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82 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, May 1 - May 7, 1998 q:X,;preys back in big numbers at Prime Hook Random Notes • George O'Shea of Prime Hook U.S. Wildlife Refuge reports an unusually large number of ospreys in the refuge. George said there are four and perhaps five nests of the large birds, an unusually high number and one more sign of the successful comeback of the mag- nificent predator. • Legisl.ation to make the Amer- ican Discovery Trail official is ex- pected to be voted on by the House this year. "It is my hope that Congress will support the American Discovery Trail as the pedestrian Route 66 for every American to enjoy and appreciate the environment," said Congress- man Mike Castle• One end of the trail is located in Cape Henlopen State Park, mak- ing Delaware a unique part of the development of this "national trail." Michael Short Fish school? R & R Sports Center will start weekly fishing seminars on the following dates: May 9, May 16 and May 30 at 9 a.m. and each fol- lowing Tuesday at 8 a.m. Don Myrer, the state record holder for trout last year (there is a yearly fishing contest and Myrer's fish bested all entries) will conduct classes inside the archery range at R & R Sports. Myrer's classes are a good chance to bone up on your fishing knowledge and I highly recom- mend you stop in for a cup of fish- ing know-how. Fishing getting hotter R & R Sports Center reports that the largest trout of the season was caught by 6-year-old Kody Blough on a cut mackerel, a beau- tiful 7.5-pound whopper. There are now more limit catch- es of trout and flounder being re- OUTDOORS ported• Local lawyer Craig Karsnitz, who even has a fish mailbox, teamed up with another local attorney, Gene Bayard, to catch eight flounder up to 22 inch- es in length, while Tommy Williams reported a limit catch• Flounder and some bluefish are being caught by striped bass fish- ermen in Delaware Bay and floun- der are being caught from the Beach Ball to Brown Shoal and down to the rips. Roosevelt Inlet is also producing fish. Trout are also being caught at Roosevelt Inlet and in the Lewes area. A limit was caught by Dave Lorah from the canal on jigheads with a white worm while Bill Smith has been catching fish from the Cape Henlopen State Park pier with a speck rig. Grubs, squid, bloodworms or chicken baits are catching fish. Local tackle shops still hate to admit that chicken works, but it does. Lewes Harbour Marina reports good striper action at 8A, Ower- falls Shoal and 8B on bucktails and eels. Joe Morris suggests fish- ing 8A on the tide change• The best catch of the week is the 33-pound striper caught on a live spot. Angler Aaron Straus- baught fished the spot at Indian TIDES 5/1 5/2 5/3 5/5 Indian River Rehoboth Roosevelt Oak Inlet Beach Inlet Orchardt 5/7 River Inlet and his unus.lix years, the Wilson family Schurman, Skip Schurman bait was rewarded on April 24 held twe yearly tournaments in • Fourth place - Steve Tyk¢, with one of the best fish of the conjunction Kith the Milton ChadTaylor year. Chamber'of:Sommerce ..For the ; Fifth place - Jacob and John Tautog action i$ g0Oi -On wrecks. Joe Sarring had 'tjmit With the smallest fish caughl: on the Mohawk Wreck being an "E5- pound.og.-Bluefish to•:12 podnds are aviilble ong t!]e Buoy Line(- Smaller fish fire Shwingon the surf• Boogie for Bass The Spring Bass Boogie Tour- nament was held on Sunday, April 26, at Wilson's Sunshine Marina. As usual, the Wilson family drew a good turnout for the tournament• las! twoyeas],-lson's has con-Webb " tined .9;..ldhe-catch:and re y  • Sixth place - Doug Donron, lease tourt  ments. -:,.  Carlson Cook Sponse s included Front Street • Seventh place - Kippy Dou- Corpora "on, Yakima Bait Com- pany, Assassin Company, North American Fishing Club, Mann's Bait Company and Wil- son Sunshine Marina. The top winners were the following: • Lunker pot award - Robert and Chris Graves • First place - $450, Gene Kane, Connie Koch • Second place - $200, Doug Durkee, Mike Cybak • Third place - $100, Sandy glas, Peggy Galipo • Eighth place - Harold Bunting, Dan Schurman • Ninth place - Dave Shepherd, Paul Taylor • 10th place - Duane Hutton, Marlon Byers Pauline Wilson thanked her sponsors and volunteers, includ- ing the volunteers who returned the fish to Wagamons Pond, Broadkill River and Diamond Pond. COASTAL TOWING & REPAIR Complete Major & Minor Repairs All Foreign & Domestic Autos & Tracks • Emissions Testing • Brakes F Exhaust Systems • Computerized Wheel Balancing • Air Conditioning Sece OVER 25 YEARS EXPERIENCE 945-5400 or 645-6300 County Rd. 283 LEWES • (behind the Plantations) Wilson's Sunshine Marina drew its usual good crowd of fishermen for a Sunday, April 26 tournament. The Spring Bass Boogie was won by Gene Kane, left, and Con- nie Koch. There were 40 boats and 72 fish caught up to 3.25 pounds, every one of which was released to swim again. Titanium driver raffle for Meals on Wheels Meals on Wheels of Lewes & Rehoboth Inc. is holding a raffle for a Great Big Bertha Titanium Driver in conjunction with its an- nual benefit golf tourney, slated for Monday, May 11, at Re- hoboth Beach Country Club. Raffle tickets are $5 each for the $500 driver and a maximum of 500 tickets will be sold, with the winner not having to be pre- sent to win. Tickets are available at the Cape Gazette office in Mid- way Shopping Center or by call- ing the Meals on Wheels office at 645-7449• Registration for the golf tournament begins at 11 a.m., with a clinic hosted by Lp- GA pro Brandie Burton at 11:30 a.m., courtesy of Toyota• Nicola Pizza will provide lunch prior to the 1 p.m. shotgun start and there will be a cash bar at 5 p.m., fol- lowed by dinner, auction, 50/50 raffle and awards ceremony• The registration fee is $150 per player or $550 per foursome, which includes everything but the cash bar. For details, contact Chairman Bob Taylor, 227-7724, or Ron Barrows, 227-3616. HAZZARD Electrical Contractor L.P.I. Cert. 959 645-8457 645-9060 1-800-610-8457 CERTIFIED LIGHTNING PROTECTION P.O. Box252, Lewes, DE 19958 Prinled T-Shirts & Sporlswear Geoff Ve00on is now independent operation as Artwork Logo Design Quick Service • Quality Work Reasonable Prices 645-2959