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December 5, 2019 - States Schedule Public Hearings on Atlantic Croaker and Spot Draft Addenda

December 2, 2019 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Column - 11/02/19

December 2, 2019 - States Schedule Public Hearings on Atlantic Croaker and Spot Draft Addenda

December 2, 2019 - States Schedule Public Hearings on Atlantic Croaker and Spot Draft Addenda

November 27, 2019 - NOAA Fisheries Approves Framework Adjustment 14 to the Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Fishery Management Plan

November 19, 2019 - Delaware’s Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

November 18, 2019 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

November 14, 2019 - Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council Meeting in Annapolis, MD: December 9-12, 2019 The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold its next meeting December 9-12, 2019 at the Westin Annapolis (100 Westgate Circle, Annapolis, MD

November 14, 2019 - Delaware’s Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway, Dover, DE 19901.

November 8, 2019 - Council on Recreational Fishing Funding to meet Nov. 12 in Dover

November 5, 2019 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife’s artificial reef program sinks retired cruise ship Newest reef addition will be ‘magnet’ for fish and other marine life

November 4, 2019 - ASMFC Finds the Commonwealth of Virginia Out of Compliance with Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden

November 4, 2019 - Weakfish Assessment Update Indicates Stock is Depleted Total Mortality Exceeds Threshold; Overfishing is not Occurring

October 31, 2019 - ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Board Approves Addendum VI

October 17, 2019 - Striped Bass Index Documents Below-Average Year

October 7, 2019 - NOAA Fisheries Evaluates Role of Opt-in Angler Reporting Apps in Recreational Fisheries

June 24, 2019 - Introducing the MidAtlantic Cup Blue Marlin Tournament!

April 17, 2019 - Updated Recreational and Commercial Fishery Compliance Guides Now Available

April 11, 2019 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife schedules training in Lewes for volunteer beachnesting bird monitors

April 8, 2019 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services 2019 Recreational Cobia Fishery — Effective 5/1/19

April 5, 2019 - Monty Hawkins Fishing Report

April 3, 2019 - Monty Hawkins Fishing Report - 4/3/19

April 2, 2019 - Scientists Urge Va. to Cancel Spring Trophy Striper Season

March 28, 2019 - ASMFC expected to set stricter regs for harvesting striped bass

March 28, 2019 - Panel makes suggestions to save the MD stripers

March 18, 2019 - NOAA to keep bluefin regulations the same

March 18, 2019 - Feds give commercial anglers 49% increase; recreational anglers 0%

February 21, 2019 - Changes to Recreational Blueline Tilefish Season — Effective Feb. 22, 2019

February 21, 2019 - New MRIP Organizational Structure Reflects Greater Emphasis on Regional Implementation

February 21, 2019 - NOAA Fisheries Announces Changes to Management of Cobia in Federal Waters of the Atlantic

February 21, 2019 - Final Rule for Amendment 11 Addresses Overfishing of Shortfin Mako Sharks

January 24, 2019 - ASMFC 2019 Winter Meeting Final Agenda and Meeting Materials

January 24, 2019 - Mid-Atlantic Council Seeks Public Input for Next Five-Year Strategic Plan

January 17, 2019 - Coastal Recreational Fisheries Forum set for Friday, April 26, 2019

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December 20, 2018 - MD closed cobia fishery from Jan 1 to April 30

December 20, 2018 - Maryland sets tautog regulations Effective Jan 1, 2019

December 20, 2018 - DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation to host public meeting on proposed changes in surf fishing program

November 27, 2018 - NOAA Seeks New Members for Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee

November 15, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Specs

November 6, 2018 - Delaware to hold ASMFC hearing on Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass recreational management on November 8 in Dover

September 11, 2018 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces expansion of recreational black sea bass season

August 1, 2018 - ASMFC 2018 Summer Meeting Supplemental Materials Now Available

July 26, 2018 - NOAA closed Northern Area for Trophy Bluefins

July 26, 2018 - Fish Tales to host Clamming for a Cure

July 18, 2018 - Delaware Tidal Finfish Advisory Council to meet July 24 in Dover

July 17, 2018 - Mid-Atlantic set for August 19-24

June 26, 2018 - US Winds to hold briefing on new offshore tower

June 8, 2018 - Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to Hold Scoping Hearings for Bluefish Allocation Amendment

June 7, 2018 - ICCAT Advisory Committee: Public Meeting on the Definition of Fish Aggregating Devices

June 7, 2018 - Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council and Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to Hold Scoping Hearings for Bluefish Allocation Amendment

June 6, 2018 - Big Rock chooses 6 military members to participate in tournament

May 24, 2018 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police to host 32nd Annual Youth Fishing Tournament June 2

May 21, 2018 - Public Notice: Atlantic Coast of Maryland Shoreline Protection Project

May 18, 2018 - New record: Number of overfished stocks in the U.S. reaches all time low

May 18, 2018 - FISH TALES TO CELEBRATE 35 YEARS

May 10, 2018 - MD Sets Sea Bass Regulations

May 3, 2018 - MD Issues Emergency Regs for Chesapeake Bay Striper Season

May 2, 2018 - ASMFC to Notify the Commonwealth of Virginia of Potential Noncompliance Action

May 1, 2018 - NOAA Releases Benchmark Assessment

April 26, 2018 - OC Fishing Community Loses Tom Jones

April 20, 2018 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces summer flounder minimum size reduction to 16.5 inches for recreational anglers

April 18, 2018 - Delaware Advisory Council on Recreational Fishing Funding to meet April 24 in Dover

April 17, 2018 - Big Rock donates $200K to Domestic Violence Program

April 17, 2018 - Reminder! MAFMC Advisory Panel Applications Due April 20

April 16, 2018 - Fisheries Innovation Fund 2018 Request for Proposals

April 16, 2018 - Delaware Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries to meet April 18 in Dover

April 13, 2018 - Coastal Recreational Fisheries Forum Friday, April 27, 2018

April 11, 2018 - Revised Regulations Seek to Reduce Minimum Size Requirement for Striped Bass

April 11, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries Seeks Comments on Proposed 2018 Recreational Rules for Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass

April 10, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries Announces the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council Acceptable Biological Omnibus Framework Adjustment

April 9, 2018 - DNREC’s Division of Parks & Recreation closes end of Cape Henlopen fishing pier for repairs from ice damage

April 9, 2018 - DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation to close Holts Landing Boat Ramp while parking lot is improved and expanded

April 5, 2018 - Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services Changes to the Recreational and Commercial Tautog Fishery - Effective May 16, 2018

April 3, 2018 - 2018 Recreational Cobia Fishery — Effective April 6

April 3, 2018 - Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fishing and Boating Services Changes to the Recreational and Commercial Tautog Fishery — Effective 5/16/18

March 30, 2018 - Submit Comments on Options to Address Overfishing of North Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks

March 28, 2018 - Appeals Court Rules in Favor of White Marlin Open

March 27, 2018 - MD Fisheries Requests Changes to Striped Bass Regs for Chesapeake Bay

March 26, 2018 - 2018 Summer Flounder Season, Size Limit and Creel Limit — Effective April 1

March 21, 2018 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife completes renovations at Seaford Boat Ramp

March 20, 2018 - Meeting Summary, Motions, and Presentation from March 20th Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Board Conference Call Now Available

March 20, 2018 - New Tuna Added Entry Added to White Marlin Open

March 16, 2018 - Mid-Atlantic Council Seeking Applicants for Advisory Panels

March 15, 2018 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing March 17, 2018

March 14, 2018 - PERMITS FOR 2018 ARE NOW AVAILABLE

March 14, 2018 - NMFS Adds Shark Endorsment for HMS Permit Holders

March 14, 2018 - NMFS Sets Other Recreational Regulations

March 14, 2018 - National Marine Fisheries Service sets bluefin and yellowfin tuna regulations for 2018 season

March 13, 2018 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Management Board to Meet Via Conference Call March 20 Board to Consider Approval of 2018 Recreational Black Sea Bass Regional Proposals

March 13, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries Makes Changes to Simplify Administration of Golden Tilefish Fishery

March 7, 2018 - Reminder: Electronic Reporting Requirements for Party/Charter Vessels with Mid-Atlantic Permits

March 1, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries Announces Emergency Regulations to Address Overfishing of North Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks

March 1, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries Requests Comments on Options to Address Overfishing of North Atlantic Shortfin Mako Sharks

February 22, 2018 - Maryland Schedules Public Hearing on Black Drum Draft Addendum I

February 22, 2018 - MD 2018 Recreational Black Sea Bass Regs—Effective March 1

February 21, 2018 - Answers to Questions Regarding Offshore Wind Farm off Delmarva

February 20, 2018 - Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program Releases MRIP Regional Implementation Plan

February 5, 2018 - Ocean City council votes to reject 'visible' offshore wind farm

February 5, 2018 - DNREC’s 2018 Delaware Fishing Guide and fishing rulers now available

February 4, 2018 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

February 3, 2018 - NMFS Announces a Public Meeting For Selected Participants of the 2018 Shark Research Fishery

January 31, 2018 - NOAA sets black sea bass regs for February 2018

January 30, 2018 - New Voluntary Right Whale Speed Restriction Zone

January 18, 2018 - NOAA Fisheries Requests That Fishermen Voluntarily Adopt Shortfin Mako Shark Measures

January 16, 2018 - Coastal Recreational Fisheries Forum is scheduled for Friday, April 27, 2018

January 12, 2018 - Assateauge Coastal Trust holding a press event being held about offshore drilling on January 16th

January 12, 2018 - Tidal Finfish Advisory Council to meet Jan. 17 in Dover

January 11, 2018 - South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Seeks Input on Proposed Changes for Atlantic Cobia Management

January 5, 2018 - Now Available: 2017 Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Report for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species

December 29, 2017 - Ocean City turns on offshore wind turbines

December 29, 2017 - DNREC to host Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission public hearing Jan. 3 on proposed addendum to black sea bass plan

December 11, 2017 - Maryland Boaters Can Now Renew Their Vessels Online New Interagency Platform Enhances Renewal Process

December 11, 2017 - 2018 Recreational Black Sea Bass Fishery — Effective Jan. 1, 2018

December 11, 2017 - 2018 Summer Flounder Season, Size Limit and Creel Limit — Effective Jan. 1, 2018

December 11, 2017 - 2018 Atlantic Coast Recreational and Charter Boat Striped Bass Fishery Changes — Effective Jan. 1, 2018

November 21, 2017 - Agenda for Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council Council Meeting December 2017 Council Meeting

November 16, 2017 - Correction: NOAA Fisheries Announces Final Blueline Tilefish Amendment to the Golden Tilefish Fishery Management Plan

November 16, 2017 - ASMFC Approves Interstate FMP for the Atlantic Migratory Group Cobia

October 24, 2017 - WMO pays 2017 Winners

September 22, 2017 - NEFSC Fall Research Cruises Will Continue with Some Modifications

September 2, 2017 - "Top Dog" Organizes Truckload to Benefit Hurricane Victims.

August 24, 2017 - The MidAtlantic Press Release - Day 4

August 23, 2017 - The MidAtlantic Press Release - Day 3

August 22, 2017 - The MidAtlantic Press Release - Day 2

August 21, 2017 - The MidAtlantic Press Release - Day 1

June 30, 2017 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife announces Delaware Sport Fishing Tournament’s new youth division

June 28, 2017 - Trump Administration Delivers for Saltwater Recreational Anglers

June 28, 2017 - NOAA Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule Adding Blueline Tilefish to Golden Tilefish Management Plan

June 26, 2017 - NOAA opens public comment period on Sec. 4(b) in Executive Order 13795 focused on National Marine Sanctuaries and Marine National Monuments

June 14, 2017 - Judge DQ's Heasley's 2016 White Marlin

June 2, 2017 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO 7 DE ADMIN CODE 3511 SUMMER FLOUNDER SIZE LIMITS; POSSESSION LIMITS; SEASONS

June 2, 2017 - Anglers invited to fish for free in Delaware waters June 3 and 4 DNREC’s Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police to host 31st Annual Youth Fishing Tournament June 3

April 19, 2017 - Mid-Atlantic Council to Hold Public Hearings for Chub Mackerel Amendment

April 19, 2017 - Joint Council Meeting with ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board in Alexandria, VA: May 10, 2017

April 19, 2017 - Survey Finds Resilient Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Number of Spawning-Age Female Crabs up 31 Percent to Historic High

April 18, 2017 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Board Conference Call

April 13, 2017 - Additional closure needed to assist beachnesters at the Point at Cape Henlopen State Park

April 11, 2017 - Retention Limit of Commercial Aggregated Large Coastal Shark and Hammerhead Shark Management Groups: Atlantic Region Reduced to 3 Sharks per Trip

April 7, 2017 - NOAA Fisheries Announces an Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting May 9-11, 2017

April 6, 2017 - U.S. Reps. Graves, Green, Webster, Wittman Champion Federal Saltwater Fisheries Reform

April 5, 2017 - Ocean City Beach Replenishment Scheduled for Fall

April 3, 2017 - Mid-Atlantic Council to Hold Public Hearings for Squid Amendment

April 3, 2017 - Feds mandate circle hooks for shark fishing in 2018

March 29, 2017 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General (Commercial) Category Fishery Closing Wednesday, March 29, 2017

March 16, 2017 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing March 20, 2017

March 15, 2017 - Delaware’s recreational summer flounder size limit to increase to 17 inches effective April 1 Possession limit and season dates unchanged

March 15, 2017 - Applications now being accepted for Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police’s second annual summer Youth Academy Support sought for program for ages 12-15

March 7, 2017 - Coastal Recreational Fisheries Fourm Rescheduled

March 1, 2017 - The Point at Cape Henlopen State Park to close for 2017 beachnesting season

March 1, 2017 - MD sets 2017 flounder regulations

February 28, 2017 - 2017 Black Sea Bass Regulations Finalized

February 28, 2017 - South Jersey Yacht Sales Sold

February 27, 2017 - Big Fish Classics Rules Changes for 2017

February 27, 2017 - Comment period open for proposed changes in cobia regulations

February 7, 2017 - Red Drum Stock Assessment Indicates Overfishing Not Occurring

February 3, 2017 - ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board Initiates Development of Draft Addendum V to Consider Liberalizing Management Measures

February 3, 2017 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Approves Regional Management for 2017 Recreational Summer Flounder Fisheries

January 25, 2017 - Atlantic Cobia (Georgia to New York) Recreational Fishing Season is Closed in Federal Waters

December 29, 2016 - Flounder Meeting Scheduled for January 3rd

December 20, 2016 - MD Announces 2017 Striped Bass Regulations

December 20, 2016 - MD Announces 2017 Flounder Regulations

December 20, 2016 - Maryland Closes Sea Bass Fishery January through February 2017

December 6, 2016 - Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold Dec. 8 public hearings on changes to interstate management plans for Atlantic menhaden and Jonah crab

November 10, 2016 - States Schedule Hearings on Atlantic Menhaden Draft Amendment 3 Public Information Document

November 2, 2016 - ASMFC South Atlantic Board Releases Cobia PID for Public Comment

October 18, 2016 - Coastal Recreational Fisheries Forum set for Friday, Oct 21st

October 17, 2016 - Sampson Column - Proposed Shark Regulations

September 1, 2016 - Indian River Marina basin maintenance dredging project scheduled to begin Thursday, Sept. 15

August 26, 2016 - READ OFFICIAL WMO COURT DOCUMENT

August 23, 2016 - WMO withholds prize money for 1st place white marlin

August 18, 2016 - Mid-Atlantic Council and ASMFC Maintain Multi-Year Specifications for Black Sea Bass, Bluefish, and Scup and Modify Summer Flounder Specifications

August 18, 2016 - Atlantic Coastal Fish Habitat Partners Initiate Black Sea Bass Habitat Research Project in the Mid-Atlantic

August 18, 2016 - ASMFC Initiates Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Cobia

August 18, 2016 - ASMFC Coastal Sharks Board Approves Addendum IV to the FMP

August 18, 2016 - ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Board Approves Addendum I

August 18, 2016 - ASMFC Tautog Board Accepts Regional Assessments for Long Island Sound and New Jersey/New York Bight Management Use

August 11, 2016 - Press Release from The MidAtlantic

June 24, 2016 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

June 11, 2016 - Stretch of beach at Gordons Pond in Cape Henlopen State Park will close starting Monday, June 13 to safeguard first nest of piping plovers found there this season

May 25, 2016 - DNREC reopens Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier after major repairs

May 25, 2016 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report - May 25, 2016

May 18, 2016 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report - 5-18-16

May 17, 2016 - Grants Available to Aid Maritime Municipalities and Counties Maryland to Preserve and Revitalize Working Waterfronts

May 15, 2016 - Capt. Monty Hawkins report - May 15, 2016

May 6, 2016 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report - 5/6/16

April 25, 2016 - Federal Fishery Management Measures Approved for Blueline Tilefish in the Mid-Atlantic

April 25, 2016 - Pacific bluefin tuna population has dropped 97 percent, new report says

April 25, 2016 - Capt. Monty "Morning Star" Report - 4-25-16

April 25, 2016 - Governor Larry Hogan Announces New Partnership during National Park Week Visit to Assateague. Maryland Park Service to Honor “Every Kid in a Park” Pass

April 20, 2016 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Recreational Daily Retention Limit Adjustment

April 15, 2016 - Delaware Office of Boating Safety and Education encourages boaters to prepare for season by taking a boating safety course ‘Spring Aboard’ campaign: Great days on the water start with boating safety education

April 12, 2016 - Chesapeake Bay Blue Crab Population Shows Improvement Spawning-Age Female Number Nearly Doubles

April 11, 2016 - Monty Hawkins Letter to Secretary of Commerce

April 11, 2016 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service 2016 Commercial Horseshoe Crab Fishery

April 7, 2016 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing April 10, 2016

April 7, 2016 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service Corrected 2016 Commercial Shark Size Limits

April 4, 2016 - Coastal Recreational Fisheries Forum set for April 8th

April 1, 2016 - Hearns Pond dam and boat ramp will close in May for up to a year while replacement structures are built

March 31, 2016 - 12-Month Finding on Petitions to List the Common Thresher Shark and Bigeye Thresher Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

March 17, 2016 - DNREC Secretary’s Order, following new FDA guidance, halts shellfish harvest in seasonal area on Rehoboth Bay

March 15, 2016 - Mid-Atlantic Coast Taken Off Oil & Gas Development List

March 10, 2016 - Mid-Atlantic Council Solicits Public Input on Blueline Tilefish Management Mid-Atlantic Council Solicits Public Input on Blueline Tilefish Management

March 7, 2016 - Applications now being accepted for DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police’s new summer youth academy

March 4, 2016 - OC Inlet Dredging scheduled for March 4th

February 24, 2016 - MD Sets 2016 Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Regs

February 24, 2016 - MD Sets 2016 Black Sea Bass Season & Regs

February 22, 2016 - DNREC seeking volunteers for Saturday, March 19 beach grass planting along Delaware Bay and Atlantic Ocean coastlines

February 17, 2016 - DE Tidal Finfish Advisory Council Meeting Rescheduled for March 16th.

February 16, 2016 - Maryland Offers Fishing License Discount for 16-Year-Olds

February 16, 2016 - Shearwater’s sinking as Delaware artificial reef addition debuts on DNREC YouTube Channel

February 16, 2016 - Newly-signed Delaware law changes size, possession limits for American eel

February 8, 2016 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Approves Regional Management for 2016 Recreational Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Fisheries

February 3, 2016 - Monty Hawkins "Morning Star" Report 2/3/16

February 1, 2016 - Mark Sampson Column on HMS Permits

February 1, 2016 - MD seeks applicant for Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council

February 1, 2016 - Data to Inform Regional Ocean Planning Process Shared with Public

February 1, 2016 - MD DNR Schedules Coastal Recrational Fisheries Forum for April 8th

February 1, 2016 - Public Hearing on Proposed Blue Crab Regulations

February 1, 2016 - SAFMC Solicits Public Input on Proposed Electronic Reporting Requirements for Charterboats and Other Fisheries Issues

February 1, 2016 - MD Proposes Changes to Striped Bass Regulations

January 21, 2016 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife launches new ‘Delaware Fish Facts for the Recreational Angler’ website

January 15, 2016 - Changes made to Big Fish Classic

January 11, 2016 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces amended tilefish regulation to take effect Jan. 11

January 11, 2016 - Governor Markell seeks nominees for Delaware’s seat on Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council

January 8, 2016 - MD DNR to hold meetings to review data on coastal fish

December 28, 2015 - Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: Dec. 14-20

December 28, 2015 - DE Shellfish Advisory Counclil Meeting Slated for 1/6

December 22, 2015 - States Schedule Public Hearings on Draft Addendum XXVII Addendum Seeks Input on Regional Management Options for 2016 Summer Flounder and Black Sea Recreational Fisheries

December 18, 2015 - MD Sets 2016 Flounder Regulations

December 18, 2015 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service 2016 Recreational Black Sea Bass Fishery

December 11, 2015 - "Morning Star" report - 12-10-15

December 11, 2015 - Five DNREC satellite offices now centralized at new Dover location

December 11, 2015 - Chesapeake Bay Striped Bass Season Extended

December 7, 2015 - 2016 Atlantic Tunas, Swordfish General Commercial, and Atlantic HMS Vessel Permits Now Available

December 7, 2015 - ACFHP Releases Request for Proposals to Study and/or Restore Black Sea Bass Habitat along the Mid-Atlantic

December 2, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins "Morning Star" Report

November 23, 2015 - All Delaware State Parks free on Black Friday

November 19, 2015 - DNREC extends public comment period through Dec. 7 on proposed amendments to Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches

November 18, 2015 - New state record 24.8-pound bluefish bests previous high Delaware catch for species by almost 3 pounds

November 12, 2015 - Striped Bass Enforcement Ramped Up

November 10, 2015 - DE Recreational Fishing Funding Advisory Council meeting on 11-17

November 5, 2015 - Lewes Public Boat Ramp parking lot to partially close for pavement re-striping Nov. 11-12

November 5, 2015 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup and Black Sea Bass Board Revises 2016 Black Sea Bass Specifications & Initiates Draft Addendum for Regional Management of 2016 Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Recreational Fisheries

November 4, 2015 - BIG ROCK GIVES BACK TO COMMUNITY

November 4, 2015 - NOAA Fisheries Requests Comments on the Issuance of Exempted Fishing Permits and Related Permits for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species During 2016

November 2, 2015 - Delaware boat registration website to shut down

October 13, 2015 - Coastal Recreational Forum on 10/16

October 13, 2015 - Auctions of low-digit surf-fishing tags by DNREC Division of Parks & Recreation start Oct. 15 Sales of new plates authorized by the General Assembly and signed into law by Gov. Markell will benefit Delaware State Parks

October 13, 2015 - Maryland Striped Bass Juvenile Index is Eighth Highest on Record

October 9, 2015 - MD Fishing Licenses Now Good for 365 days

September 4, 2015 - DNREC’s Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier to reopen ahead of schedule, in time for Labor Day weekend

August 28, 2015 - Council to Hold Scoping Hearings for Action on Unmanaged Forage Species

August 27, 2015 - MD DNR Considering Making East Channel a 6 mph Zone

August 21, 2015 - ASMFC Releases Tautog Public Information Document for Public Comment States Schedule Public Hearings for late September/early October

August 13, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins take on Wind Area Survey

July 17, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

July 15, 2015 - DNREC’s DuPont Nature Center to host Fish-n-Fun Day for families on July 19 in Slaughter Beach

July 14, 2015 - MD DNR Fisheries Services Adjusts Recreational Sea Bass Dates

June 28, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report - 6/28/15

June 25, 2015 - NOAA Fisheries Announces the Re-opening of the Commercial Sector for Atlantic Dolphin

June 24, 2015 - Indian River Marina Catch-All Kid's Tournament Cancelled

June 24, 2015 - Division of Fish & Wildlife upgrades continue at Rosedale Beach boat ramp to install floating dock; intermittent closures expected

June 24, 2015 - ASMFC Atlantic Herring Section June 29 Days Out Conference Call Cancelled

June 16, 2015 - REMINDER: Blueline Tilefish Scoping Hearing set for June 18th in Ocean City, MD

June 10, 2015 - DE Tidal Finfish Advisory Council Meeting cancelled

June 9, 2015 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife to offer ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ program on June 14, 17 and 24

June 9, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: May 25-31

June 4, 2015 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing June 7, 2015

June 3, 2015 - Permits Now Required for Bluefline Tilefish

June 2, 2015 - White Marlin Open adds new Heaviest White Marlin Winnter Take All Calcutta

June 1, 2015 - Blueline Tilefish Scoping Hearings June 1–18, 2015

June 1, 2015 - Anglers invited to fish for free in Delaware waters June 6 and 7

June 1, 2015 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED AMMENDMENTS TO 7 DE ADMIN CODE 3500 TIDAL FINFISH TO INCLUDE A NEW 3542 TILEFISH

June 1, 2015 - Commercial Striped Bass Meeting on June 3rd

June 1, 2015 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service 2015 Commercial Horseshoe Crab Fishery

May 29, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

May 26, 2015 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife to host 29th Annual Youth Fishing Tournament on June 6

May 21, 2015 - ASMFC Begins Preparations for 2016 Black Sea Bass Benchmark Stock Assessment

May 21, 2015 - ‘Take a Kid Fishing!’ dates announced by DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife

May 18, 2015 - Stretch of beach at Cape Henlopen State Park closed to safeguard nesting piping plovers

May 15, 2015 - DNREC’s Division of Fish & Wildlife seeking great shots of Delaware anglers for annual photo contest

May 14, 2015 - Ocean Pines Receives Clean Act Marina Certification

May 13, 2015 - NMFS Changes Bluefin Tuna Regulations

May 12, 2015 - BIG ROCK ANNOUNCES FREE CONCERT!

May 12, 2015 - MD will change fishing license from calendar year to 365 days effective Oct 1st

May 12, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

May 12, 2015 - New parking restrictions in place for vehicles at Delaware State Parks’ surf-fishing beaches Effective immediately, only single-file parking to be allowed on state surf-fishing beaches

May 8, 2015 - ASMFC Tautog Board Initiates Amendment to Establish Regional Stock Areas & Associated Reference Points

May 8, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: April 27-May 3

May 7, 2015 - Division of Fish & Wildlife reminds anglers: Recreational striped bass regulation change to take effect on May 11

May 6, 2015 - ASMFC American Lobster Board Approves Addendum XXIV

May 6, 2015 - ASMFC Atlantic Menhaden Board Sets 2015 and 2016 TAC at 187,880 MT & Initiates Amendment to Establish Ecological Reference Points

May 6, 2015 - ASMFC Atlantic Herring Section Approves Draft Amendment 3 for Public Comment

May 3, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

May 2, 2015 - CCA Holding "Anglers Night Out" at Shenanigans

April 28, 2015 - Bill Introduced to Make Striped Bass National Fish

April 23, 2015 - ASMFC Spring Meeting Agenda Available

April 22, 2015 - Public Comment Period Open for Spiny Dogfish

April 17, 2015 - As Rockfish Season Opens, Maryland Anglers Urged to Track Their Catch to Improve Fisheries Management

April 16, 2015 - Delaware Office of Boating Safety and Education encourages boaters to prepare for season by taking a boating safety course NASBLA’s ‘Spring Aboard’ campaign: Great days on the water start with boating safety education

April 16, 2015 - DNREC to hold workshops on updates to Regulations Governing Beach Protection and Use of Beaches

April 16, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Council Initiates Action to Manage Blueline Tilefish

April 15, 2015 - Chesapeake Bay Rockfish Season Opens April 18th

April 15, 2015 - Status of Stocks 2014 Report to Congress: Overfishing and Overfished Stocks Hit All-Time Lows

April 15, 2015 - MSSA Atlantic Chapter Meeting Slated for April 28th

April 14, 2015 - NOAA Fisheries Office of Sustainable Fisheries is now accepting applications for the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) - Bycatch Reduction Engineering Program (BREP).

April 14, 2015 - National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy Implementation Plan Released

April 10, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Natural Resources Police Blotter: March 30-April 5

April 10, 2015 - Strictly Boaters Boat Show Set for May 1-3

April 9, 2015 - Mulberry Landing Boat Ramp to reopen April 18 following ramp improvements

April 9, 2015 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife announces new recreational striped bass regulation to take effect on May 11

April 7, 2015 - Another VA state record bluefin caught

April 6, 2015 - MD DNR looking for feedback on commercial striped bass proposal

April 6, 2015 - OC Reef Foundation Dinner Date Set

April 2, 2015 - New VA state record bluefin caught

April 2, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: March 23-29

April 2, 2015 - MD Striped Bass Angler Survey results available

April 1, 2015 - Court Rules Navy Training in Pacific Violates Laws Meant to Protect Whales, Sea Turtles Federal Judge Says Feds Wrongly Approved Plan Allowing Whales, Dolphins, Other Wildlife to be Harmed Nearly 10 Million Times

April 1, 2015 - Wicomico Bass Club Sponsors 5th Annual Tournament to Help USMC Toys for Tots and Get More Kids Fishing; Includes Two Free Bass-Fishing Clinics, Raffle Prizes, and a Post-Tournament BBQ

March 30, 2015 - 90-Day Finding on Petitions To List the Porbeagle Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

March 27, 2015 - Julie Ball Virginia Report

March 27, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: March 16-22

March 27, 2015 - New Campground opening at Indian River Inlet

March 27, 2015 - Assawoman Wildlife Area road closures announced due to boat ramp improvements

March 27, 2015 - MD Commercial Oyster Season Extended by 2 Weeks

March 25, 2015 - Volunteers sought for 24th annual Christina River Cleanup on April 18

March 23, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

March 23, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: March 9-15

March 23, 2015 - Chesapeake Bay and Tidal Tributaries Recreational and Charter Striped Bass Fishery Modifications

March 23, 2015 - Age Determined for World Record Tautog

March 19, 2015 - Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Issues Annual Report

March 18, 2015 - Striped Bass Spring Trophy Season regulations set for Chesapeake Bay

March 17, 2015 - Capt. Monty Hawkins Report

March 16, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: March 2-8

March 12, 2015 - Local MSSA Chapter Meeting on 3/24

March 11, 2015 - A New National Campaign Asks Anglers to Pledge to Pitch It Recreational fishing industry is asking anglers to properly dispose of soft plastic baits

March 9, 2015 - MD DNR Seeking Public Input on changes to commercial striped bass fishery

March 9, 2015 - Scientists fight sound blasting to protect commercial fish stock

March 5, 2015 - Draft Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Essential Fish Habitat 5-Year Review

March 3, 2015 - 90-Day Finding on a Petition To List the Common Thresher Shark as Threatened or Endangered Under the Endangered Species Act

March 2, 2015 - Fisherman Gets Prison for Illegal Harvest of Almost 200,000 Striped Bass

March 2, 2015 - Council Recommends Emergency Action for Blueline Tilefish in the Mid-Atlantic

February 27, 2015 - 2015 Commercial Individual Transferable Quota Striped Bass Season Modification

February 27, 2015 - MD Sets 2015 Sea Bass Regulations

February 23, 2015 - REMINDER: DE Division of Fish & Wildlife to hold Feb. 23 public hearing on options to reduce recreational striped bass harvest All Atlantic states required to reduce harvest by 25 percent

February 23, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council will hold an emergency meeting regarding blueline tilefish

February 20, 2015 - The Maryland Department of Natural Resources Fisheries Service Invitations for Bids

February 16, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: Feb. 2-8

February 16, 2015 - NOAA Fisheries Releases National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy

February 16, 2015 - ASMFC Tautog Board Accepts Benchmark Assessment & Peer Review Results for Management Use

February 9, 2015 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED BLUE CRAB REGULATIONS

February 9, 2015 - Atlantic Menhaden Benchmark Assessment Finds Resource Not Overfished and Overfishing Not Occurring

February 6, 2015 - DNREC Fish & Wildlife Enforcement Blotter: Jan. 26-Feb. 1

February 6, 2015 - 2015 Delaware Fishing Guide is now available statewide and online

February 6, 2015 - ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Board Approves State Implementation Plans to Reduce Harvest

February 6, 2015 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED BLUE CRAB REGULATIONS

February 5, 2015 - Division of Fish & Wildlife seeks volunteers for 2015 frog monitoring Orientation set for Feb. 21 at Aquatic Resources Education Center

February 5, 2015 - Black Drum Benchmark Assessment Finds Resource Not Overfished and Overfishing Not Occurring

February 5, 2015 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Continues Summer Flounder Recreational Regional Management for 2015 & Approves State Plans for 2015 Recreational Black Sea Bass & Scup Fisheries

February 4, 2015 - ASMFC Northern Shrimp Section Releases the Public Information Document for Draft Amendment 3 for Public Comment

February 4, 2015 - ASMFC American Lobster Board Approves Draft Addendum XXIV for Public Comment

January 29, 2015 - DE PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO TIDAL FINFISH REGULATION 3502, 3503, 3504, 3505 AND 3506 PERTAINING TO STRIPED BASS.

January 28, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Council Accepting Applications for Advisory Panel Members

January 23, 2015 - ASMFC 2015 Winter Meeting Final Agenda and Meeting Materials Now Available

January 21, 2015 - MSSA Atlantic Coast Chapter Meeting on January 27th

January 5, 2015 - Mid-Atlantic Council to Hold Hearings on Deep Sea Corals Amendment

January 3, 2015 - Striped Bass Creel Reduced to 1 per person

December 23, 2014 - MD closes sea bass fishery from January 1st to February 28th

December 23, 2014 - MD sets 2015 flounder regs

December 22, 2014 - MD Offers Discounts on Fishing Licenses

November 24, 2014 - DNREC Division of Fish & Wildlife to hold public workshops on proposed increases to hunting and trapping license fees

November 19, 2014 - Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife announces required reductions in 2015 striped bass recreational and commercial harvest Recreational options under review; public hearing to be scheduled in early 2015

November 18, 2014 - MD DNR to hold public input meeting on striped bass regulation chenges

November 6, 2014 - UPDATE ON 2015 STRIPED BASS REGULATION PROCESS

November 5, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic Regional Planning Body Seeks Public Input from Marylanders via Open Session in Ocean City, Maryland

November 3, 2014 - NMFS Requests Applications for Participation in the Atlantic Highly Migratory Species 2015 Shark Research Fishery

October 31, 2014 - ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Board Approves Addendum IV for Implementation in 2015

October 1, 2014 - Public hearing on summer flounder management set for Oct. 6

September 27, 2014 - ASMFC to hold meeting on summer flounder

September 11, 2014 - MD extends sea bass season

September 9, 2014 - MD Meeting set for striped bass regulation changes

August 29, 2014 - Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to hold public hearing in Delaware on interstate striped bass management plan

August 25, 2014 - NMFS Maintains 4 fish General Category (Commercial) Daily Retention Limit for September through December 2014

August 23, 2014 - Public Hearings set on Striped Bass Changes

August 19, 2014 - Atlantic Coastal States Schedule Public Hearings on Striped Bass Draft Addendum IV

August 18, 2014 - ASMFC & MAFMC Maintain Specifications for 2015 Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass Fisheries & Approve 2015 Bluefish Specifications

August 14, 2014 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting September 10-11, 2014

August 8, 2014 - ASMFC South Atlantic Board Approves Traffic Light Approach to Assess Stock Trends and Initiate Management Response for Spot & Atlantic Croaker

August 7, 2014 - ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Board Approves Draft Addendum IV for Public Comment

August 7, 2014 - ASMFC Spiny Dogfish Board Approves Draft Addendum V for Public Comment

June 4, 2014 - States Schedule Public Hearings on Spot & Atlantic Croaker Draft Addendum

May 29, 2014 - CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE APPROVES 'FLEXIBILITY'

May 5, 2014 - Bluefin Tuna Regulations Updated

May 2, 2014 - Delaware changes summer flounder and sea bass regulations

April 22, 2014 - Ocean City Reef Foundation Dinner Set for May 4th at Marlin Club

April 16, 2014 - Council Adopts Golden Tilefish Management Measures for 2015 – 2017

April 14, 2014 - MSSA Reschedules Youth Fishing Program

April 8, 2014 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Fishery: Southern Area Trophy Fishery Closing April 11, 2014

April 3, 2014 - Salisbury University Fishing Club looking for Relay for Life donations and sponsors

April 3, 2014 - NOAA Fisheries Commits to Develop a National Recreational Fishing Policy

April 2, 2014 - NMFS Announces Proposed 2014 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas

March 31, 2014 - MSSA forms Youth Angler Club

March 26, 2014 - Recreational Fishing and Boating Community Calls on Congress to Revamp Marine Fisheries Management Leaders map out path for federal marine fisheries conservation

March 26, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic Council Hosts Workshop on East Coast Fisheries and Climate Change

March 25, 2014 - 3 Rod Limit in MD Waived for 180 days

March 24, 2014 - Notice of Initiation of 5-year Essential Fish Habitat Review for Atlantic Highly Migratory Species and Request for Information

March 18, 2014 - NMFS Releases Final 2013 Bluefin Landings

March 17, 2014 - 2014 Summer Flounder Regulations Set

March 13, 2014 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species Advisory Panel Meeting Set for April 3-4

March 11, 2014 - Entries Now Open for the REACTOR Watch & Bill Boyce Western Outdoor News Los Cabos 2014 Tuna Jackpot Sweepstakes

March 10, 2014 - Delaware to hold public hearings on summer flounder and sea bass

March 10, 2014 - Fish Habitat Legislation Introduced In U.S. Senate

March 10, 2014 - DNREC reminds anglers to purchase 2014 fishing licenses

March 10, 2014 - MD Sets 2014 Flounder Regulations

February 26, 2014 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Schedules Conference Call for March 13 (10 AM) to Consider Approval of State and Regional Management Proposals

February 20, 2014 - Public Listening Session on Draft Mid-Atlantic Regional Ocean Planning Framework set for Feb. 27 in Lewes

February 7, 2014 - ASMFC 2014 Winter Meeting Press Releases, Summaries and Motions

February 1, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic $500,000 makes major changes

January 24, 2014 - MD DNR Removes 3-rod limit

January 15, 2014 - MSSA - Atlantic Chapter's Next Meeting

January 8, 2014 - 5TH ANNUAL MSSA SALTWATER FISHING EXPO

January 8, 2014 - PUBLIC HEARING DATES SET FOR SUMMER FLOUNDER AND BLACK SEA BASS

January 6, 2014 - OCEAN CITY SHARK TOURNAMENT ANNOUNCES CHANGE

January 1, 2014 - Delaware anglers reminded that recreational black sea bass season

December 20, 2013 - MD Sets 2014 Sea Bass Regulations in State Waters

December 13, 2013 - Addendum Proposes Management Options for the 2014 Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Recreational Fisheries

December 5, 2013 - Highlights of 2013 International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) Meeting

December 2, 2013 - Atlantic Bluefin Tuna General Category Fishery: NMFS Adjusts Daily Retention Limit for November - December 2013

November 27, 2013 - LOOK FOR NEXT COASTAL HUNTER

November 26, 2013 - 2014 Chesapeake Bay Striper Quotas Set

November 21, 2013 - Maryland looking for public comment on changes in speckled trout regulations

November 14, 2013 - RFA SAYS TIDE IS TURNING TOWARDS MAGNUSON REFORM

November 11, 2013 - International Assessment Shows Again North Atlantic Swordfish Stock Rebuilt

November 1, 2013 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass Board Initiates Draft Addendum XXIV to Address 2014 Summer Flounder and Black Sea Bass Recreational Fisheries

October 25, 2013 - Public Hearing on Proposed Blue Crab Regulations

October 25, 2013 - Reduced flounder quota could hurt recreational fishing industry

October 9, 2013 - Bahia Marina Rocktoberfest Striper Tournament Rescheduled

October 1, 2013 - Delaware Announces Special waterfowl and deer hunting days for youth, disabled hunters announced

September 30, 2013 - Indian River North Jetty repair to begin Oct. 2nd

September 25, 2013 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO 3500 TIDAL FINFISH TO INCLUDE A NEW §3588 ATLANTIC MENHADEN.

September 24, 2013 - PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED MODIFICATIONS TO §3518 BLACK DRUM SIZE LIMIT; POSSESSION LIMIT; LANDING LIMIT; DEALER LIMIT.

July 31, 2013 - NOAA to hold meeting in Ocean Pines to discuss best handling practices

July 24, 2013 - Weigh-in location changed for Ocean Pines Flounder Tournament

July 3, 2013 - Changes made to shark regulations effective August 2nd

June 19, 2013 - NMFS Announces Final 2013 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas and Closes Longline Category

June 14, 2013 - From the Annual OC Shark Tournament

June 7, 2013 - Delaware Adjust Minimum Size for Flounder

June 7, 2013 - Delaware recreational crabbers reminded of catch regulations, including turtle excluder

May 31, 2013 - National Fishing Week starts; anglers invited to fish for free in Delaware waters June 8 & 9

May 29, 2013 - New artificial bait could reduce number of horseshoe crabs used to catch eel and whelk

May 29, 2013 - ASMFC Approves Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Black Drum

May 28, 2013 - ASMFC Winter Flounder Board Approves Addendum III

May 20, 2013 - MARYLAND WITHDRAWLS FINAL PROPOSAL TO TAKE TAUTOG TO 15-INCHES

May 19, 2013 - MD & FEDS SET BLACK SEA BASS REGULATIONS

May 16, 2013 - NMFS ADJUSTS BLUEFIN TUNA REGULATIONS

May 2, 2013 - NMFS Proposes Rule on Shark Conservation Act of 2010

May 1, 2013 - NMFS Will Host a Public Conference Call to Discuss Updating the Atlantic HMS Recreational Fishing Action Agenda

May 1, 2013 - MD DNR looking to fill vacancies on the Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission and Sport Fisheries Advisory Commission

April 25, 2013 - MSSA and Youth Angler Club Welcome Lenny Rudow

April 24, 2013 - MD Fisheries to hold meetings on blue crab regulations

April 24, 2013 - NMFS Preparing Statement for Shark Management

April 24, 2013 - DNR Sets a May 10 Striped Bass Commercial Control Date for Quota Allocation

April 24, 2013 - MAFMC Meeting Minutes

April 24, 2013 - 30th Annual Championship on the Bay

April 24, 2013 - Annual Reef Foundation Dinner - May 15th

April 24, 2013 - Atlantic Highly Migratory Species News - Sharks

April 18, 2013 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Approves Addendum XXIV New York & New Jersey May Modify Regulations to Access Additional Fish

April 10, 2013 - Strictly Boaters Boat Show, May 3rd, 4th & 5th

April 10, 2013 - NMFS Announces Proposed 2013 Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quotas

April 8, 2013 - No Striped Bass in Nanticoke River during Spawning Season

April 4, 2013 - NOAA seeks comments on Billfish Conservation Act

April 4, 2013 - DE Anglers reminded that harvesting river herring is prohibited

April 4, 2013 - NOAA seeks public input on placing scalloped hammerheads on Endangered Species list

April 3, 2013 - Public invited to listen in on meeting about Marine Recreational Information Program (MRIP)

April 1, 2013 - NMFS Adjusts Bluefin Tuna Regulations

March 26, 2013 - Menhaden Management Update

March 25, 2013 - NOAA looking at alternatives to enhance swordfish fishery

March 25, 2013 - Maryland Sets 2013 Flounder Regulations

March 22, 2013 - Ocean City Fishing Community Mourns the Loss of a Legend

March 22, 2013 - States to Hold Hearings on Draft Black Drum FMP

March 20, 2013 - Delaware Schedules Hearing on Draft of Black Drum Fishery Management Plan

March 20, 2013 - Delaware Advisory Council on Tidal Finfisheries Agenda

March 15, 2013 - DNREC to hold March 21 public hearing on proposed summer flounder regulation changes; public comment period is open until April 5

March 15, 2013 - DNREC to hold public hearing March 21 on proposed invasive finfish regulations; public comment period open until April 5

March 14, 2013 - ASMFC Releases Summer Flounder Draft Addendum XXIV for Public Comment

March 13, 2013 - ASMFC Summer Flounder, Scup, and Black Sea Bass Board Schedules Conference Call for March 15 at 2 PM to Consider Approval of Northern Region Regulations for the 2013 Black Sea Bass Recreational Fishery

March 1, 2013 - LOOKING FOR A COPY OF THE COASTAL FISHERMAN WINTER EDITION?

February 23, 2013 - GOOD NEWS FOR SEA BASS FISHING IN DELAWARE, MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA!!!

February 21, 2013 - MARYLAND PROPOSES 2013 FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

February 21, 2013 - DELAWARE TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS ON PROPOSED FLOUNDER REGULATIONS

February 21, 2013 - BILL TO BE VOTED ON TO INCREASE MARYLAND FISHING LICENSE FEES BY $10

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Fishing Report

7.25.20 11:23 am

Sat - 7/25 - 

The big fishing news this weekend it the HUK Big Fish Classic Tournament being held at Talbot Street Pier.  106 boats registered bringing the award monies to over $900,000.  With most of our captains who share fishing reports in the tournament, I do not expect much info this weekend.  The boat "Trip Wire" with Capt. Croft Upchurch did bring a 83" & 243.5 lb swordfish to the scales last night.  As they were going back out he did not share location, but did connect the fish on squid.

Weather - 

Inshore - Partly sunny, slight chance of tstms throughout the day.  Highs in the upper 80's with winds E 5-10

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore- 423 AM
TODAY  Variable winds less than 10 kt, becoming E to NE, then,  becoming SE. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.  
TONIGHT
 Variable winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered  showers and tstms.  
SUN
 Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to  15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.

Weds - 7/22 - 

9:00AM - Tuna bite still on at the Hotdog, however we are not seeing as many boats back with double digit to limit catches.  Capt. Luke Blume on the "C-Boys" got back to the dock a little after noon with 14 yellowin in the box.  While they hit a lot, he shared others were picking off one or two.  All still chunking.
Capt. Monty Hawkins on the head boat "Morning Star" found the sea bass to be 'fussy' yesterday.  His anglers found some fish, but no limit catches and only a few double digit one.  He added 2 hours to the trip to get his group more time on the reef.
Matt Romanowski and Rick Stewart caught two flounder while drifting gulp and minnow combos behind assateague. Capt. Nick Clemente on the charter boat "Get Sum" reported several keeper flounders over 20" while fishing in the south bay using white Gulp.

Weather -

Inshore - Very hot yet breezy day.  Highs in the upper 80's, but a heat index of 103.  SE winds 10 - 15.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  423 AM
TODAY  W to SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming SW 5 to 15 kt, then,  becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers  and tstms.  
TONIGHT
 S to SW winds 10 to 20 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft.  
THU
 SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 15 to 20 kt. Seas  3 to 5 ft.

Tuesday - 7/21 - 

9:00AM - The big news offshore continues to be yellowfin tuna action inshore on Sat and Sun.  Specifically chunking at the Hotdog has been producing limit or near limit catches first thing in the morning.  Several boats have been coming back to the docks at 9AM after getting their fill in 90 - 120 minutes, having 3, 4 and even 6 on at a time.   Second spot would be the Rockpile.  The marlin bite seems to be south lately with reports over the past few days of releases in the Washington and Norfolk.
Nearshore/Inshore reefs/wrecks still producing sea bass and mackerel.  Recent reports are African Queen, Elephant Trunk, Great Gull, bass grounds and 19 Fathom Lump.

Weather -

Inshore - You already know this - Hot Hot Hot.  The heat will raise chances for tstms in the afternoon.  Winds N/NE shifting to E in the afternoon.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  1024 AM
TODAY  W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to 15 kt.  Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.  
TONIGHT  S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming W to SW. Seas 3 to  4 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.  
WED
 SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 20 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.

Sat - 7/18 - 

9:00AM - Looks like a nice day for fishing.  Lots of boats in the OC bay already on my drive in and LOTS of trailers at the ramp and trucks at Sunset and the OC Fishing center.  I expect it to be crowded offshore again, especially the Hotdog.  Lots of chunking going on.  Further out the yellowfin action is still string in the Massey, Washington and the Poor Man's Canyons.  White releases reported in the Washington and Poor Man's.
The warm weather will heat up the bays making flounder fishing more difficult.

Weather -

Inshore - Partly sunny with slight chance of rain.  Highs in the 80's, SE winds 5-10.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  419 AM 
TODAY  W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than  10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.  
TONIGHT
 Variable winds less than 5 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Chance  of tstms.  
SUN
 Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S. Seas 3 to  4 ft.


Fri - 7/17 - 

9:00AM - Looks like a lot of boats went out to the Hotdog this morning.  Capt. Buddy Whetzel on the charter boat "Bubblehead" out of the Bahia Marina reported a bumpy ride out at 6:30AM. Winds were ESE and tight waves. Weather settled down a bit around 7:30.  His new anglers on board enjoyed the wave actions over the bow!  He will be trolling to start around the Hotdog, moving to chunkin if not successful on the troll.  He reported at 9AM that there were about 30 other boats with him there.

Capt. Cade Seely from "Chasin’ Tides" charters shared "We were doing some nighttime fishing last night and I was able to get angler Jan Smith on a 42 inch red drum (that was safely released) using bunker."


Weather - Partly sunny with a slight chance of tstms late.  Breezy with highs in the 80's and winds S @ 15-20.

Inshore -

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  434 AM EDT
TODAY  S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to  4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 S winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt.  Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers.
SAT  W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, diminishing to less than 10 kt.  Seas 3 to 4 ft. Tstms and scattered showers.

Thurs - 7/16 - 

4:02PM - Short update from Capt. Nick Clemente on the charter boat "Get Sum" - He is fighting the east wind in the south OC bay, making it more work for him to manage the drift.  He reports the water is still a little dirty from last Friday's storm but he has keeper flounders in the box and is getting several throwbacks as well.  They have also seen several spanish mackerel jumping.

9:30AM - Not a lot of reports from yesterday offshore. Several boats at Sunste Marina reported good yellowfin tuna action at the Poor Man's Canyon.  Mahi were in the mix as well as several white marlin releases.
Inshore Capt. Chuck Cook of First Light Charters reports he caught a 5lb, 24” flounder on cut squid while fishing in the Old Grounds.  The inshore wrecks continue to produce amazing flounder action.  

Weather -

Inshore - Partly sunny, highs in the mid 80s.  Winds SE 10-15.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  431 AM
TODAY  E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 15 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft.  
FRI
 S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Weds - New Issue is out. - 7/15

4:00PM - Capt. Chris Watakowski on the charter boat "Springmix II" reports - "Offshore and not to bad. Springmix II was 2 for 3 on whites, missed a blue  marlin.  3 yellowfins and 7 dolphins.  That was in the poormans."

9AM - Was delivering papers yesterday, did not get a chance to post the rest of Capt. John Oughton's updates.  He continued to get several more yellowfins on ballyhoo and one on plastic.  Getting the fish one at a time with several slow periods.  Also had several hookups break off including one that got off right at the boat.  he also commented that the fishing "Sounds good down the road on Lumpy."

Weather - 

Inshore - Mostly sunny, highs in the mid 80's with N winds shifting to E this afternoon at 5 mph

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  428 AM
TODAY  Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming N to NE, then,  becoming E to NE. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 E to SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
THU
 E winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Tues - 7/14 - Delivery Day!

7:56AM - Lastest from Capt. John - "Catch another single bite, picking away slowly. All Yellowfins"

7:25AM - More from Capt. John - "Sounds real slow on the other spot down the road. Patiently waiting them out sure they'll start fighting again soon"

7:07AM - More from Capt. John - "Getting slow now, did get another single bite. No wind slick calm and getting hot"

6:31AM - Lastest from Capt. John - "Catch another single yellowfin, slow pick for the boats here so far"

6:09AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "That's Right" reports - "Good morning fishing inshore again today flat calm seas 74° Catch a couple single Yellowfins  Scattered bite."

Weather - 

Inshore - Mostly sunny, highs in the mid to upper 80's.  Winds N 50 to 10 then shifting east in the afternoon.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  419 AM
TODAY  N to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to  5 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.  
TONIGHT
 Variable winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
WED
 N to NE winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Mon - 7/13 -

10:18AM - Capt. Adam Wilson on the charter boat "Chasin' Tides" reports - "found a decent mackerel bite on trolled spoons this morning and are now on the offshore wrecks finding a surprisingly good sea bass bite."

10:00AM - late start today due to late night at the Ocean City Tuna Tournament!
The offshore action for us was dominated by the Ocean City Tuna Tournament.  29 boats went out and 21 came to the scales!  While the tuna action was mainly yellowfin, the top fish and stringer for the tournament were bigeyes.  Nice to see them back at the dock after an ~2 week absence.  Nothing unique called out for the spread, basic ballyhoo and spreader bars were the common answers.  Location did vary with lots of yellowfin found at and around the Hotdog followed by the Poor Man's Canyon.  Bigeyes were reported from the Poor Man's, south of the Baltimore and in the Washington Canyons for the top winners with bigeyes: "Big Stick", "Espadon" and "Point Runner".  Full results of the tournament can be found at 
https://octunatournament.com/maryland-fishing-results.

Weather - 

Inshore - Partly sunny, chance of tstms.  Highs in the upper 80's, wind NE at 5 mph.

Offshore- Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  435 AM EDT
TODAY  W to SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 4 to  7 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.  
TONIGHT
 S to SW winds less than 10 kt, becoming variable.  Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.  
TUE
 N to NE winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming E. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sun - 7/12 - 

12:42PM - Update from Capt. John - "Bringing home a nice Mako, male 75" caught him in the troll. Good day, headed home"

11:42AM - Update from Capt. John - "Short day for us catch a few. Getting ready to head back in. Overall it sounds slow, some quick bites early then seemed to dry up fast."

8:15Am - Latest from Capt. John - "Catch another single, scattered bite in this area. All nice Yellowfins"

7:40AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "That's Right" reports - "Morning, couple days off back at today. Catch a few so far in 23 fathoms. No wind seas are flat calm Nice yellowfins"

7:30AM - Many boats stayed in yesterday with questionable weather, however 3 brave boats in the 33rd annual OC Tuna Tournament ventured out.  The "Marli", "Ed Bandidos" and "Sushi" came back to the weigh station with all yellowfin tuna.  The leaderboard for heaviest fish is tight, with Marli in the lead at 50 lbs. and "El Bandidos" 2nd @ 49 lbs and "Sushi" 3rd, also at 49 lbs.  They all reported a little chop on the way out, but that the weather settled down quickly to reveal a nice day on the water.  Capt. Mark Hoos on the "Marli" reported a quick hit of 5 yellowfins first thing in the morning.  No notable comments about what the tuna were hitting in their spreads.
Capt. Nick Clemente on the charter boat "Get Sum" took to the bay in the morning, but found the winds and previous day weather had made the water too dirty forcing a cancellation of the rest of the day's outings.  Hopefully the water settled down over night and there is a light breeze this AM.

Weather -

Inshore - Sunny - high in the mid 80's.  SW winds at 5 mph increasing to 10-15 this afternoon.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  452 AM
TODAY  W to NW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable, then,  becoming S. Seas 3 to 6 ft. Scattered showers.  
TONIGHT
 S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming SW. Seas 3 to 6 ft.  
MON
 SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming S. Seas 4 to 7 ft.  Scattered showers and tstms.

Sat - 7/11-

9:00AM - Been busy and the weather has not been cooperating the last few days.  Few Capts. that report to us went out Thursday, but we did get a call from Capt. Jeremy Blunt on the charter boat "Wrecker" to take a pic of his anglers 11 yellowfin.  Caught on a steady bite in the SE corner of the Poor Man's Canyon.  Water in the upper 70's.  Last one caught as they were pulling in the lines.  Friday was a washout. 
Update on OC Tuna Tournament - it has been changed to a 2 day, fishing 1 day tournament.  We understand 32 boats registered and 3 went out today, the "Marli", "El Bandidos" and "Sushi" from oregon Inlet.  I would not expect much info today, most of our reporting captains are not out.

Weather - 

Inshore - Breezy humid hot day with chances of thunderstorms early afternoon.  Winds S/SSW 13-16 mph.

Offshore -  Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  510 AM
TODAY  S to SW winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt. Seas  3 to 6 ft.  
TONIGHT
 SW winds 10 to 20 kt, becoming W to SW 5 to 15 kt.  Seas 4 to 6 ft.  
SUN
 Variable winds less than 5 kt, becoming S to SW 5 to  15 kt. Seas 3 to 6 ft. 

Weds - 7/8 - 

1:26PM - Latest from Capt. John - "Not much to report, some Bad luck for us today pull the hooks on three or four fish had a few swings Misses . frustrating give it about another 30 minutes"

11:08AM - Latest from Capt. John - "Catch another single. Slow slow pick nice fish 50-60lbs"

10:32AM - From the charter boat "Chasing Tides" - "Trolling spoons inshore today with Capt Cade Seely. Scattered Spanish mackerel bite but nothing great" & "Just pulled another released Mylar balloon out of the ocean, bringing our total up to 17 since we began counting two weeks ago."

10:11AM - Capt. John Oughton reports - "Catch another single, few short bites. Frustrating hear a few bites scattered about."

9:10AM - Capt. John Oughton reports - "Good morning! Fishing up north again 75° water pretty day catch two single so far"

9:00AM - Slow day offshore yesterday.  We were delivering papers yesterday, so here is a summary from Tues:
- Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "That's Right" reported he went north to try something different.  By 10Am he had 3 yellowfin in the box.  Early on it was flat calm and 75 degree water.  By 11AM the fishing had slowed, but they got one more yellowfin out of 2 bites.  By early afternoon the bites were gone.  Chatter on the radio seemed that everyone was slow.  The storms were not helping either.  Other than the catch in the morning it was a "very very slow day".


Weather - 

Inshore - Partly sunny, highs in the low 90s.  Winds SE at 5-10 mph

Offshore - 451 AM
TODAY  SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers  and tstms.  
TONIGHT
 SE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 5 ft. Isolated showers  and tstms.  
THU
 E to SE winds 10 to 20 kt, increasing to 20 to 30 kt.  Seas 5 to 9 ft. Scattered showers and tstms.

Tues - 7/7 -

7:30AM - slow day yesterday.  Reports of some yellowfin tuna and bluefish.  Capt. Monty Hawkins on the head boat "Morning Star" reports yesterday's - "... sea bass bite was mostly fussy with an occasional decent pick around the rail. Nice fish too. ... They came on better after it was time to go home. Seems every species bites better when it’s time to leave.".  He stayed and a couple anglers got their limits.  Very unusual for July!

Weather -

Inshore - Mostly cloudy this morning with rain showers, then becoming partly sunny.  Highs in the mid 80s. Winds S 10-15mph.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  514 AM 
TODAY  S winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 15 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft. Chance of showers and tstms.  

TONIGHT  S winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S to SE 5 to 10 kt.  Seas 3 to 4 ft.
WED  SE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft. Scattered showers and  tstms.

Mon - 7/6 - 

1:48PM - Capt. Buddy Whetzle reports - "Bubblehead released the white marlin in the South Baltimore Canyon wall.    -"

1:46PM - Last of the day from Capt. John - "Headed home catch a few yellowfins and some bluefish. Seemed a little slower today. Try our luck again tomorrow"

11:26AM - Latest from Capt. John - "Not much to it. Hear a bite every now and then. We are wondering now looking for a few more bites"

10:00AM - Capt John Oughton shares - "Bluefish bite has slowed down, shew. Just catch another Yellowfin"

9:48AM - Capt. Chris Watakowski on the charter boat "Springmix II" reports - " 1/2 day inshore trip. All the Spanish and bluefish  you want. Going shark fishing here in a bit let you know how that is"

9:00AM - Morning reports:

From Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "That's Right"
    - 6:04AM - "Morning. Started out inshore. Catch a release aMako  SW wind 2/3 foot 74 degrees"
    - 7:44Am - "Few bites, scattered about in 25 fathoms. All Yellowfins"
    - 8:23AM - "Few bluefish few tunas not as crowded. Nice out"

From Capt. Buddy Whetzel on the charter boat "Bubblehead" - "Bubblehead started out just north of the poor man's Canyon in 80 fathoms, working my way out. Seas 3 to 4, at five seconds from the south. Water temp 72"

Weather -

Inshore - Sunny to partly cloudy. A stray afternoon thunderstorm is possible. High 86F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  507 AM
TODAY  SW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming 5 to 10 kt, then,  becoming S 10 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 S winds 10 to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 15 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft.  
TUE
 S winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Sun - 7/5 -
"He that has a fifth on the fourth shall not come forth on the fifth...."

2:25PM -  That is it for Capt. John today - "That's it for us today try again tomorrow, hope everyone had a great 4th of July!! Happy to have a handful of tunas"

1:25PM - Latest from Capt. John - "Few bites here and there  Still real pretty out."

1:00PM -  quick check of the OC bay from our office shows about a 'billion' boats and jet skis plowing the waves.

11:15AM - Capt. John and our other charter captains need some help.  They could use some room around their boats as they fish and especially when they have fish on.  Last note from John - "Hear a bite here and there. Be nice if all the center consoles would give the charter boats a little room ?????. We get bit and they just swarm you." & "Just something to keep in mind, little Curtsy goes a long way. Thanks. Still looking around in 45 fathoms."

8:07AM - More from Capt. JohnJust catch a double Yellowfins outta 3 bites. 31 fathoms

6:53AM - Capt. John updates - "Hear a couple fish caught but not ugh to it yet. Lot of bait, conditions look good"

6:05AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports -"Morning. Started on the hot dog. Catch a pair right off the bat. Flat calm 73 degrees"

Weather - 

Inshore - Coastal Waters Forecast 611 AM EDT 
TODAY...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.  A slight chance of showers and tstms late. TONIGHT...SW winds 10 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. .MON...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S 10 to 15 kt late. Seas around 2 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  509 AM
TODAY  N winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming variable, then, becoming  S. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 S to SW winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
MON
 SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S to SW 10 to 15 kt. Seas  3 to 4 ft.

Sat - 7/4 - Happy Birthday America!!


9:00AM -
Spent yesterday evening at the scales for the Ocean City Marlin Club's Canyon Kickoff Tournament.  Lots of yellowfin tuna brought to the scales, with many caught at the Hot Dog.  Almost all canyons were called out with the Baltimore and Wilmington highlighted more.  Flatlines and wide trackers were effective. 

Outside of the tournament, private boat "Bar South" brought in a nice 200+ lb. swordfish and charter boat "Blood Money" caught and released 5 white marlin.

Weather -
   
Inshore - Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out 20 nm- 950 AM
REST OF TODAY...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
TONIGHT...NE winds 5 to 10 kt. Seas around 3 ft. Mainly E swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds.
SUN...NE winds 5 kt, becoming SE in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 9 seconds. 

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  459 AM
TODAY  NW winds less than 10 kt, becoming N to NE. Seas 3 to  4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 NE winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming N to NE less than 5 kt.  Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
SUN
 N to NE winds less than 10 kt, becoming S to SE. Seas  3 to 4 ft.

Fri - 7/3 -

11:32AM - Capt. Buddy Whetzel on the charter boat "Bubblehead" out of Bahia Marina reports - "Got covered up several times at the hotdog with bluefish. Pushed off shore to the Baltimore Canyon, just bought it a nice yellow fin.  2 foot seas winds gusting 10 to 15 kn, water clarity is clean. Fishing Inlet Baltimore Canyon" & "Probably 40 boats scattered about here at the 300 line..."

10:36AM - Capt. Chris Miller of 'first white marlin 2020!' fame reports - "3/5 on yellowfin so far, slowed up around 9:30". He is fishing in the Washington Canyon.

5:38AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports a cryptic message this morning!- "Notta very slow week for me"

First day of the Ocean City Marlin Club Canyon Kick Off - good luck to all the boats!  Looks like a lot when out today.

Weather - 

Inshore - Coastal waters from Fenwick Island DE to Chincoteague VA out20 nm-630 AM.
TODAY...NW winds 10 kt, becoming SW this afternoon. Seas around 02 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds.
TONIGHT...SW winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming N late. Seas around 2 ft. Mainly SE swell with a dominant period of 8 seconds. 
SAT...NE winds 10 to 15 kt. Seas 2 to 3 ft with a dominant period of 8 seconds. 

Offshore - Baltimore Canyon to Cape Charles Light to 100 NM offshore-  446 AM

TODAY  W to NW winds 5 to 15 kt, becoming variable. Seas 3 to  4 ft.  
TONIGHT
 W to SW winds less than 10 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.  
SAT
 N to NE winds 5 to 15 kt. Seas 3 to 4 ft.

Thurs - 7/2 - 

11:00AM - More from Capt. John - "Not much to report some bites first thing, slow now. Not finding much bait. Fog has lifted."

10:30AM - Capt. Adam Wilson on the charter boat "Chasin' Tides" reports - "In the Baltimore today. Slow overall but just put an eyeball on the deck. Taxman took his fee on it. Ate a green machine.

8:30AM - The yellowfin bite was on yesterday in the Washington Canyon.  Charter boats "Boss Hogg", Shorebilly" and "White Lighting" returned to the dock with nice catches. 

6:20AM - Capt. John Oughton on the charter boat "Than's Right" reports - "Good morning. Had to do a little boat work yesterday back at it today. Starting off in the flats on the west side of the Washington. Very foggy flat calm" & at 7:10AM - "Catch A single yellow fin 55 Fathoms 73° water lotta fog"

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