THE STAFF OF BILL’S SPORT SHOP
18388 Coastal Highway
Lewes, De. 19958
> >The following anglers have reported striper catches: Greg Wagner, Marie, Cris, and friend Kyler, Lewes, -white worms and white bucktails at IRI; Rich Harper, Lewes - Tsunami eel, limit up to 34", at IRI; Gus Nikolaou, Rehoboth Beach, saltwater fly -limit up to 40" at IRI; Aaron Brommer, Rehoboth Beach, 22.35# - bucktail and white worm at IRI; Jeremy Keller, 14, Milton, 36" on Storm Lure; Dominic Coviello, Lewes, 44" Storm Lure at IRI; Brian Elliott, Lewes, 16.5# - rigged eel, IRI; Philip Franklin, Middletown, 33" - Storm lure at IRI; James Harrigan, Lancaster, 37" - bucktail, IRI; Tim Gola, limit up to 32" clams, beach at 3 R's; Brian Kelly, Reading, 23.85# - bunker at Gordons Pond; Mickey Bremer, Dewey Beach, 27.65# - fresh bunker at Cape Henlopen; Merrill Pusey, Lewes, 35.15# - Storm lure at IRI; David Souders, Harrington, limit up to 39" - white bucktail white worm at IRI; Kent Brittingham, Lewes, 40" - Storm Lure, IRI.
> >Grant Gano age 12, of Frankford De nailed a 64.40# drum while fishing with clams in the De Bay.
> >Keith Irwin took his daughter Riley (7 years old) to the Pier and caught 7 flounder with 1 being a keeper. Riley caught her first fish ever and is now hooked for life!
> >"Fished Henlopen. Pier and caught 6 flounder all under 18" on Gulp with shiner tip. Saw a 26 " monster flounder caught. Fished Pier from 5-13 thru 5-16 caught 22 flatties with one 19" keeper. Randy"
> >Bobby Salvatore from the Cape Henelopen Fishing Pier called to say that Jeff Bowers caught a 25 1/2", 6.4# flounder on a minnow. That was the biggest of the day. They are also catching keepers on white and chartreuse Gulp as well.
> >Bill Feick of PA and Chris Funke of DE caught a 18.85#, 33" and a 9.40#, 26" black drum, and
a .6# , 11" kingfish at the coral beds on fresh clams.
> > Mike Bream stopped in and said the party boats came from sea bassing and they wre averaging 6-8 keepers per head on opening day..
> >Tom Bailor, Jeff Bailor & John Mutz caught two bushels of crabs on a trout line in the Indian River in 2 1/2 hrs on a trot line using chicken necks......crabbing was excellent.
> >Hi Bill... I wanted to share a fishing report.....Tony Burr (boat owner), Jon Kitchen, Dave Woods, and Daryl Barthelmess overnighter at the Carteret (also fished Lindenkohl and Spencer) on Saturday. They released 3-YFT and a blue shark. They also boated 2-wahoo and 2-mahi on Sunday
> >Sue Foster, Oyster Bay Tackle in Ocean City, let us know that they
saw an outstanding striper bite from the surf on Friday. Stripers were biting from the Route 50 Bridge along with blues, shad, flounder, and tautog. Indian River saw some of the best striper action since the 1970's! Big drum in the Delaware Bay. Sea bass season is open and anglers are catching them offshore!
> >Capt Les Clemmer, "Martha Marie Charters" went drum fishing and his wife Marty and caught a 71.5# drum, Patrick Morini a 57#, Mike Johnson got a 58.5# and Ronny got a 43#.
> >Jamar Myers and a friend went out with Capt Chuck Cook on the "First Light Charters" and caught their limit of stripers up to 45” and also tagged and released another large striper.
> >Bill's Flounder Tournament Results:
Name Weight Length Date/Time Place
Scott Bucka 4.10Lb 22.25" 5-16 6pm 1
Oak Thompson 3.50Lb 20.75 " 2
Mike Bott 3.24Lb 20.75" 3
Nikki Rice of Lincoln De - 4.33# - Tourney Flounder - DE Bay
Aaron Strausbaugh of Milton - 3.33Lb Tourney Flounder on chicken breast and a 3.18Lb, 21"..
USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 12-09 Vessel Safety Checks at Lewes Yacht Club
Members of USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 12-09 will perform free Vessel Safety Checks at the Lewes Yacht Club on Saturday, May 28 from 9 a.m. to noon, both for club members and for the public. The public is welcome to bring their trailered boats to the club’s parking area, located at end of Cedar Avenue, Lewes Beach.
YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT
On Saturday June 11th, the division of Fish and Wildlife will be holding their annual youth Fishing Tournament at Ingrams pond. Contact Cpl Gavin Davis at 528-5717 for further information.
May 10 and June 14 - USCG Auxiliary Flotilla 12-09-Meetings visit the website at http://www.a0531209.uscgaux.info/
May 13 - June 10 - Flounder Tournament
June 11 - Fish & Wildlife Youth Fishing Tournament
Aug. 8 to 12 - White Marlin Open
Oct. 28 - Dec. 2 - Striper Tournament
Memorial Day weekend hours are adjusted to
5 AM to 10 PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday
And 9 PM Memorial Day