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Surf Fishing at Cape Henlopen State Park
Surf fishing is a popular year-round activity along the Cape Henlopen's ocean beaches. Dune crossovers allow pedestrian and vehicle access to the designated fishing areas. A surf fishing vehicle permit is required in order to drive onto the beach. Permits are available online, at various retail locations, and at the park office.
NOTICE: The Cape Henlopen Fishing Pier is closed to the public until further notice. The all-wooden pier, built during World War II, has been closed due to its deteriorating pilings. Delaware State Parks is actively working towards repairs to allow for public access.