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Events

Events at a glance.  Click the links (if provided) for more information.
We realize the events listed here may be postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions.  We urge you to contact the sponsor of the event to confirm it will be held.

Dates in Bold Type are DMS sponsored events.
Dates in Bold/Italicare events organized by others and supported by DMS
Dates in Italics are events of interest to the fishing community at large
(?) = date/info tentative

DMS Monthly meetings start at 7 P.M. The Board of Directors' meeting start at 6 P.M. 
Members are urged to attend the BoD meeting and are welcome to speak at the BoD meeting

March 3, 2022
DMS Monthly Meeting, 
6 PM- Board of Directors.  7 PM- General Meeting
31454 Kendale Road, Lewes, DE 

March 12, 2022
DMS Annual Dinner.  Frankford Fire Co. Hall, Frankford, DE  Open to all!  
Happy hour 6:00 PM.  Dinner served at 7:00 PM.Cost: $35.00 per couple, $17.50 per individual.  Use the form included in the January/February 2022 Newsletter!
If you paid for the dinner in the past and it was cancelled, your payment will be accepted for this dinner. BUT... you need to let us know you are coming!  Please advise us via e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
All RSVP must be received no later that March 4, 2022.  RSVP on-line by 12 Noon, March 4, 2022  

March 19, 2022
DNREC Beach Grass Planting. 
The 2022 Beach Grass Planting is scheduled for Saturday March 19 from 9am-12pm. DNREC needs DMS assistance at a site adjacent to the Faithful Steward Crossing in the DSSP north of the Indian River Inlet bridge.  Please contact Bill WF Christy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Debbie Wiechardt at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm your attending and get meeting time and location.
Hope to see you there for this important event!!!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     May 5,2022                                                                                                                   

 Our monthly meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 5 will be a combined board/general meeting at 6pm followed by a cookout. Meeting will take place at Deb and Bill Wiechardt's place 31454 Kendale Road, Lewes. Hope you can make it!!!



 

May 7, 2022
Old Inlet Bait & Tackle Spring Surf Fishing Tournament
On the DSSP beaches. Individual Tournament. Includes the special Gand Slam Prize whish is awarded to a registered angler with greatest total cumulative length of three different qualifying species. See link for details.
Tournament HQ: Old Inlet B&T, Coastal Highway, south of Dewey Beach.

May 21, 2022
Cast for a Cure Surf Fishing Tournament
4-person Team Tournament.  On the Fenwick Island State Park beach from York Beach Crossing (northernmost) south to the Middle Crossing. 
Benefiting the Tunnell Cancer Center Special Needs Fund. Sponsored by Delaware Fisherwomen and Old Inlet Bait and Tackle.                                   

DMS will be sponsoring a team in the upcoming Cast for a Cure Team Surf Fishing Tournament scheduled for Saturday, May 21.
Want to put in a team? Members are invited to submit a 4 person team to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Wednesday, May 4. All of the team members must be DMS members.  Entry fees and bait allowance covered by DMS.
We will draw the team that represents DMS at the regular monthly meeting on Thursday, May 5.

 

 

June/July 2022
DMS Members Summer Picnic!
Date, time and location TBA!

September 1, 2022
DMS Monthly Meeting, 
6 PM- Board of Directors.  7 PM- General Meeting
31454 Kendale Road, Lewes, DE 

September 8-10, 2022
Hatteras Village Civic Association Surf Fishing Tournament.  
6 person Team tournament held on the beaches in the Buxton-Frisco-Hatteras Village NC beaches. DMS members fished on teams that finished 1st and 3rd in the 2021 tournament!!
For more info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or snail-mail at HVCA, P.O. Box 457, Hatteras, NC 27943

September (?), 2022
DMS Fall Feast. 2 PM-5PM, Frankford Fire Co. Hall, Frankford, DE.
Open to all!  Bring your friends and neighbors to this all-you-can-eat feast that includes seafood!

September (?), 2022
Special Olympics Delaware (SODE) Annual Family Day at the Beach Fishing Event. CHSP Pier. Date and time TBA.
Come out and help the Special Olympians as they and their families try to catch the big one!  DMS is just one sponsor of this community-supported event, providing trophies, bait and judges for the participants.  An event that is worthy of your time and energy. 

September 24-25, 2022
Old Inlet's 25th Annual Delaware Seashore Fall Surf Fishing Classic.  On the DSSP and Fenwick Island beaches.
Anglers compete for over $15,000.00 in cash and prizes in this individual tournament. Information on designated fishing areas will be contained in tournament packet.

October 6, 2022
DMS Monthly Meeting, 
6 PM- Board of Directors.  7 PM- General Meeting
31454 Kendale Road, Lewes, DE  

October 7 - 9, 2022
15th Annual DMS Invitational Surf Fishing Tournament. Tournament HQ: Youth Camp #3, Cape Henlopen State Park
$4,000 in cash prizes. Valuable prizes awarded far down the finisher's list. 
DMS invites you to join your fellow anglers at the 15th Annual DMS Invitational Surf-Fishing tournament. If you have fished our tournament in the past, come back and bring a friend. If you haven't fished our Tournament, sign up! You have been missing the best surf-fishing tournament in the State of Delaware!
Awards ceremony is held at Tournament HQ on Sunday at 2 PM.
More info here!

October 14-16(?), 2022
AMSA's Ronald Bounds Surf Fishing Tournament.  Tournament HQ: AMSA clubhouse, 8847 Eagles Nest Rd, Berlin, Maryland.
Competition is held on the beach at Assateague Island National Park, MD. 6-Person Team tournament. Awards held at Tournament HQ.  
DMS will send 2 teams to this Tournament!  

October 19-22, 2022
NCBBA's 13th Annual Red Drum Tournament
On the beaches, Cape Hatteras National Seashore, Hatteras Island, NC. 
$12,000.00 in prizes! 60 hours of round-the-clock fishing starts Thursday, October 20 at 12:01 AM and ends at 12 Noon, Saturday, October 22. Awards at 4 PM, location TBA. 
An Individual and Team tournament.  No assigned stations.
Tournament HQ: Avon, NC

November 2-5, 2022
Cape Hatteras Anglers Club Tournament.  Tournament HQ: Buxton, NC. Held on the beaches at the Cape Hatteras National Seashore.  
6-Person Team tournament usually having 120 teams entered.  Saturday features a 4-hour individual tournament. AKA the Big Hatteras Tournament. 

November 3, 2022
DMS Monthly Meeting.  Nominations for Officers and Directors
6 PM- Board of Directors.  7 PM- General Meeting
31454 Kendale Road, Lewes, DE 

December 1, 2022
DMS Monthly Meeting.  Election of Officers and Directors
6 PM- Board of Directors.  7 PM- General Meeting
31454 Kendale Road, Lewes, DE 
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