Fishing’s tricky in storms but they always eat

We keep hopping from one nor’easter storm to the next, and that wind. Heavy snow up north is affecting shad fishing in the Delaware River. The recent rains swelled up creeks and made fishing a little tricky, but if you put in the time you could catch. Fish will eat in a storm, you just […]

A taste of outdoor life: Delaware Expo returns to Harrington

The second annual Delaware Outdoor Expo, presented by the Delaware State News, returned to the Delaware State Fairgrounds on Saturday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. There were close to 50 exhibitors on hand inside the Dover Building at the Delaware Outdoor Expo, showing off the newest in gear and information whether a person enjoys […]

A taste of outdoor life: Delaware Expo returns to Harrington Saturday

HARRINGTON — Residents of Delaware got to enjoy a couple of 70-degree plus days in February before a pair of March nor’easters reminded them that it’s not quite springtime yet. It’s those scattered warm and hopeful days that make outdoorsmen and women yearn for activities such as fishing, camping, boating and other pursuits. They’ll get […]

Resident striped bass picking up following February warmup

Fishing is and has been picking up for resident striped bass. That February warmup got them all excited. Anglers are catching short striped bass in all the tidal creeks and along the Delaware bay beaches. Some are catching the occasional keeper striped bass averaging 30 inches. We have seen some, but very few bass in […]

Early spring offers keepers and peepers

February spring has been a blast in the outdoors. The fish are getting excited and feeding, flowers are even popping up. If we didn’t know it was the beginning of March, you would swear that spring has already started. That will change with the weather this weekend due to heavy winds and colder temperatures, but […]

Delaware Outdoor Expo event features exhibits and giveaways

HARRINGTON — With close to 50 exhibitors, the Delaware Outdoor Expo offers something for every outdoor enthusiast. This event is returning to the Delaware State Fairgrounds in Harrington 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 10. The expo will include a variety of outdoor exhibits for those interested in hunting, fishing, hiking and more. The […]

Water temps, anticipation on the rise

It is February spring, again. It doesn’t last long but it allows us to get out and fish. Water temperatures are key this time of year. If the water is too cold the fish get real sluggish and will barely feed. When the water warms up above 44 degrees or so, the fish get real […]

Weather has the lure of spring

The weekend February spring tease was a good time to get out, fish if you didn’t mind getting wet or could get out between storms. The peeper frogs were out chirping in the tax ditches near my house. Some folks are seeing bulbs pop up growth in their flower beds. These spring-like weather teases really […]

Wondering if we’ll be down with blues

The most exciting outdoor activity this week was the Polar Plunge. A few thousand people jumped into the ocean from Rehoboth Beach to help raise money for the Special Olympics of Delaware. People come from all over to witness and participate in this yearly event. Many of us are sitting around day dreaming about the […]

Learn from local experts at Long Neck fishing classes

It is that time of year again, Super Bowl weekend. No matter who you are a fan of, I am a fan of the fact that spring is right around the corner. This is the time of year that the outdoor shows are happening. Don’t forget we have the Delaware Outdoors Expo coming up March […]