Milford’s Mitchell settles for fourth at bass-fishing tourney

Milford’s Kurt Mitchell took fourth place as the Tackle Warehouse TITLE bass-fishing event concluded on Saturday. The inaugural tournament was considered the FLW Pro Circuit championship. Mitchell, who won Group A earlier in the week, caught six fish totaling 22 pounds, eight ounces on the final day on Lake Michigan at Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Rusty […]

Milford’s Mitchell in finals of bass tournament

Kurt Mitchell did what he needed to do on Friday. The Milford resident finished in the top 10 of the knockout round to advance to today’s finals of the Tackle Warehouse TITLE bass-fishing tournament. Mitchell qualified eighth with a total weight of 58 pounds, eight ounces on the 17 fish he caught Friday in the […]

Mitchell coasts at FLW event

Compared to Monday, Kurt Mitchell had a pretty quiet day on the water Wednesday. But that was OK with him, After building a commanding opening-round lead, the Milford resident cruised into the next round of the Tackle Warehouse TITLE, the FLW Pro Circuit championship, which is being held in Sturgeon Bay, Wis. Mitchell finished first […]

Take special precautions when tying own flies

The cooler nights are great. Combined with the hot days, that makes for an interesting combo at the beach. I have to keep more clothes in the truck this time of year. The evening cooldown combined with a full day of sun can really wear on you. Mostly I have been stuck at the shop […]

Milford’s Mitchell has big day at Wisconsin fishing event

Milford’s Kurt Mitchell had a big first day at the Tackle Warehouse TITLE, the FLW Pro Circuit championship on Monday. Mitchell caught 33 bass weighing in at a total of 119 pounds, 10 ounces in the event being held on Lake Michigan in Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin. Mitchell’s impressive start gave him a 56-pound, 10-ounce lead […]

Fishing is good despite extreme weather

Heat waves to hurricanes back to a heat wave, summer 2020. The most normal thing since January was a hurricane day. At least the fishing is good. The water is clearing up quick after the deluge of rain and wind. We are still dealing with full moon tides, but that is normal. The surf is […]

Skies, waterways full of action this summer

Summertime fun in the sun has a new twist with COVID regulations. The great thing is we can enjoy the outdoors with little human interaction. Social fish-tancing has been easy, especially surf fishing or on a boat. The Flounder Pounder has been canceled. The Broadkill Beach store is planning a small surf fishing tournament at […]

Summer weather is cooking up good fishing

Summer heat waves are so much fun. Stay hydrated. The beaches have been crowded on the weekends. Typical summer out there. The Inland Bay sand bars were packed with boats over the holiday weekend. We are busy on the waterways. Fishing has picked up a little despite increased traffic and water temperatures. Anglers just have […]

Not ideal fishing conditions for local anglers

If you haven’t noticed the wind is windy again, and raining to add to the fun. Boats are having a heck of time getting out to fish. The beaches are covered in wide, fast-moving surf wash, or white water. The Inland Bays and Delaware Bay are rough. Finding an out-of-the-way place to fish has been […]

Fishing access opening as restrictions lessen

The last few days prevented boats heading out and surf anglers had to fight wide waves and rough wash. Private boats are the only ones going out. Charters and head boats are still under restrictions not to operate. Eventually after June 1, that will change. The weather turning has dropped the water temperatures more than […]