The following information was excerpted from the Delaware Code, Title 29, Part 1, Chapter 3.
TITLE 29 - State Government.
PART 1 - General Provisions.
CHAPTER 3. STATE SEAL, SONG, AND SYMBOLS.
§ 311. State fish.
The weakfish (Cynoscion genus) is the official fish of the State. (63 Del. Laws, c. 90, § 1.)
Delaware Code. Delaware General Assembly. 2009. 20 February 2009 <http://delcode.delaware.gov/>
Shearer, Benjamin F. and Barbara S. State Names, Seals, Flags and Symbols: A Historical Guide Third Edition, Revised and Expanded. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, 3 Sub edition, 2001.
Sea Trout Cynoscion regalis: Marine and earth studies at the University of Delaware.
Weakfish tagging project 2006: Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife.
Cynoscion regalis: University of Michigan Museum of Zoology: Animal Diversity Web.
Cynoscion regalis (Bloch and Schneider, 1801) : Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Here you will find authoritative taxonomic information on plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.
Species Profile: Weakfish: 1989 biological report from the Coastal Ecology Group Waterways Experiment Station.
State Fish: Complete list of official state Fish.
More symbols & emblems: Complete list of official Delaware state symbols.
Fishing the Delaware and Maryland Coasts, by Andy Snyder. 192 pages. Burford Books (May 25, 2006) Complete where-to-fish guide for coastal Delaware and Maryland. This book does not cover the Chesapeake Bay.
A Season on the Edge, by John Skinner. 219 pages. Nor'east Media; 1st edition (2008) From the first signs of life in the backwaters of the South Shore on an April night, to the year's last push of big stripers along the ocean beaches in early December, A Season on the Edge chronicles a season of surfcasting from the shores of Long Island. The season is woven together from a collection of stories culled from the author's logs and told in the order of a seasonal progression.
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Saltwater Fishing. Tackle, Rigging, How & When to Fish, by Jack Zinzow. 64 pages. Windward Pub Co; 1st edition (November 1, 1992) A valuable resource on fishing line, rods, reels, knots, terminal tackle, and lures used in saltwater fishing. Other subjects include information on where to fish, the techniques and conditions that affect fishing, the best ways to fish both on land and from a boat, and tips on catching different species on fish.
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