Fishing in Delaware

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Top Fishing Spots in Delaware

Cape Henlopen State Park
This Park offers a popular saltwater fishing pier and plenty of surf fishing opportunities.
Lums Pond State Park
This park features excellent fishing, hiking, and trails for the whole family.
Silver Lake City Park
Offers great fishing for largemouth bass, carp, crappie, striped bass, white perch, bluegill, catfish, and more.
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Common Catches in Delaware

Atlantic Croaker
Atlantic Croaker
The name ‘croaker’ is derived from the croaking noise that these fish make by vibrating their swim bladders.
Black Sea Bass
Black Sea Bass
Black sea bass are hermaphrodites; most begin their lives as females and change to males.
Striped Bass
Striped Bass
To most freshwater anglers, the striped bass is a very important game fish is relatively new.
Largemouth Bass
Largemouth Bass
The largemouth bass is the most popular freshwater game fish.
Bluegill
Bluegill
Today the bluegill is one of the most popular panfish species in North America.
Chain Pickerel
Chain Pickerel
All members of the genus Esox look very much alike. The chain pickerel can be recognized by its markings.

Types of Fishing in Delaware

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Saltwater Bay Fishing

Reefs, hills and shallows are some the best saltwater fishing locations.

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Getting Started

Getting Started

Knowing where fish rest or feed is the first step in locating the best places to fly fish.

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Pier & Surf Fishing

Pier & Surf Fishing

Saltwater pier and surf fishing is a great way to start saltwater fishing.

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