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Latest Big Blue Catfish Catch Gives Scales a Workout for Yet Another New State Record

DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed that Delaware has a new state record blue catfish.




DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Confirms Another State Record Blue Catfish, Caught in the Nanticoke River

DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed a new state record blue catfish, the fourth state record of the year for the 2023 Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament.




Millsboro Angler Smashes State Record for King Mackerel with 52-Pound, 11.2-Ounce Catch Off Fenwick Shoal

A Millsboro angler has become the kingfish king of Delaware’s Atlantic waters by catching a 52-pound, 11.2-ounce king mackerel, also known as a kingfish, in late July along Fenwick Shoal. Jeff McCoy landed the new state record king mackerel fishing from his 25-foot boat, The Reel McCoy, kept at DNREC’s Indian River Marina in Delaware Seashore State Park.




DNREC Bans Gaffs for Handling Recreationally-Caught Striped Bass to Comply With ASMFC Management Plan

DNREC announced that the use of a gaff to handle any striped bass caught by recreational anglers is prohibited, effective immediately.




Downstate Public Ponds to be Treated for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

DNREC will begin treating certain downstate public ponds for the foreign invasive aquatic weed hydrilla starting May 29, weather permitting.







 Pages Tagged With: "fishing"

Latest Big Blue Catfish Catch Gives Scales a Workout for Yet Another New State Record

DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed that Delaware has a new state record blue catfish.




DNREC Division of Fish and Wildlife Confirms Another State Record Blue Catfish, Caught in the Nanticoke River

DNREC’s Division of Fish and Wildlife has confirmed a new state record blue catfish, the fourth state record of the year for the 2023 Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament.




Millsboro Angler Smashes State Record for King Mackerel with 52-Pound, 11.2-Ounce Catch Off Fenwick Shoal

A Millsboro angler has become the kingfish king of Delaware’s Atlantic waters by catching a 52-pound, 11.2-ounce king mackerel, also known as a kingfish, in late July along Fenwick Shoal. Jeff McCoy landed the new state record king mackerel fishing from his 25-foot boat, The Reel McCoy, kept at DNREC’s Indian River Marina in Delaware Seashore State Park.




DNREC Bans Gaffs for Handling Recreationally-Caught Striped Bass to Comply With ASMFC Management Plan

DNREC announced that the use of a gaff to handle any striped bass caught by recreational anglers is prohibited, effective immediately.




Downstate Public Ponds to be Treated for Invasive Aquatic Weed Hydrilla

DNREC will begin treating certain downstate public ponds for the foreign invasive aquatic weed hydrilla starting May 29, weather permitting.