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86 - CAPE GAZETTE, Friday, November 6 - November 12, 1998 .Outdoors Continued from page 85 ery Stocks?...Hope for the Fu- ture." In each of the five species, he said there is some hope for the fu- tare. Targett said that weakfish have been heavily overfished, but that the fishery seems to be rebound- ing. "It's turning around." Targett said the news is virtually the same for flounder. In 1992, he said that researchers believe fish- ermen caught an amazing 82 per- cent of the flounder that could have been caught. Since then, that percentage has been reduced and the fishery is rebounding, Targett said. Striped bass are the success sto- ry of [he group. After almost dis- appearing, they have come back strong after heavy restrictions and are once again thriving. Trail Day Saturday, Nov. 7 The volunteer corps of Cape Henlopen will be hosting the monthly volunteer trail mainte- nance day Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m. to noon. Participants will help clean and maintain a section of the more than 10 miles of Cape Henlopen State Park trails. Meet at the Sea- side Nature Center at 9 a.m. Vol- unteer trail day is held the first Saturday of each month. Work gloves are recommended and par- ticipants may bring hand tools, al- though some are available at the park. 'Just for Women' clinic "A Just for Women Fishing Clinic" offered by Del Tech's Owens Campus will be offered from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,, Nov. 7. Women can learn the basics of fish handling, bait and tackle, le- gal measurements and more through catch and release fishing with certified fishing instructor Joe Sprowl. Participants should bring a bag lunch; beverage will be provided. The cost for the clin- ic is $30. For more information, call 856-6966.  Fishing Continued from page 85 Bill's Sport Shop reports that striper action in Delaware Bay is hot. Kathy Baker at Bill's said that William Jest weighed in a 20- pound fish from the Outer Wall while nice striped bass were also taken by Jimmy Sanford, Roger Williamson and Marilyn Grear. R&R said that tautog action re- mained steady with limit catches to 8 pounds reported on all lower bay structures including the Ice Breakers and Outer Wall. Hoss's Pier One reports small striped bass, trout, ling and blue- fish at the Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier. Fishing is respecta151e, but not hot. Inshore Boaters drifting in 25 to 35 feet of water from Dewey Beach to off the Sea Colony area reported trout and flounder on top and bottom rigs with squid. Inshore wrecks are producing Mike Dominguez photo The Tackle Shack held its fall bass tournament on Sunday, Oct. 18. Shown (not in order) are the top-four winning teams from the tournament: top-team, Kim Killian and Bob Conner; sec- ond-place team, Gene Kane and Connie Koch; third-place team, Hayes Waltman and Christo- pher Teeter;, and team, Phillip Paeana and Larry Moore. triggerfish and other bottom fish. Boats drifting outside the inlet to a few miles out caught porgy, croaker, trout, flounder and blue- fish. Don Culver weighed in a 14- pound citation bluefish taken on a piece of trout belly. Indian River Inlet Fish are taking a variety of bait at the Indian River Inlet. Jim Childs and Rich Donahue both limited on striped bass up to 37 inches taken on windcheaters while Luke Marks caught fishon eels. -Richard Littell fished with mul- let on the north jetty and caught a 29-inch bluefish. Fishermen also found success with striped bass with bombers or bucktails tipped with plastic worlns. Offshore Offshore wrecks are producing nice catches of tautog and sea bass using green crabs and sand fleas. Longfin tuna are being reported at the Baltimore Canyon and tuna and dolphin are also reported at the Poorman's. Surf Mike Warner reported catching 15 bluefish on toothpick rigs while Don Beck caught a 8.75-pound bluefish at Gordon's Pond. Under- size striped bass and bluefish were caught in front of the Henlopen at the north end of Rehoboth Beach while Matt Hazewski caught blue- fish to 7 pounds on mullet at Dewey Beach. Surf anglers re- ported bluefish from Dewey Beach south with fish to 14 pounds on whole mullet rigs. A few trout are being taken at .Cape Henlopen Point. Submitted photo Elks Soccer Shoot winners awarded trophies Winners of the Elks Soccer Shoot received trophies at mn awards ceremony held Saturday, Oct. 24, at Cape Henlopen Elks Lodge 2540. Twenty children were honored at a luncheon at- tended byjarents and friends. At total of 75 area children participated in the shoot, held Oct. 3 at Shields Elementary School in Lewes. First-place winners will go on to the District Shoot in Salisbury on Dec. 5. Shown in back are (l-r) Sam Cashdollar, William Jennings, Shawn Melvin, Kim Watson and Corey Chunn. In the middle are Nick Albanese, Kate Haas, Brook Reimsnyder, Elizabeth Watson and Christine McDonald. In front are Jean Jennings, Josh Smith, Jayson Abel and Christopher Ciamaichelo. Other winners not pictured are Corey Shaub, Taylor Reimsnyder, Joe Egolf, Megan Kee, Kristen Langley and Jocelyn Robinson. Submitted photo Cape vs. CR Continued from page 80 40 points in the first half the week before against Seaford, losing to a 6-1 Cape team 22-10 with under 10 minutes remaining. The Riders were punting from deep within their own territory. The Riders looked sluggish and the game appeared won by Cape, which took possession inside Rid- er territory. But a roughing-the- punter call gave quarterback Sam Postlewait another chance and the talented signal caller - now backup at U D - engineered a scoring drix, e. Now leading 22-15, the Vikings fumbled inside their own 10 and CR scored, going up 23-22. Cape's Carl Floyd caught a short pass and broke it up the right Lincoln man wins gold in Olympics Claude McCrea, Lincoln, competed Oct. 3, in the 100- meter and 200-meter events at Delaware Senior Olympics, Dover. McCrea brought home the gold in both events, With a time of 13 minutes 6 seconds in the 100 and 29:40 in the 200. McCrea ran track in high school; he has not competed since 1988. His Senior Olympics wins qualify him for the nationals. McCrea is em- ployed at Hocker Brush Fac- tory in Lewes. sideline but was caught from be- hind at the" 15-yard line. "We needed to score there," coach George Glenn said. "I needed to find a way to get them into the end zone." But quarterback J.D: Maull was sacked on fourth down and for the season on a game-ending play. The Vikings heading towards the state tournament sank to 6-4 on the season. Last year after Cape defeated CR in Lewes the Riders lost their last two games to Sussex Central and Dover. "I'm hyped and ready to play," said Cape's middle linebacker Haywood Bur- ton. "Every player dreams of play- ing in a game like this." Set your watches for a 7:30 kickoff. And strap on your seat belts because Cape and Caesar Rodney is always a wild ride.