This evening we fished the little
in southern Delaware
for largemouth bass. There
may be a
reason this river is not well known – and it may be lack of
not serious, we were just skunked this
evening as everybody has a bad day once in a while.
But, we don’t feel so bad as there
local bass tournament that lasted 10 hours today and the top prize went
pair of local fisherman that boated two fish totaling 3 lbs with one of
less than 12” long.
sure this river has fish in it – just not
sure where they went today. It
fishy and we did have one blow up on a lure so we at least have some
We tried just about every lure in
the boat. In fact, Taylor
couldn’t even get a rise on his lucky
Blue Fox so you know something had to be off.
We would like to thank our new
friend Rick Messick from Maryland
who joined us tonight. He’s
a Maryland guide
that fishes the Nanticoke River
volunteered to host us tonight
on the Delaware
side because we were not able
to find a guide for this river out of Delaware. We had a good time
– made fun of each other
most of the evening as we put more lures in the trees than in the water
the time. Maybe
that’s why we didn’t
catch anything. Our
presentation was a
bit too terrestrial.
The weather was beautiful as we
fished our 45th State out of 47 with no rain.
Our total fish count remains the
Dad (359 fish); Taylor (345 fish)
with a Grand Total of 703 fish to date.
By 10pm we were back in our RV and
headed for Maryland. Tomorrow we will tackle
the mighty striped
bass in the Chesapeake Bay
and conclude the RV
portion of our journey through the lower 48 States.