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Here is what happened in the last week since our last report.
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Gerber Rios n Brian fished the pier last night n caught 8 throwback flounder all about 15” n 2 snapper blues on speck rigs n shiners
Jim has been catching keeper tog at Masseys on sandfleas
Larry reported catching puppy drum and 18 to 20” stripers in Canary Creek on mullet.
Friday, October 20, 2017
Sea Bass opens 10/22 to 12/31 12.5" 15 per angler per day
Walt brought in a couple of specs that he caught in Lewes and they were in the 14" range he also said the he was getting all of the short stripers you could want
Gary Mastrochi from Lewes called to tell me that he caught 8 Blue fish and a 14" striper while fishing at Herring Point on the surf
Bobby Zakrzewski from Lewes caught a 31" Striper this morning at the "point" on a Sebile Stick Shad lure from LHM.
Young Rowan Rus caughht a 17" Flounder at the pier using a blue rig tipped with Mullet
Brian Smith landed a 28" Striper at Roosevelt inlet using a popper.
fishing off the surf the other day Albie's were running up and down the beach -they were pushing silversides -as close as the first and second wave.throwing small spoons was the ticket..From 8am till 11am small schools were going from Herring Point to Gordons Pond..
A couple of boaters came in said they fished the wall with greenies and caught a boat load of tog but only had 4 keepers
Saturday, October 21, 2017
One of our customers was back in for more surf equipment .He told us he fished last night and this morning catching small blues and had an excellent show put on by the dolphins-also had a bunch of Albies way out coming out of the water..
Chris Oberholtzer was fishing Roosevelt inlet and had 2 throwback stripers in the 15 to 18 inch range also had a couple of small black sea bass..
Walt was trolling off Fenwick about a mile out and had 6 Albies about 8 pounds each said they were chasing shiners and the only thing they would hit were spec rigs..
Jason Gentile kayaked to the inner wall fished for tog said he had about 15 in the 14 inch range and did finally manage a keeper..
A lot of our surf people are coming in telling us about all the big blues breaking in the surf Sorry guys there not blues but Albies use spec rigs and small silver spoons A Blast to Catch..
Monday, October 23, 2017
The Del Jersey Land Site produced a lot of nice seabass catches over the weekend also some flounder to 6lb have been caught at Site10 and Site 11 along with seabass
Quite a few nice black drum in the 20lb range were caught on wrecks in the De Bay while anglers were fishing for tog
Skip Mosiej , John jannuzzio, and Ed Cicioli and Harry caught 31 keeper seabass on sandfleas ,greencrabs,squid and clams
Matt Pelarcik caught 2 blues to 10lb at IRI on SP Minnows came back in to tell me he caught a short striper in the same place
Gary caught a 5’ thresher shark off the beach at CapeHenlopen point on A mullet rig tipped with mullet
Ed Jarrell fished at Cubbage pond and caught 20 Pickerel and 5 16" Large Mouth Bass
Bill Husbands was in and showed me a picture of a Sheepshead he caught while fishing in Rehoboth Bay and on Sunday he got a buschel of crabs in Herring Creek.