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Delaware Bay Fishing



Top Delaware Bay Fishing Spots

  1. 5 Fathom Bank
    5/2/2017 10:57:18 AM - 5 Fathom Bank


  2. small stripers
    12/10/2015 8:03:22 PM - a few small stripers


  3. SS Atlantus
    4/23/2011 12:47:54 AM - SS Atlantus is the most famous of the twelve concrete ships built by the Liberty Ship Building Company in Brunswick, Georgia during and after World War I.  The steamer


  4. Artificial Reef
    4/27/2017 11:12:07 AM - Artificial Reef


  5. wreck-8425
    2/20/2020 2:26:55 PM -


  6. good fishing
    4/12/2015 12:11:18 PM - good?


  7. Hen and Chicken Shoal
    5/1/2017 10:47:51 PM - Hen and Chicken Shoal


  8. Bass Barn II Reef
    5/2/2017 10:48:27 AM - Bass Barn II Reef


  9. 8402
    2/20/2020 2:20:04 PM -


  10. 60 Ft Slough
    5/7/2018 4:26:38 PM -



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Delaware Bay Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Delaware Bay, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Spotted Seatrout

  2. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 29.01% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 38 Spotted Seatrout counted.

    Delaware Bay Spotted Seatrout Counts Chart
    Spotted

    ENLARGE DELAWARE BAY SPOTTED SEATROUT COUNTS CHART


  3. Red Drum

  4. Red Drum

    There is a 11.45% catch rate for Red Drum, based on 15 Red Drum counted.

    Delaware Bay Red Drum Counts Chart
    Red

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  5. Gafftopsail Catfish

  6. Gafftopsail Catfish

    There is a 9.92% catch rate for Gafftopsail Catfish, based on 13 Gafftopsail Catfish counted.

    Delaware Bay Gafftopsail Catfish Counts Chart
    Gafftopsail

    ENLARGE DELAWARE BAY GAFFTOPSAIL CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  7. Sheepshead

  8. Sheepshead

    There is a 9.92% catch rate for Sheepshead, based on 13 Sheepshead counted.

    Delaware Bay Sheepshead Counts Chart
    Sheepshead

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  9. Pollock

  10. Pollock

    There is a 8.4% catch rate for Pollock, based on 11 Pollock counted.

    Delaware Bay Pollock Counts Chart
    Pollock

    ENLARGE DELAWARE BAY POLLOCK COUNTS CHART


  11. Flounder

  12. Flounder

    There is a 7.63% catch rate for Flounder, based on 10 Flounder counted.

    Delaware Bay Flounder Counts Chart
    Flounder

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  13. Vermilion Snapper

  14. Vermilion Snapper

    There is a 6.11% catch rate for Vermilion Snapper, based on 8 Vermilion Snapper counted.

    Delaware Bay Vermilion Snapper Counts Chart
    Vermilion

    ENLARGE DELAWARE BAY VERMILION SNAPPER COUNTS CHART


  15. Atlantic Croaker

  16. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 3.82% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 5 Atlantic Croaker counted.

    Delaware Bay Atlantic Croaker Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE DELAWARE BAY ATLANTIC CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  17. Bonnethead Shark

  18. Bonnethead Shark

    There is a 2.29% catch rate for Bonnethead Shark, based on 3 Bonnethead Shark counted.

    Delaware Bay Bonnethead Shark Counts Chart
    Bonnethead

    ENLARGE DELAWARE BAY BONNETHEAD SHARK COUNTS CHART


  19. Tarpon

  20. Tarpon

    There is a 2.29% catch rate for Tarpon, based on 3 Tarpon counted.

    Delaware Bay Tarpon Counts Chart
    Tarpon

    ENLARGE DELAWARE BAY TARPON COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 20 species of fish and 131 fish counted for February around Delaware Bay.

To date, there are 138 species of fish and a total of 1138225 fish counted for Delaware Bay and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (163 years).

Last Update: 2/1/2023 12:46:51 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

View full Delaware Bay Fishing Forecast to see all species and best lures and colors to use.

Latest Delaware Bay Fishing Reports

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Top Delaware Bay Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Cape May Bait & Tackle LLC
    NJ Southern Most Bait and Tackle in West Cape May. Your one stop bait and tackle store for the Jersey Shore.

  2. Budd's Bait and Tackle
    Full line of fishing and crabbing supplies. Blue Crabs caught daily by our own crabber. Crabs cooked daily with your choice of spice(regular, hot, garlic).

  3. Lewes Harbour Marina
    Lewes Harbour Marina has been serving area anglers and boaters since 1992. Gas, diesel, bait, tackle rods and reels always available, and fishing apparel.

  4. Harbor View Marina


  5. Girls Place Bait & Tackle Llc


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Top Delaware Bay Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Caveman Sportfishing
    We specializing in trophy Stripers and Black Drum inshore and all Tuna species, Wahoo and Mahi Mahi (Dolphin) Offshore.

  2. First Light Charters LLC.
    Fishing the waters of Delaware Bay, Indian River Inlet and the Atlantic Ocean, our charters are able to catch a wide variety of species using different tactics. Some of the fish targeted are Rockfish (Striped Bass), Flounder, Sea Bass, Bluefish, Cro

  3. UnReel Sportfishing
    We fish 7 days a week offering private charter fishing, as well as open boat seats. Located in Cape May, NJ

  4. Grizzly Sport Fishing
    No Bull, Just Fish. Charter Boat Fishing from Lewes, DE. US Coast Guard Inspected to carry groups larger than six passengers.

  5. Tranquila Sport Fishing
    Tranquila departs Delaware and offers tuna charters, white marlin charters, offshore charters (including blue marlin, shark, dolphin, swordfish and wahoo), as well as inshore charter fishing trips for rockfish, flounder, sea bass, croakers, and shark

  6. Down Deep Sportfishing


  7. Copacetic Sportfishing
    Take advantage of an awesome day at sea with one of Cape May’s premier light tackle sportfishing boats. Whether you choose inshore or offshore, are a novice or a seasoned angler, we will provide you with a fun, relaxing, fish-filled day. "IT'

  8. Sea Star III
    The SEA STAR III is a 65' Party Boat. She sails 6 hour OPEN BOAT fishing trips Daily at 9AM from Cape May,NJ. USCG Inspected to carry up to 78 passengers.SUPER CLEAN, AFFORDABLE, and FAMILY FRIENDLY! We help make memories that will last a LIFETIM

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Top Delaware Bay Marinas

  1. Dividing Creek Marina


  2. Lewes Harbour Marina
    Lewes Harbour Marina has been serving area anglers and boaters since 1992. Gas, diesel, bait, tackle rods and reels always available, and fishing apparel.

  3. Harbor View Marina


  4. Haase's Marina


  5. Miss Chris Marina


  6. South Jersey Marina


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