and Irish Eyes Restaurant Striper Tournament is October 22nd to December 2nd. Sign ups available in local businesses, at Bill's and on Bills Face Book page.
>> The Fall Classic Surf Fishing tournament was held on Friday and Saturday Sept 24-25. Results from Old Inlet Surf Tournament: Most Points: $800.00 + Bronze Figure, Justin Lynch 76 points 2nd Most Points: $600.00 + Bronze Figure, Darren Purcell 68 Points, 3rd Most Points: $400.00 + Bronze Figure, Scott Aiken Sr 62 Points. More than 100 fish were scored by 65 of the tournament anglers. 28 women and 18 kids participated.277 anglers.
>> Tautog and Seabass Regulations
Tautog closed. Will reopen Sept. 29
Seabass closed Opens Oct. 22 to Dec. 31 –
>> Hours - Mon. thru Fri. 6 – 8; Sat. – 5 – 8; Sun. 5 - 7