THE STAFF OF BILLíS SPORT SHOP
18388 Coastal Highway
Lewes, De. 19958
Bill's Sport Shop and Irish Eyes Restaurant Tournament
Our Irish Eyes/Bill's Sport Shop striper/tautog tournament is in full swing. The roast beef, string beans and pasta was enjoyed by all.
There is still time to sign up on Friday night, on- line and at billssportshop.com. Irish Eyes also has forms. There will be 22 Door prizes to give away this Friday including a full day tog charter, to be used in December, with Mike Rivera of "On Delivery", a 1/2 day charter with Capt. Kristen of "Daddy'$ Money", 2 passes on the "Miss Shyanne", a free "Ultimate" car wash at Rehoboth Car Wash, a free hair cut at Seacoast Salon, $25.00 gift certificate to Rocket Signs, $10.00 gift certificate to Gift Design, $10.00 gift certificate to Dragon's Lair, Bucktails, Rods, Combos, rigs, grab bags, hats and t shirts.
Millman's Appliances is donating a 5 cu ft chest freezer for a wild card prize.
Capt Kristen of "Daddy'$ Money" has donated a full day charter for the top female Angler in Bill's Sport Shop/Irish Eyes Striper tournament.
>> Long sleeve tees and sweat shirts have been requested and special orders will be taken upon request.
The following Captains have donated 1/2 day charters as door prizes in our Striper tourney.
Capt. Mike Rivera "On Delivery"
Capt. Kristen "Daddy'$ Money"
Capt. Bob "Lady GoDiver"
Capt. Roger Quigley "Razorback"
Capt. Paul Henninger "Amethyst"
Capt. Chuck Cook "First Light Charter"
Capt. Les Clemmer "Martha Marie"
Capt. Barry Matson "GummyBear"
Capt. Walt Wilson "R Way II"
Capt. Ken Savage, Aaron Hurd "Gale Force"
>> Tom Bailor called to report that he and his cousin Brian Stafford caught 2 bushels of crabs off Gull Point using a trot line.
>> "Gale Force Charters" hosted two of the Saltwater Fly Anglers of Lewes DE, on a fishing trip at the IRI Mon. night. They caught 15 striped bass, over 20 bluefish, and at least 50 hickory shad.
>> The incoming tide at Haven Rd. proved to be the right place at the right time for Joe, Norman, Ed, Buzz and Bill, using top and bottom rigs with fresh mullet. They caught blues up to 16" and at times there were 2 on at a time. They also beached a couple of kingfish.
>> A customer came in from the Inlet to buy Tsunami Lures because he saw several keeper stripers being caught and wanted to get in on the action.
>> Tony Longo reports catching a 16" weakfish on the Lewes Beach on cut mullet. He also saw a couple winter flounder caught in the canal.
>> On Saturday, the state record for sheepshead was broken by Randy Jensen, with a 15.5#, 28" long fsih with a 24" girth. This monster was caught at the Ice Breakers and weighed in at Lewes Harbor Marina.
>> Blues, blues and more blues are all up and down the Coast.
>> Sue Foster, Oyster Bay Tackle, lets us know what is happening in her area: "Blues are still biting in the surf. Couple kingfish still around. Toutog fishing has been outstanding. Trout are coming back "we hope." Stripers are starting to bite at the inlets."
>> Mike Vespa, an entrant in our striper and tog tounament, weighed in 2 tog. One at 4.85# and the other at 4.80#, for the first and second place lead.
>> Erik Vamos, also in the tournament, weighed in 2 tog as well. The first came in at 4.10#, good enough for third place, and the other was a 3.90" both on sand fleas.
>> Bill Weiss was fishing at Herring Point using fresh fillet of mullet on small top and bottom rigs. Blues up to 15"+ were hitting on the ebb tide. The incoming tide brought striper and flounder-both throw backs. Flounder is out of season. The water started to get dirty bringing in small sharks and skates.
>> Jun Pak, Columbia Md, caught a 32", 16.7# striper using Storm Shad at IRI.
Oct 14, 2011 posted by: Andrew Koch-WGMD News:
Ponds stocked with trout
Fishermen, listen up: DNRECís Fisheries Section has announced that 2 ponds have been stocked with trout. Volunteers and fisheries staffers stocked Newton Pond near Greenwood and White Clay Creek upstate last week. Newton Pond was stocked with 200 pounds of trout, while White Clay Creek was stocked with half a ton of rainbow trout. The average size of the trout is 11 inches. DNREC officials say they donít typically publicize the exact date of the Fall trout stocking like they do in the Spring, but say this will allow fisherman to have their favorite spots to themselves for the most part, and since trout are a coldwater fish, anglers will have plenty of action this winter.
> Cape Henlopen Point has re-opened on the Ocean side and the Bay side
> Sea Bass closed 10/12 through 10/31.
> Flounder closes 10/24 through 12/31
Oct. 21- Dec.2 - Bill's Sport Shop/Irish Eyes Striper Tournament
Mon. - Thurs. 6AM - 7PM
Fri. - 6AM - 10PM
Sat. - 5AM - 9PM
Sun. - 5AM - 5PM