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OCEAN

Site 11 continues to produce good numbers of tautog. Boat captains have also found tog at a number of ocean structures. Green crab has been the bait of choice. Close to shore, however, has been quiet. The Indian River Inlet hasn’t yielded any fish, but there are a few reports of white perch biting in the Indian River.

DELAWARE BAY

White and yellow perch are being caught at the Woodland Beach Pier with minnows, and earthworms working as the preferred bait. Anglers have been finding white, and yellow perch in Delaware Bay tributaries as well.

RIVERS

Mike Hess fished the Christina Creek near Smalleys Dam with minnows and managed a few 2-to-3-pound largemouth bass, small crappie, bluegills, and a few pickerel. Daniel Mancari checked into Captain Bones Bait & Tackle after fishing the Mispillion in Milford. He landed a citation black crappie weighing 1 pound, 3 ounces that he caught on minnows. Maryland trout stocking has already begun, as the state plans to stock 84,500 trout this season. For more information on the whereabouts, dates, and limits of the Maryland trout season please visit http://dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries/Pages/trout/index.aspx. The Susquehanna River has been on fire with yellow perch. Mike Bowen of Eastern Marine fished the Susquehanna by Owens Marina in Perryville with live minnows and caught six keeper yellow perch around 10 and a half inches. He also caught a channel catfish. Richard Clendening fished Owens Marina and managed a limit of yellow perch on minnows, he also caught a 7-pound striper. Izzy and Brian Mora also fished Owens Marina and caught 25 yellow perch, however, only two were keepers. They were using live minnows. Pete Fechter fished the Sassafras River at the Georgetown Bridge and landed multiple yellow perch in the 12-inch range, small crappie, and he caught a few rockfish in the 18-to-22-inch range. He was using a homemade fly and a three-inch split tail fluke.

PONDS

Ed Raymond checked into Captain Bones Bait & Tackle with a pickerel that weighed 4 pounds, 4 ounces that he caught from Wyoming Pond on cubby jigs. He caught two more pickerel in the 4-pound range and landed eight bass up to 4 pounds, and one crappie.

Email your fishing info and fishing photos to jtaviano@delawareonline.com or tweet @JeffreyTaviano.

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