Written on: July 13th, 2013 in Fishing Report
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.
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Written on: July 7th, 2013 in Fishing Report
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.