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CAPE GAZETTE, Frid iy or late in ihe season. Flounder . limit of four fish per day X call to limit billboards with a minimum size of 17.5 inch- Continued from page 1 ing and there are more flounder "than there's ever been." Both Baker and Lesser, howev- er, note that while flounder num- bers are on the up- swing, so is fishing pressure. The in- tense fishing is con- . sidered large enough that even with a good popula- tion of flounder, it may not be enough to support the extra fishing pressure. Hence, the move for further cutbacks. The emergency order closed floun- der fishing until May 26. There are, howev- er, four different op- tions open to floun- der fishermen and they will be consid- ered at a public meeting on May I. Those four op- tions are as follows, although there's not a one that is likely to please local fishermen. Maintain the current emer- gency order which sets a mini- mum size of 17 inches with a dai- ly limit of five fish and a season from May 26 to September I. Fishermen say that eliminates great fall fishing. There will also be "very few" 17-inch long fish caught during the summer months, Lesser said. Those larger fish are traditionally caught either in deep water or ear- es. "You might as well close the season," Baker snorted, saying so few 17.5 inch fish are found. A limit of seven fish per day with a minimum size of 16 inches Submitted photo Angler Eddie Jarrett holds up a nice pair of flounder he landed April 6 at Brown Shoal in Delaware Bay. Anglers right now are prohibited from taking the fish under an emergency closure. in length and an open season from May 26 to August 6. A limit of five fish per day with a minimum size of 16,5 inch- es in length and an open season from May 26 to August 13. The hearing will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May I in the DNREC Auditorium, 89 Kings Highway in Dover. For more in- formation, call 302-739-4506. Even If Your Driving Recor(l Isn't Perfect, our Insurance Plan is. 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New billboards in Sussex County ha ed a specified distance from intersec and churches. They must be at least 2 must be located a specified distance fro must receive approval from the Sv Board of Adjustment, Rogers said. In at least one recent case, Sussex C ing inspectors c)nal effort to wasn't in com Pelikan argi r, but it does billboards can idation in the of Wilmingtov :enic America some areas of dities to try to ing with Wilm "Over 700 c 1 enhance the ally all parts o n, director of construction o live and work ture from Scer f'ul places bet- "The single- nity can take 'ho also owns an ordinance become far new billboan Sussex Coun- problem from Iboard in this low it to get b and Delaware A summar Delaware spe le to be Iocat- Lewes to Fen' ions, schools industry and s 00 feet apart, of potential fc m a home and may be intere ssex County theircommuni Anyone wis 3unty's build- 202-543-6200. Clothing. 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