Nice DP! At least during this time of year you will get the WE Shads back with their tails still on! Once those alligator blues get them, and chomp off their tails, you might as well throw them in the garbage!
For IRI stripers you will need some bucktails and some white or yellow trailer worms. The bucktails (I like the 1/2 oz ones when I use this type of setup) are usually tied to a 1 to 2 oz trolling-type sinker (I use the Bead 1-1/2 oz ones) with a 24-30" length of leader material. I normally use a loop-type knot (or king sling as listed in the how-to knot guide http://www.pierandsurf.com/knots/kingsling.shtml) to enable the bucktail to swing freely.
Other lures include the Storm WE shads, topwater plugs, larger bucktails up to 2 oz, ZoZuri darter, and any other plastic/leadhead that can hug the bottom in a inlet with a current speed of 7 MPH!
Check the Hot Spots under Delaware for more detailed information.
Korkers - Attachable sandal-type shoes that have spikes on the bottom that you attach to your boots so you don't slip on the slime covered rocks on the jetty.
PFD - Personal floation device
Neither is required if you do not plan on fishing the jetty end or the waters edge.
The Korkers come in handy if you fish the inlet areas of IRI and want to fish near the waters edge or land a big fish with a net or gaff. I've only used my Korkers when I plan on going near the end of the jetty to cast lures to fish.
You can get by without either one of them and very few people wear them (Korkers or PFD) when they fish. Usually, only the die-hard jetty jocks that go out to the end of the jetty wear them for protection.
Do not wear any kind of boots - hip or chest waders. If you fall in, they will fill up and carry you downcurrent or drown you.
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