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Fishing Report for 7/19/2013

Friday, July 19th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Please accept our apologizes as we are having some technical difficulties downloading our pics.  Offshore and Inshore fishing is red HOT! right know so give us a call and let us get you hooked up with one of our Charter Boats 302-227-3071.

The Capt. Ike II with Captain Dave Collins aboard and crew hit the docks with this great catch of 417 lbs of Yellowfin Tuna. Great catch guys!!






One of our private boaters Captain Charlie Horning and crew hit the docks with 4 awesome Big Eyes.  Weighing in at 271lb, 178lb, 192lb and another 271lb!!!  Sweet catch!






Jim Clark, Steve Lewes and Brad Clark all from Rehoboth, DE landed a 50.8lb Tuna and 8lb Mahi at the Hot Dog then ventured to the Baltimore Canyon and landed 14 Tilefish largest weighing in at 20.8lbs.






Pictures all courtesy of Hook’em and Cook’em here at Indian River Marina.  Come on down and watch the fish being weighed in while enjoying a cold beverage at Hammerheads Dockside open daily 7am-11pm.  Till then Tight Lines and Good Times!!!!


Fishing Report for 7/18/13

Friday, July 19th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Captain John Nedelka had a great day with his crew hitting the docks with large Seabass, Red Hake Ling and 2 Cobia weighing in at 19.5 & 20.5 lbs.  The jpg was too large to download sorry no pic.  Great day guys!!

Al White of Georgetown, DE landed a 7.3lb Sheepshead while fishing in the Indian River Inlet using sand fleas.

Nice Rockfish landed by Chad, Jason and Will Cochenour of Delaware the largest weighing in at 14lbs.

Captain Aaron Hurd aboard the Gale Force along with Mate Jimmy hit the docks with their crews limit of Flounder.  Nice catch guys.

One of our private boaters Jeff Waxman and Jen Majak came to the docks with 2 nice Mahi while fishing at the Hot Dog.


Fishing report for 7/14/13

Sunday, July 14th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

The fishing continues to be great here at Indian River Marina.  Our charter fleet and head boats are keeping busy so be sure to reserve your spot today.  Call us at 302-227-3071.  Here are a few more highlights from this past week.

David Smith, Kahle Shaner and Dave Harper all from Oak Orchard, DE caught nice keeper rock fish while fishing in the Indian River Inlet using live spot.  David’s fish weighed in at 13.9lbs, Kahle’s fish weighed in at 14.6lbs and Dave’s fish weighed in at 9.7lbs.

Hunter Lipaska of Yardley, PA, caught a 17.5 inch flounder while fishing at B-buoy. It was caught using shiners and cut bait.

Ricardo Conti and his son Leandro of Columbia, MD caught a nice 3.5lbs flounder while fishing at Site 10 using cut bait and shiners.

Al and Josh Barnhart of Hanover, PA, caught a 17″ keeper flounder using shiners and squid and a black sea bass using salted clam out at Site 10.



Fishing Report for 7/13/2013

Saturday, July 13th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Offshore fishing is going off!  The big eye bite in the Washington Canyon has been the best in years.  Fish are being weighed in up to 253 lbs.  Boats are coming in with 1-4 big eyes per day.  This weekend there is lots of action at the tuna tournament in Ocean City, MD.  Weigh-ins are 4pm-7:30pm on Saturday and 4pm-7pm on Sunday.  In addition to the big eyes, wahoos, yellowfins, gaffer, mahis, and bluefins are all being reported and coming to the docks.


Inshore and in the Inlet great catches of rockfish, flounder, trout, and triggerfish have come in.

While trolling out at the Hot Dog, Chad Sollenberger, Evan Smith (Angler of the bluefin), Ron Brooks, Shawn O’Connell, Evan gallimore and Ben Stonsifer (angler of the yello fin) all from Lancaster County, PA, caught a 116lb bluefin and an 84lb yellowfin.

Joe and Brent Reed and Dan and Ron Baker of Lewes, DE caught a 81lb blue fin tuna while trolling ballyhoo out at Massey’s Canyon.

Sean Barba was fishing with his grandpa in the Indian River Inlet and caught a 10.6lb and 32″ rock fish on a live spot.

While on the head boat Judy V. with Capt. Eddie Wheedleton Bryan Grziwok of Berkley, CA, caught these 4.4lb and 24″ and 4.8lb and 25″ flounder. They caught these fish just south and west of Site 11 using squid and shiners.

Six year old Bradley Marks and younger brother four year old Brian from Long Neck, De went fishing at a wreck off of Fenwick island.  The largest spade fish weighed in at 2.5 lbs and the largest triggerfish weighed 2.3lbs.  They were fishing with sand fleas.

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


Our charters are filling up fast so please call 302-227-3071 to book your’s!

Fishing Report for 7/7/13

Sunday, July 7th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

The action continues to pick up out of the Indian River Marina.  One of our charter boats, the Captain Ike II with Captain Dave Collins aboard hit the dock with 137 lb and 63 lb bluefin tunas.  Great catch!

Tony Burr from our drystack landed a 163lb big eye while the crew pulled in yellowfin tunas and mahi.

Paul and Vicki Cronshaw, two of our private boaters, caught a 11.5 lb, 34″ bluefish in the Inlet using live spot.

Chris Admas landed a 5.7 lb/25″ and 2lb/17″ flounder while fishing by the Coast Guard station with live shiners.



Fishing Report for 7/6/13

Saturday, July 6th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Offshore limits of yellowfins have been reported in the Washington, while bluefins and big eyes were landed in Masseys and The Poormans.  Inshore has seen bluefish and flounder being caught.

Twin 5 year old brothers Josh and Zack Burstein of Bethesda, MD, caught a 29 inch and 30 inch rock fish while fishing on Gale Force Charters with Capt. Aaron Hurd.  They fished the inlet using live spot.

Brian DuMontier of Pittsburgh, PA, Capt. Eric Mooney of Harbeson, DE, Dave Mooney of Seaford, DE, and Tom Gay of Lewes, DE, caught this 118.9lb tuna and 19.1lb mahi on “Two Boys” while trolling ballyhoo at the Hot Dog.

Mike Zorzi (angler), Chuck Warrington, Mike Zorzi and David Bryan of Bethany Beach, DE, caught this 132lb blue fin tuna when trolling with ballyhoo at the tip of the Hot Dog.

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

Call the Indian River Marina now at 302-227-3071 to book your own charter and get hooked on the action!



Fishing Report for 7/4/13

Thursday, July 4th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Happy 4th of July! The fishing offshore is finally improving. Reports came in yesterday of bluefins, yellowfins, big eyes, and mahi being caught. A lot of boats are heading out this holiday weekend, and we will keep you posted.

Inshore and in the Inlet some sea trout and flounder were landed.

Brianna Snover and Ariel Washington of Claymont, DE, caught flounder while fishing out at B-Buoy using minnows and squid. Brianna’s fish measured 18.5″ and Ariel’s fish weighed in at 4.2lbs and measured 23″.

A mixed bag from out at the Baltimore Canyon was caught by Chris, Jake, Jason and Tom Smith of Wilmington, DE. They trolled using ballyhoo for the tuna and mahi and deep dropped whole squid for the tile fish. They totaled over 100lbs of fish.

Stacy Osborn of Gap, PA, Butch Donnell of Paradise, PA, Jack Abbs of Gap, PA, and Presila and Gilbert Schrack of Chambersburg, PA caught a 109lb Mako shark when fishing out to the Fingers. It was caught with a bunker chum slick and a whole blue fish as bait.

This week’s pictures are courtesy of Hook ‘em & Cook ‘em.


Fishing report for 6/30/13

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

The weather continues not to cooperate and very little has happened offshore and inshore.  Earlier in the week “Liquid Handler” brought in their limit of yellow fin tuna caught at Wilmington Canyon.  Some sea bass and croaker turned up at Site 10 while B Buoy saw catches of flounder and black sea bass.  It looks like the weather is going to improve as the next weekend approaches so we look forward to a busy time on the docks and scales.

Fishing Report for 6/27/13

Friday, June 28th, 2013 by Indian River Marina

The weather will just not cooperate with us this season.  With Offshore and Inshore forecast looking grimm some anglers still managed to get out this week.

Mike Queen of Delaware landed a 8.9lb 30″ Rockfish using spot in the Indian River Inlet.

Matt Ressler hit the docks with this 68lb Bluefin Tuna while in the Chicken Bone.

Chip Kelly from Florida was fishing at Site 11 and landed a 4.9lb 23 3/4 inch Flounder.

Captain Dan Selby aboard the Misdemeaner Charter boat and his crew had a great day of Flounder fishing with 6 Keepers the larges weighing in at 2.8lbs 21.5 “.  Nice catch guys.





Pictures Courtesy of Hook’em & Cook’em

Fishing Report for 6/23/13

Sunday, June 23rd, 2013 by Indian River Marina

Wow, another great weekend of fishing.  Offshore we had reports of yellowfins, big eyes, mahi, and some huge bluefish landed!  Inshore, flounder fishing has been great.  The “Judy V” and “Captain Bob” have gotten out everyday, and returned with awesome catches.

Kelly Sheaffer of Mount Joy, PA caught a monster flounder at B Buoy that weighed 6.3lbs. and measured 27″ on cut sea robbin.

Three flounder were reeled in by Joe Czarnota of Long Neck, DE near B buoy as well.

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