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Fishing Report

INDIAN RIVER INLET FISHING REPORT
April 20th, 2014


Happy Easter!

Reports of short stripers on the beach. Fresh cut bunker.

Sorry for the scarcity of reports. On vacation with limited internet connection.

April 11 -

15.5" tautog caught in the Inlet.

Fresh bunker and live bloodworms in stock

April 10:

Reliable report of a couple of short stripers caught in the Inlet last night. Saltwater flies - outgoing water.


April 9:

Bunker reported in Indian River bay!

Stripers caught on Assateague over the weekend. Better spring weather in the forecast. Will not be long now.


April 2:

Happy Spring everyone!

Things are slowly getting started.

Heard rumors of a couple stripers coming off the surf. Nothing confirmed. We have seen a few boats out on the bay flounder fishing.

Ospreys are staring to pair up. Purple henbit in the fields. Two good signs.

We have fresh bunker, live green crabs, live minnows, and live eels.

We are starting to expand our hours.

Spring surf fishing tournament is scheduled for May 10. Info available on the website and in the store.

March 25


With yet another winter storm approaching the million dollar question is when is the fishing season going to finally get started?

Here is our fearless forecast!

Butch has consulted the latest weather report, the 50 plus years of data he has kept, tea leaves and tarot cards.

It looks like this latest round of weather will clear out by Thursday. After that the forecast is for no more freezing temperatures at night and highs in the 50-60 range during the day. This should help to warm the water temperature up in a hurry.

So, if we can get the sun to warm up the bay water, the first stripers and flounder should be caught on the outgoing tide in about 10 days.

Remember, you heard it hear first!


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We will expand our hours when the fish start biting. Until then:

Store Hours

Sunday: 8am-3pm

Monday-Saturday: 8am-4pm

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Old Inlet 2014 Calendar of Events

Saturday May 10, Annual Spring Surf Fishing Tournament

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, May 24-26, Memorial Day Weekend Tent Sale

Saturday and Sunday, September 20-21, 17th Annual Delaware Seashore Fall Surf Fishing Classic

Saturday, October 4, Second Annual Cast for a Cure Team Surf Fishing Tournament, Benefiting the American Cancer Society

Saturday and Sunday, October 11-12, DMS Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament
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