Lewes Fishing



Top Lewes Fishing Spots

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


  2. DWD1
    8/14/2017 9:16:45 AM - Fishing spot


  3. Fenwick Shoal
    5/1/2017 11:10:33 PM - Fenwick Shoal


  4. DWD-OG1
    8/29/2017 5:59:41 AM -


  5. William C Snow
    5/2/2017 9:22:18 AM - 55' tug boat


  6. DWD-OG
    8/29/2017 5:54:37 AM -


  7. DWD1
    8/14/2017 9:16:29 AM - Fishing spot


  8. DGS92-2
    4/17/2012 9:40:15 AM -


  9. dwd2
    8/26/2017 6:50:43 AM -


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



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Lewes Fishing Prediction

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Lewes, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Black Sea Bass

  2. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 50.6% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 41922 Black Sea Bass counted.


  3. Flounder

  4. Flounder

    There is a 9.42% catch rate for Flounder, based on 7805 Flounder counted.


  5. Tautog

  6. Tautog

    There is a 8.03% catch rate for Tautog, based on 6651 Tautog counted.


  7. Pollock

  8. Pollock

    There is a 5.56% catch rate for Pollock, based on 4607 Pollock counted.


  9. Weakfish

  10. Weakfish

    There is a 4.44% catch rate for Weakfish, based on 3682 Weakfish counted.


  11. Spiny Dogfish

  12. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 4.01% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 3320 Spiny Dogfish counted.


  13. Spotted Seatrout

  14. Spotted Seatrout

    There is a 2.36% catch rate for Spotted Seatrout, based on 1955 Spotted Seatrout counted.


  15. Bluefish

  16. Bluefish

    There is a 1.96% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 1626 Bluefish counted.


  17. Striped Bass

  18. Striped Bass

    There is a 1.54% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 1277 Striped Bass counted.


  19. White Perch

  20. White Perch

    There is a 1.28% catch rate for White Perch, based on 1057 White Perch counted.


Recommedations above based on 83 species of fish and 82846 fish counted for May around Lewes.

To date, there are 117 species of fish and a total of 925638 fish counted for Lewes and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius.

*** 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 1939..

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Latest Lewes Fishing Reports

  • Delaware Bay Drum Fishing 1st Trip
    1/15/2021 5:51:07 PM - We started our 2019 fishing season on the Delaware Bay this past weekend targeting Black Drum. Black Drum fishing offers great fun for friends and family with a short boat rid


  • Delaware Bay Drum Fishing Report
    1/15/2021 5:51:07 PM - Drum bit really good in the bay this afternoon! After catching and releasing 12 big Drum today these kids were asking their dads can we do an offshore tuna trip on the Hooked


  • Final Drum Trip 2019
    1/15/2021 5:51:07 PM - We finished off our inshore Black Drum trips yesterday with some nice size fish. The bite was not as good as the two previous trips but we did catch a few really good sized dr


  • First Offshore Tuna Trip for 2019
    1/15/2021 5:51:07 PM - What a great tuna trip today to start the 2019 offshore season on the Hooked Up II. We went 16 for 18 on Yellowfin tuna with a few bonus Mahi Mahi thrown in the mix. It was no


  • Fishing Report June 22
    1/15/2021 5:51:06 PM - We decided to take a gamble and fish about 30 miles from where we had our excellent trip last week and it could not have worked out better. It took us a few hours to find the


  • Wilmington Canyon Yellowfin Trip
    1/15/2021 5:51:06 PM - ANOTHER EXCELLENT TRIP TODAY FOR TUNA ON THE Hooked Up II and there is exciting news about the local offshore scene with the arrival of Bluefin tuna inshore along the 20 and 3


  • Canyon Yellowfin Tuna Trips Going Strong
    1/15/2021 5:51:06 PM - These pictures are from the last two days of offshore tuna fishing on the 55 Hooked Up II out of Cape May NJ On Thursday’s trip we put together a decent catch of quality size


  • Inshore Bluefin Tuna Fishing
    1/15/2021 5:51:05 PM - We slammed the Bluefins today on our first inshore tuna trip of the season! We fished a little known hill that Capt John used to tuna fish 15-20 years ago that almost always h


  • Sea Bass Fishing
    11/5/2019 11:31:19 AM - Wreck fishing for sea bass continues to be a good bite … with Tog and a few good sized flounder mixed in.


  • December Fishing
    12/15/2018 12:46:34 PM - Tog continue to be caught on the wrecks along with a few sea bass. Night trips are producing stripers on the fly and light tackle … a few larger fish...


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Top Lewes Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Old Inlet Bait & Tackle
    Full Service Bait and Tackle Shop located 2 miles north of the Indian River Inlet in the DE Seashore State Park

  2. 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.

  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. Rick's Bait & Tackle
    Rick's Bait & Tackle is located in Long Neck, Delaware in Sussex County DE and caries a compete line of bait and tackle targeted to our local waters.

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Top Lewes Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. 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

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

  3. 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

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Top Lewes Marinas

  1. 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.

  2. Grassy Sound Marina
    Situated on the Grassy Sound Channel in beautiful Cape May County, N.J. Creating memories with family and friends at Grassy Sound Marina will be the highlight of your Summer. Enjoy optimal access to prime fishing and crabbing areas or spend the day o

  3. Harbor View Marina


  4. Miss Chris Marina


  5. South Jersey Marina


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