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Fishing Report for 5/31/2014

Written on: May 31st, 2014 in Fishing Report

Jacob Webb of Lewes, DE, David Hess of Felton, DE, Paul Matthews of Lewes, DE, and Ken Kaiss of Harbeson, DE, of the “Island Girl” caught this 135.2lb thresher shark fishing with whole bluefish southeast of B-buoy.


Tim Auman of Harrisburg, PA, caught this 5.3lb and 24″ flounder in the Indian River Inlet using a fly.


Rick Schlege of Temple, PA, was using live minnows and caught this 4.8lb and 24.5″ flounder while fishing around Burton’s Island on the Indian River Bay.


There are plenty of boats in the Inlet this afternoon so there will be more to report on as the weekend continues.  Until then, tight lines!

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


Fishing Report for 5/28/2014

Written on: May 28th, 2014 in Fishing Report

Joe Nudge of Chesapeake City, MD, Todd Willard of Rehoboth, DE, John Centrella of Wilmington, DE and David Foote of Timonium, MD comprise the team on” Christy’s Competition”that caught this 158.8lb Thresher shark when fishing whole mackerel on the 20 Fathom line.


Offshore, yellowfin in the 30-40lb range and bluefin have been reported in the Baltimore and Washington Canyons.

We are looking forward to another great weekend so tight lines until then!

Photo courtesy of Hook ’em  Cook ’em.


Fishing Report for 5/24/2014

Written on: May 24th, 2014 in Fishing Report

Happy Memorial Day Weekend from everyone at Indian River Marina.  The fishing action continues to heat up at IRM with the first yellow fin and blue fin tuna.  Offshore fishing is picking up.  There have been reports and catches of yellow fin tuna, and blue fin tuna in the Baltimore, Spencer, and Poormans Canyons.

Inshore reports and catches have come in for rockfish, trout, and flounder.  Rockfish in the Inlet have also been landed.

Ryan Foran, his friends Ryan and Joe and their sons, Gavin, Riley, and Joe fished with IRM Charter Capt. Aaron and Jim Coffiey on Gale Force Friday. They caught many short Rockfish along with 2 keepers.

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On opening day of black sea bass season, IRM’s Capt. Dave Collins of the Capt. Ike II, took Jacob Webb of Lewes, DE, Ryan Harris and Chris Walker of Seaford, DE, and Steve Wrightson of Easton, DE out to the Dry Docks.  They came back with 77lbs of sea bass and 22lbs of cod. Chris got himself a nice citation bass weighing in at 4.8lbs and measuring 21.5″.



Matt Burns of Ocean View, DE, caught this 16.6lb and 37″ rock fish when he fished a hickory shad in the Indian River Inlet


Eddie Carper caught this 3.7lb and 23″ sea trout when he was fishing in the Indian River Inlet on the north side using a zoom worm with a jig head.


Corey Brossman of Wyomissing, PA caught a 5.3lb trout and a 15lb and 16lb rock fish while his friend Sam Bozochovic of Williamsport, PA, caught an 18.8lbs rock fish.  Both were fishing in the Indian River Inlet using 5″ Storm Lures to catch all of the fish.



The team from “Stress Reel-ief”, Bo Wilkinson, Paul Daisy, Capt. Fred Winward and Keith Berger all of Roxanna hooked up into Indian Rivers first yellow fin and blue fin tuna of the year.  The blue fin weighed in at 44.7lbs and was caught while trolling ballyhoo out at the Baltimore Canyon.


We are ready for a busy weekend here at IRM.  Come on by and visit Hook ’em & Cook ’em.  They are having a  large sidewalk sale offering plenty of fishing gear and equipment.

Hammerheads is now open daily from 8 AM until 10 PM.  Stop by for a cool drink and watch the awesome sunsets!




Fishing Report for 5/21/2014

Written on: May 21st, 2014 in Fishing Report

Over the weekend Indian River Marina saw the first mako hit the docks!

Capt. Devin Wiley of Smyrna, DE, Jim Blair of Clayton, DE, Steve Gross of Bear, DE, and angler Jake Blair of Clayton, DE, caught this 88.2lb mako shark fishing with whole mackerel out at Marine Electric.







Fishing Report for 5/20/14

Written on: May 20th, 2014 in Fishing Report

The fishing was so hot over the past weekend that we still have a few more pictures to share thanks to Hook ’em & Cook ’em.

Jon Griffiths of Rockville, MD and Pete Sivils of Milton, DE caught these nice rock fish while fishing in the Indian River Inlet using Bass Kandy Delights.  The biggest weighed in at 20.2lbs


Mike Kilakis of Mechancville, MD, caught this 37″ and 16.5lb rock fish using Tsunami olive back swim shads in the Indian River Inlet.


Curtis and Tim Auman of Baltimore, MD, caught these 21lb and 40″, 17.9lb and 37″ and 14.3lb and 33″ rock fish using Storm lures and Power Baits in the Indian River Inlet.


Alex Price and PJ Schenk of Ocean View, DE, caught these 15.7lb and 36.75″ and 17.3lbs and 38″ rock fish using Storm Lures and Chesapeake Lures in the Indian River Inlet.



Fishing Report for 5/19/14

Written on: May 19th, 2014 in Fishing Report

The fishing action has been hot here at Indian River Marina.  Apparently the great spring weather not only brought out the crowds, but also the fish!

On IRM’s own Gale Force Charters, Brian Smith of Dallastown, PA, Michael O’Neill of York, PA and Jack Schenck of Dover, DE went fishing with Capt. Aaron Hurd and caught these nice stripers.  They weighed in at 19.8lbs and 12.4lbs and were caught using bucktails.


Josh Tryon of Lewes, DE, caught an 11lb rock fish and a 4.1lb weak fish while fishing with swim shads in the Indian River Inlet.


Tim, Breeze, Steve and Carl Parrill and Keith Carter, all of Bethany Beach, DE, went out fishing with Capt Phil Goote on the “Fish Magnet”out of Hooper’s Island and had their limit of trophy rock fish in 2 hours while they were trolling planer boards.


John Carr of North East, MD, Capt. Kenny Gray of Rehoboth, DE, Don and angler Joseph Foley of Warwick, MD and Brian Gray of Selinsgrove, PA caught the first thresher shark of the season just inside of B-buoy. This shark weighed in at 268.8lbs and was caught using whole mackerel on “Just Right 5”

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David Rice of Hellertown, PA, caught this 17.5lb and 36.5″ rock fish while fishing the Indian River Inlet using Tsunami swim shads.


John Lindsay of Dagsboro, DE, caught these 16.6lb and 18.4lb rock fish on the morning incoming tide using swim shads in the Indian River Inlet.


George Celia of Douglasville, PA, caught this 13.6lb black drum while trying to fish for flounder with a plain hook and a chartreuse swimming mullet Gulp bait.  He was fishing in front of the Coast Guard station in the Indian River Inlet.


All photos are courtesy of Hook ’em & Cook ’em

This weekend be sure to stop by the Indian River Marina.  On Saturday and Sunday Hook ’em & Cook ’em will be holding a Memorial Day Weekend sidewalk sale.  There will be plenty of awesome deals to start your fishing season off right!

Hammerheads Dockside is now open 7 days per week and starting after Memorial Day weekend there will be live entertainment every night.

Be sure to check back soon and tight lines and good times!


Fishing Report 5/4/14

Written on: May 4th, 2014 in Fishing Report

Boats are being splashed, the docks are filling up, and the boat ramp is getting busier everyday.  It was a rough winter for most, but the start of the season is finally here.  Hammerheads Dockside is open on weekends from 8 AM until 8 PM until May 16th when regular hours, 7 AM until 10 PM, 7 days per week will resume.

Here at Indian River Marina flounder, tog, and small rockfish have been reported.  Further south at Oregon Inlet anglers are slamming big eyes, yellowfins, bluefins, and even some nice gaffers.  We are hoping these fish make it up our way soon.

Tim Auman of Harrisburg, PA, caught a 22″, 3.6lb flounder while fishing along the Indian River Inlet near the Marina entrance.  He caught it with a handmade pink, blue and white fly that he tied.


Dan, Fran and Jake Okoniewski and Bob Ficaturo
of Wilmington, DE went fishing out at the Washingtonian and came back with
their limit of tog and one flounder.
They tog was caught on green crab and the flounder was caught using a
minnow on a bucktail.


All photos are courtesy of Hook ’em & Cook’em Outfitters