Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #16

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Saltwater - Croaker catches continue to rise almost daily Now. Bigger fish are still being reported from inside the York River. But the James has also been producing quality sized Croaker. Fish up to 18 inches have been reported this week. Squid has been better for the bigger fish lately.  Anglers continue to hammer Tautogs inside the bay and on ocean wrecks. April 30th is the last day to target Togs until September. Heavy catches of Black Drum and Red Drum are occurring along the shallows of the Eastern Shore. Fisherman’s … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #15

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Saltwater – Some notable catches of Flounder have been caught lately. Most have come from the Eastern Shore’s seaside, but some have also come from the west side of the bay, from the Poquoson area and Lynnhaven Inlet. Croaker are increasing in the lower bay, particularly the James River, Willoughby, and Ocean View. Clam Fishbites and bloodworms have been good lately. Tautog are definitely available in the bay when conditions allow. Fiddler crabs are the most productive bait. As water temperatures warm and the full moon approaches, anglers are anticipating … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #14

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Saltwater – Tautog fishing has been incredible this year and right now is no exception. Bay anglers are enjoying a hot bite at the bridge-tunnel currently. Anglers should take advantage of this action before May 1st, when the season closes. Flounder are being caught from Wachaupregue, Oyster, and a few scattered catches from inlets on the west side. This bite is still slow for now. Some scattered catches of Croaker have occurred from the James River. Some large Speckled Trout have been caught from within Rudee Inlet, along with some … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #13

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Saltwater – Severe weather fronts keep rolling in on Virginia Anglers, making consistent catches or patterns difficult to establish. A constant participant seems to be the Tautog, which has been a solid player all winter and into this early spring. With fiddler crabs and blue crabs much more prevalent now, Anglers can expect to catch Togs on bay structures without having to travel out to ocean waters for respectable sized fish. The shallows of the Eastern Shore seaside has provided some Flounder action, but inconsistent weather has slowed things down … Read More »