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Fishing Report 4/23/2016

Written on: April 23rd, 2016 in Fishing Report

WELCOME BACK!

We finally have gotten back online and apologize for the delay with our fishing reports.

Lets get started with Inshore. There have been reports of decent catches of Tog and Bluefish, also reporting scattered Flounder, Rockfish and even a couple Black Drum. Off shore reports some Bluefin and Yellowfin Tuna landed last week. Lets keep our fingers crossed for great fishing as the season revs up.

Be sure to schedule your Charter boat for this season. There are plenty of trips and vessels to choose from. Call the office at 302-227-3071.

Hammerheads is now open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Come down for some good eats and a cold drink. Also make sure to stop by Hook’em & Cook’em for all your bait and tackle needs. Our Ship Store is also open  now Wednesday-Sunday.

It is not too early to mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Kids Catch-All Fishing Tournament on June 24, 25, and 26 for youth 3 to 18 years old.  For more information on this great event that benefits the Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva, INC visit  http://www.destateparks.com/marinas/Catch-all-tournament-2016.asp . Be sure to take part in the great event! For more information in 302-227-3071.

Tight Lines and Good Times!

Fishing Report 3/23/16

Written on: March 23rd, 2016 in Fishing Report

Spring is finally here and everyone at the marina is getting ready for an amazing season ahead. Hopefully this warm weather will bring in some warmer water and we’ll begin to see some fish.

PLEASE NOTE THAT the Fuel Dock is closed for upgrades to the fuel lines and will reopen in the middle of April. Diesel can still be purchased on G Dock at slip G-9.

The office and fuel dock are currently open 8 AM until 4 PM Monday through Saturday. The boat yard is operating 7 AM until 3 PM Monday through Friday.

Indian River Marina will be closed on March 25, 2016 for Good Friday.

Hammerhead’s Dockside will be open Friday through Sunday in April, 11 AM to 8 PM. Stop by for a bite or a drink and enjoy this wonderful spring weather.

Be sure to mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Kid’s Catch-All Tournament June 24 through June 26, 2016. Anglers aged 3-18 take part in this fun event where no angler goes home empty handed. Or just come down to watch and cheer on all the kids at the weigh station showing off their catches. This event is fun for the whole family and proceeds benefit the Lyme’s Disease Association of Delmarva, INC.

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!

Fishing Report 3/14/2016

Written on: March 14th, 2016 in Fishing Report

Spring is right around the corner and the staff at IRM are beginning to get everything in order for the start of another great season.  As the weather continues to warm up stop by the marina to say hi.  We are looking forward to seeing everyone!

PLEASE NOTE THAT the Fuel Dock will be closed from March 21 through the middle of April for upgrades to the fuel lines. Diesel will still be able to be  purchased on G Dock during that time.

The office and fuel dock are currently open 8 AM until 4 PM Monday through Saturday. The boat yard is operating 7 AM until 3 PM Monday through Friday.

Indian River Marina will be closed on March 25, 2016 for Good Friday.

For our slip holders please begin to look at your calendars for a launch date in April.

Hammerheads Dockside is scheduled to open Friday April 1 and will be open Friday through Sunday through mid-May.

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!

Fishing Report 2/10/2016

Written on: February 10th, 2016 in Fishing Report

There are only 2 more days until the 2016 Ocean City Boat Show.  Many  Indian River Marina staff members will be on hand to say hello to old and new friends and answer an questions about the upcoming season.  For more information about the show please check out their site at http://www.ocboatshow.com and we hope to see you there!

It is not too early to mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Kids Catch-All Fishing Tournament on June 24, 25, and 26 for youth 3 to 18 years old.  For more information on this great event that benefits the Lyme Disease Association of Delmarva, INC visit  http://www.destateparks.com/marinas/Catch-all-tournament-2016.asp . If you know of a company or organization that would like to take advantage of the great marketing opportunities provided by the tournament please have them contact Grant Melville at 302-227-3071 or grant.melville@state.de.us to learn about the varying levels of event sponsorship that are available.

For the eighth year in a row the Seafood and Arts Festival returns on Saturday July 23th from 10 AM to 6 PM.  There will be plenty of excellent seafood and nautical themed arts and crafts.  As usual, kids will have lots of games and crafts to choose from as well.

We hope that you are all having a great winter and look forward to seeing everyone on the docks soon! April can not get here soon enough!

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!

Fishing Report 1/28/2016

Written on: January 28th, 2016 in Fishing Report

There are only 15 more days until the 2016 Ocean City Boat Show on February 12 – 15.  Many staff members will be on hand to say hello to old and new friends and answer any questions about the upcoming season.  For more information about the show please check out their site at http://www.ocboatshow.com/ and we hope to see you there.

April 15th will be here before we know it and we cannot wait to see the boats going back into their slips.  We hope everyone is having a great winter and staying warm and look forward to seeing everyone soon! We look forward to another great and busy year filled with great fishing and great food, drinks, and music at Hammerheads Dockside.  As we get closer to the start of the season will pass along their hours.

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!

Fishing Report 1/8/16

Written on: January 8th, 2016 in Fishing Report

Happy New Year Everyone from Indian River Marina. Hope your Holiday season has been a good one.  To start the year off the Rockfishing has been slow, we are hoping they start to bite soon. We have a couple Charter boats fishing year round so give us a call and tough it out one day or lock in your 2016 fising date.

Come on down and get in on the action.

This winter please be sure to stop by and visit us at the Ocean City Boat Show February 12-14 and mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Kids Catch-All Fishing Tournament, June 24th-26th here at the Indian River Marina, and the 8th Annual Seafood and Arts Festival on Saturday July 23rd.

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!

Fishing Report 12/23/15

Written on: December 23rd, 2015 in Fishing Report

Happy Holidays from Indian River Marina! With these warm days coming up, its perfect weather to get out on the water and land some fish. The long wait is over and now inshore reports scattered Rockfish along the beaches. Seabass are also biting, make sure to get them before their season end on December 31. Offshore still seems to have plenty of fish in the canyons. Lots of Mako were landed as well as some Big Eye and Yellowfin Tuna.

Come on down and get in on the action.

This winter please be sure to stop by and visit us at the Ocean City Boat Show February 12-14 and mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Kids Catch-All Fishing Tournament, June 24th-26th here at the Indian River Marina, and the 8th Annual Seafood and Arts Festival on Saturday July 23rd.

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!

Fishing Report 12/12/15

Written on: December 12th, 2015 in Fishing Report

Happy Holidays to everyone! Our parking lots are packed with anglers who are taking advantage of the great weather this weekend.  Offshore reports of Rockfish are finally coming in, now that they have finally come down from New Jersey. There are also reports of scatter Tautog as well.

Come on down and get in on the action.

As a reminder to our slip holders, please remember that everyone needs to be out of the water or scheduled for a haul out by December 15.

This winter please be sure to stop by and visit us at the Ocean City Boat Show February 12-14 and mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Kids Catch-All Fishing Tournament, June 24th-26th here at the Indian River Marina, and the 8th Annual Seafood and Arts Festival on Saturday July 23rd.

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!

Highlights from the Fall

Written on: December 6th, 2015 in Fishing Report

It was end of season this year take a look a some of the amazing catches from this fall!

 

Mahi 12.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

This monster mahi was caught on 9/19 by Billy Cooper, from Ocean View, DE,  while trolling ballyhoo out at the Baltimore Canyon. This 39lb and 49 inch long fish was caught on the Miss Saltine Kraker.  Also pictured are Christy Quinn, Capt. Greg Margerison and Karen Bowen also from Ocean View, DE.

 

Flounder 9.18.15

 

 

 

 

 

On Sept. 19, Jeff Windsor, Jr from Maryland, caught this 7.2lb and 26 inch flounder while fishing on the Capt. Bob II with Capt. Roger Meekins.  They were fishing out at the Old Grounds when they hooked up on this big flattie using jigs with squid.

 

 

wahoo and tuna 9.19.15(2)

 

 

 

 

 

On Sept. 19, Cat Kaiser of Santa Rosa, CA, Layton Kaiser of Harrisburg, PA, John Hein of Hummelsburg, PA and Don Miller of Palmyra, PA caught this 58.6lb wahoo and a 66lb tuna while trolling in the Washington Canyon.

 

flounder delcolla  9.18.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

On Sept 18, Tom DelCollo of White House Beach, DE caught this 5.6lb flounder while fishing at the Indian River Coast Station wall using live spot.

 

 

Judy v flounder 9.18.15

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lonny Smith of Hanover, PA, caught this 5.6lb flounder while fishing on the head boat Judy V. out of Indian River Marina.  Capt. Eddie Wheedleton took the boat out to the Old Grounds and used cut bait to lure this big buy to the hook.

 

 

Sheepshead 10.17.15

 

 

 

 

 

On Oct. 17, Capt. Steve Glanden of the Miss Ene III, had a good day when he brought back this 14.6lb and 27 inch sheepshead caught using live sand fleas out at Fenwick Shoal.

 

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!

 

Fishing Report 11/21/2015

Written on: November 21st, 2015 in Fishing Report

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Our parking lots were full this weekend as anglers were taking advantage of all the Seabass Inshore. There are scattered reports of scattered Bluefish and we are still waiting for all the Rockfish to come south from New Jersey as the water gets colder.

As a remind to our slip holders, there are only 3 weeks left to get your vessels out of the water for winter land storage.

This winter please be sure to stop by and visit us at the Ocean City Boat Show February 12-14 and mark your calendars for the 2nd Annual Kids Catch-All Fishing Tournament, June 24th-26th here at the Indian River Marina, and the 8th Annual Seafood and Arts Festival on Saturday July 23rd.

Til next time Tight Lines and Good Times!



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