DOVER — NOAA Fisheries officially announced an “unusual mortality event” for humpback whales from Maine to North Carolina on Thursday morning. The announcement comes on the heels of a dead whale — thought to be a humpback — found in the waters just off Port Mahon earlier this week. The death toll leading to the […]
PORT MAHON — A dead whale was spotted in the water just off the coast at Port Mahon on Sunday night. “It was reported to us on Sunday night, but when we talked to locals it seems that it may have washed up there a few days before,” said Suzanne Thurman, director of the […]
HARRINGTON — A cold breeze whipping around outside the Delaware State Fairgrounds couldn’t deter thousands of people from keeping their dreams of warmer weather alive inside at the Delaware Outdoor Expo on Saturday. Tim Seward, of Townsend, walked out of the Dover Building with a fishing rod he had purchased in one hand and […]
Well the point opens today and of course the surf is too rough to fish. We had flooded beaches all week long and this will continue into the weekend. Expect heavy waves and fast currents. The storm surges have filled in the swales along the beaches especially from Rehoboth to Fenwick Island. Once the swales […]
Spring into summer! May as well just get used to the heat waves. The bonus of these hotter temperatures is warming up the cooler waters and getting the fish more active. We just don’t want mother nature to set the temperatures to boil for the rest of the season. The flounder are finally hitting better […]
DEWEY BEACH — According to Rich King, “Catching is the byproduct of fishing” and through his immense knowledge of surf fishing, he has caught himself an audience. Born in northern Delaware, Mr. King, who now lives in Long Neck, began fishing from a very young age. So young in fact, he doesn’t remember his first […]
Longer days and warmer temperatures during the week of March 25 saw signs of spring sprouting up everywhere around central Delaware, from a family enjoying a picnic at Abbott’s Mill to rhododendron blooming to kids enjoying Brecknock Park.
Anglers were out in force for the March 5 first day of trout season in Kent and Sussex counties with both Tidbury Pond near Dover and Newton Pond outside of Greenwood stocked, thanks to stocking by the Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife. You can share your photos of you and your catch with delawarestatenews.net readers. […]