Fishing slows with cooler bay temperatures

SUSSEX COUNTY – Rain and wind crashed the temperatures again around the inland bays. That hasn’t stopped the fish – just slowed the bite down a little. Flounder are being caught in the shallows on minnows and big bluefish have popped up in a few spots around Indian River Bay. But that is some hit […]

Crab pots starting to fill, bass biting in Millsboro-area ponds

SUSSEX COUNTY — The inland bays warmed up and came back to life after last week’s temperature crash. Crabbing is picking up and the shallows have produced a lot of full pots for many folks. Bobby Marcotte is back crabbing this year. He likes to eat crabs – so he spends as much time as […]

Striped bass, bunker plentiful in back bays

SUSSEX COUNTY – The weather has been dropping water temperatures and bouncing them around like a ping pong ball. Inland bays finally calmed back down to a 4-degree fluctuation between tides.  That fluctuation at one point was 11 degrees for a couple of days. This hasn’t bothered the fish too much –  just slowed them […]

Fishing is good despite fluctuating water temps

SUSSEX COUNTY — The inland bays are warming up after a heavy cold snap. The water temperatures have been bouncing back and forth from 60 degrees to the high 40s. Masseys Landing has been fluctuating about 6 degrees between tides on average. The fish are biting, however, and some decent short striped bass action has […]