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Fishing Report for 10/13/13

Sunday, October 13th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Wind!, Wind!, Wind!  Wind and stormy conditions have left our boaters tied tight to the docks this past week.  It looks like the next fishable day will be Mid-Week!!! let’s keep our fingers crossed.  We will keep you updated on some end of week reports as they come in.

Come on down this Saturday October 19th to the First Annual Docktoberfest!!!  Hammerheads Dockside will have a German buffet of Beer Tastings, Live Music 4pm-7pm and plenty of Great Eats!!!!  Fun for the entire Family…….

Winter Haul outs have begun please get your vessel scheduled for your haul out date as soon as possible.

Lots of great things planned for next year until then Tight Lines and Good Times!!!

Fishing Report for 9/24/13

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

The weather has held many of our boats to the docks this past week.  The Headboats are still running reporting good Flounder catches.  Offshore reports still coming in with great fishing, Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo.  There is still time to book a trip with us and get in on the fun!!

The New ” Indian River Marina Fishing Club” will be beginning in 2014 with lots of new events for your entire fishing family.  We will be hosting Certified IRM Fishing Tournaments, prizes for the First Marlin, Tuna and Mako caught and much more to be announced soon so stay tuned.

Tight Lines and Good Times continue……

Fishing Report for 9/18/13

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

If yellowfin are what you are after then the Washington Canyon is where you want to be.  The Washington has been hot within the past few weeks.  The Rockpile has been turning up a good number of white marlin as well.

The Indian River Maina Charter fleet is still heading out into the action and there is plenty of time to get in on the fun.  The staff at Indian River Marina are happy to assist you in setting up your trip, whether for a half or full day or an overnight, just call 302-227-3071.

As a reminder to all of our slipholders, this Saturday is our 3rd annual customer appreciation party from 4pm-7pm.  The marina will provide hot dogs, burgers, soda, and water.  If you would like to attend and/or bring a covered dish please sign up in the office.

Fishing Report for 9/13/13

Friday, September 13th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Wow what a big temp change we are in for this weekend.  Get your Hoodies out and if you don’t have one stop in the Ship’s Store and pick one out to keedp you warm.  Fishing is great Offshore with plenty of Big Eyes, Yellowfin and Longfin Tunas being caught in the Wilmington and Washington Canyon’s.  There have even been good numbers of White Marlins being released.  The Flounder bite seems to be hot with many anglers landing some nice fish.

CUSTOMER APPRECIATION PARTY SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21ST 4-7 WITH LIVE ENTERTAINMENT WITH THE KENNY JONES BAND!!!  Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Sodas provided and bring your favorite dish to share.  The third Annual Horseshoe contest will also be held and sack races for the kids.

Captain Charlie Horning, Trent McMahon, Bob Werner and George Merrick hit the docks from an overnighter landing a 174lb and 157lb Big Eyes and a 120.5lb Yellowfin.  Nice catch guys!!!!

Bob Sanderson of Dover, DE caught this 7.5lb Flounder.

Greg Hutton and Steve Schad landed this 241lb Big Eye Tuna and 6 Yellowfins while fishing with Charlie Horning.

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Picture’s courtesy of Hook’em and Cook’em…..  Come on down and watch all the fish being weighed in at Hammerheads Dockside our fun, new, relaxing hot spot on the docks!!!!  Open Daily 7am


Fishing Report for 9/11/2013

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Things are picking up a bit at the Indian River Marina.  There is still plenty of time get some more fishing in.

Tim Brown and Heather Harding of Dover, DE, caught 2 flounder both weighing 4lbs using live spot while in the Indian River Inlet.

Tyler Tribbitt and Ryan Warner of Ocean View, DE caught  flounder while fishing in the Indian River Inlet using live spot on “On the Rocks”

Jack Conway, Sr. of New York City, NY, George Merrick of Dagsboro, DE, Josh Gessler of Media, PA, Jack Conway, Jr. of New York City, NY, Jacob Webb of Lewes, DE and Tommy Gessler of Media, PA caught 2 big eye tuna that weighed in at 236lbs and estimated 185lbs (japped to fit in cooler) and 9 yellow fin tuna in the Washington Canyon before dark.  They then went to the Poor Man’s and had one long fin tuna and 4 marlin releases.

Do not forget to book your winter land storage and dockage for 2014 by callign us at 302-227-3071.



All pictures are courtesy of Hook ‘em & Cook ‘em

Fishing Report for 9/6/13

Friday, September 6th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

The weather has kept most of our boats tight to the Docks today.  Offshore fishing has been hit or miss this past week, in the Washington there have been Yellowfin, the Wilmington producing a mix bag of Wahoo and White Marlin and reports of Longfin Tuna and Marlin in the Baltimore yesterday.  Inshore fishing has been good with reports of Croaker,Flounder, Black and Red Drum and Rockfish.  We have a couple catches from this past week.

Jason Pfeiffer, Rudolf Birnbach, Russel Carrico, Richard Hubbard and Randy Sparkman landed a 79.7lb and 40lb Wahoo and released 2 White Marlin.

Mike Wolynetz caught a 1.4lb pompano while fishing at Bubble Gum Beach he also landed 8 Black Drum and 2 Red Drum.  Nice catch!!

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Picture courtesy of Hook’em & Cook’em

Hammerhead Dockside is open daily at 7am serving breakfast, lunch and dinner…. Come on by relax and watch the Sunset!!!

Our September fuel dock hours are Monday-Thursday 7am-5pm, Friday, Sat. and Sunday 7am-7pm.





Fishing Report for 8/24/2013

Sunday, August 25th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Anglers are continually hitting the docks of Indian River Marina with great catches as summer continues.  We still have a lot of great fishing ahead so make sure to book a charter with our exceptional Delaware fishing fleet by calling 302-227-3071.

Captain Aaron Hurd and crew aboard “Gale Force” caught 12.2 lb and 10.2 lb rock fish with live spot in the Indian River Inlet.

Nathan Donahue of Clayton, DE caught his first keeper flounder while fishing with his grandfather, Burt Campbell at the Indian River Coast Guard Station wall using live shiners.  The flounder weighed 2.2 lbs and measured 18″.  Great catch Nathan!

Live spot was used near A-Buoy by Al Restaneo of Wilmington, DE to land a 6.4 lb, 26″ flounder while his friend caught six other flounder measuring 20-23 inches.

Burt Campbell of Dagsboro, DE caught a 6.6 lb, 26″ flounder with live spot at the Indian River Coast Guard Station wall.

For all boat owners, be sure to contact the marina to arrange winter storage for your vessel. We have great rates, but space is limited so call 302-227-3071 today!

All pictures are courtesy of Hook ‘em & Cook ‘em.





Fishing Report for 8/23/13

Friday, August 23rd, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Summer is winding down but the fishing is still great both Inshore and Offshore..  Here are some reports from the last few days of fishing.

Michael and Zach Culham of Maryland landed a 66lb Wahoo while fishing at the Saugages aboard the Extravaganza with Captain David Hillman.

Nick Markey, Jack Forrest, Jay Freas, George White and Capt. Paul Forrest landed a nice 160lb Big Eye Tuna and another 200lbs of Yellowfins while fishing the Washington Canyon.

Captain Gary Martosella aboard the Michael D one of our Charter Boats and crew hit the docks with a limit of Yellowfin Tuna, 1 Mahi and a White Marlin Release.

Captain Gary did it again on another overnighter aboard the Michael D with his crew landing their  limit of Yellowfin Tuna.  Nice catch guys!!!!!

Pic’s courtesy of Hook’em & Cook’em






We have plenty of Charter Boats to book your next trip so give us a call at 302-227-2071.  Come down to Hammerheads Dockside and watch the fish being weighed in while enjoying a cool beverage and Great Eats!!!!  Open daily 7am-11pm whith live entertainment Fri. & Sat 4-7pm….

It’s time to begin thinking of your Winter Storage contact us for more info on our rates for 2013/14.

As always Tight Lines and Good Times here at Indian River Marina Delaware’s Premier Marina Destination



Fishing Report for 8/16/13

Friday, August 16th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Anglers continue to hit the docks of Indian River Marina with great catches.  Summer is starting to wind down, but the fishing action continues.

Lu Ann Harding of Smyrna, DE caught a 30″ rock fish in the Indian River Inlet using live spot.

Matt Hunsberger of Pittsburgh, PA caught a 5 lb black drum while his uncle Frank White of Ocean View, DE, caught a 4.7lb black drum.  Both were fishing with sand fleas at “Bubble Gum Beach”.

Justin and Mike gorman and Dave Sterling of Leesburg, VA, caught a 44.9 lb wahoo when they were fishing out to the Elephant’s Trunk trolling ballyhoo and anIilander blue and white lure.

Captain JoJo Joachimowski of the “Knot Again” had a trip offshore to the Poor Man’s Canyon and hooked up with a mixed bag.  Paul and Joe Cirillo , Dave McKelvey, and Darryl Scuse of Smyrna, DE brought back a 15lb mahi, a 47lb wahoo, a 45lb tuna, a 55.4lb wahoo, and also a white marlin release.

Photos are courtesy of Hook ‘em & Cook ‘em.

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Fishing Report for 8/12/13

Monday, August 12th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

There is still plenty of time to get out on the water to hook some great fish.  The Indian River Marina charter fleet is standing by to get you to the fish.  Call us at 302-227-3071 to book your trip!

A 6.7lb and 26″ flounder was caught by Randy Negley of Chambersburg, PA, on squid at the Old Grounds.

Rob Martelo of Philadelphia, PA, caught a 5.9lb flounder while fishing out at site 11 on Horizon.  He was using squid and minnows on a top and bottom rig.

Photos are courtesy of Hook ‘em & Cook ‘em