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


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


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


  10. 8402
    2/20/2020 2:20:04 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. Black Sea Bass

  2. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 22.51% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 23451 Black Sea Bass counted.


  3. Atlantic Croaker

  4. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 21.53% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 22433 Atlantic Croaker counted.


  5. Weakfish

  6. Weakfish

    There is a 11.37% catch rate for Weakfish, based on 11841 Weakfish counted.


  7. Flounder

  8. Flounder

    There is a 9% catch rate for Flounder, based on 9376 Flounder counted.


  9. Scup

  10. Scup

    There is a 6.23% catch rate for Scup, based on 6488 Scup counted.


  11. Pollock

  12. Pollock

    There is a 5.73% catch rate for Pollock, based on 5973 Pollock counted.


  13. Spiny Dogfish

  14. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 3.97% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 4134 Spiny Dogfish counted.


  15. Oyster Toadfish

  16. Oyster Toadfish

    There is a 3.63% catch rate for Oyster Toadfish, based on 3784 Oyster Toadfish counted.


  17. Bluefish

  18. Bluefish

    There is a 3.45% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 3598 Bluefish counted.


  19. White Perch

  20. White Perch

    There is a 2.63% catch rate for White Perch, based on 2743 White Perch counted.


Recommedations above based on 98 species of fish and 104171 fish counted for September around Delaware Bay.

To date, there are 135 species of fish and a total of 599771 fish counted for Delaware Bay and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (162 years).

Last Update: 9/25/2022 5:35:32 PM

*** 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.

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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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