Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater – A few Flounder are just starting to be caught on the seaside of the Eastern Shore. Water temps are ranging from 50° to 55°. Tautog fishing is on the rise as the fiddler crabs are becoming easier to obtain. Ocean wrecks have still been better than bay structures. Surf fishing along the Outer banks is yielding Puppy Drum and a few big Red Drum. Offshore boats are finding Bluefin Tuna, with fish up to 400lbs caught in the last week. Puppy Drum have started to spread out within … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater – Its been a tough winter for everyone, but things are looking up finally. Fiddler crabs and Green Crabs have started to show up, which is a great sign of movement and the spring bite. Togs especially prefer Fiddlers. Specks have started to spread out but must be released due to the new regulations. The offshore scene is showing more promise every day. When conditions allow, Bluefin Tuna have been cooperating, and some Yellowfin Tuna along with some Big Eye Tuna have been caught lately. Water temps along the … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater – Mother Nature continues to keep us guessing with her unpredictable patterns. The Speckled Trout seem to remain predictable in the Elizabeth River however. Some very impressive catches are occurring at night, especially around the Hot Ditch area. Redfish are also quite active inside the Elizabeth River. Rockfish are making their spawning runs up the rivers, but the ocean Rockfish season remains open until the end of March for recreational anglers. Tautog fishing has been hit or miss lately, but soon, hopefully, the bay will warm and attract these … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay- Redfish and Speckled Trout are the most active fish being caught within the bay currently. Most of these fish are coming from within the Elizabeth River. Tyler Bruce of Henrico just recently caught Specks up to 26 inches on fly tackle. Rockfish and a few Black Drum are also being caught from inside the Elizabeth river. The Tautog action slowed just a little this week, probably due to the lack of anglers venturing out. Look for this bite to improve towards the end of the month as the … Read More »