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Rich King writes about the Delaware outdoors every Thursday in the Delaware State News.

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Rich King casts his line into the water south of Dewey Beach.

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Rich King, of Long Neck, casts a line into the surf on Conquest Beach, south of Dewey Beach last week. With his website and weekly columns, Mr. King has turned his hobby into a full-time of job of supplying information on local waterways. (Special to the Delaware State News/Lexi Coon)

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Spring-like weather brought these fishermen to Abbott’s Mill in Milford on Tuesday. (Special to The Delaware State News/Gary Emeigh)

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A family enjoys a taste of spring and a picnic lunch in Milton, Thursday. (Special to The Delaware State News/Dee Marvin Emeigh)

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Ava Bellangelo, 1, of Magnolia, gets her first swing of the spring at Brecknock County Park on Thursday. (Special to The Delaware State News/Dee Marvin Emeigh)

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March went out like a lamb Thursday and the spring weather brought many children to the playground at Brecknock Park. (Special to The Delaware State News/Dee Marvin Emeigh)

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Early blooming rhododendron made their appearance earlier this week in Milford. (Special to The Delaware State News/Dee Marvin Emeigh)

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Spring weather on Thursday afternoon made it perfect for looking at things from new perspectives on the walking path at Brecknock Park. (Special to The Delaware State News/Dee Marvin Emeigh)