Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #28

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Saltwater- This week, again, marks another week of outstanding Cobia fishing in the lower bay. Sight casting is taking over as the preferred method. Casting bucktails or live eels to spotted fish has been consistent for fish of all sizes. Many are reporting lots of small fish, but seem to bring back large fish as well. Bernie Drimal of McKenny,Va caught a 85 lber while sight casting on July 18th. Chumming is still productive to those willing to endure sitting still in the heat. Sight casting is a bit easier … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #27

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Saltwater- Cobia action remains red hot in the bay. Sight casters have been enjoying calm winds and clear skies, which is a recipe for success. Casting bucktails, live eels, or live Croaker to spotted targets often yields solid hookups with keeper fish. Minimum size is 40 inches, and 1 per person or 2 per boat possession limit. Mike Campbell of Mechanicsville recently brought in a 52 lber. Mike is a Green Top regular, and targets big Cobia frequently. The area of the CBBT has been consistent for quality fish. Expect … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #26

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Saltwater- The hottest bite in the bay continues to be the Cobia bite. On sunny, calm days, sight casting is the way to go. Cloudy, or breezy days, it seems the Chummers do much better. However, chumming may be more consistent overall. Cobia catches are abundant from the Rappahannock River to the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel. Anglers can expect to tangle with fish from 40 lbs to 80 lbs realistically. The Spadefish action at the CBBT is heavy. Anglers are returning to the docks with good sized Spades and plenty … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #25

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Saltwater- Cobia fishing remains outstanding. Catche’s are being made from the mouth of the Rappahannock to the bridge – tunnel. Chummers and sight casters alike are having excellent luck. Eels are an excellent bait for either method, as is live fish like Croaker. Bright colored bucktails are popular choices for those tossing artificials. Many fish in the 40- 70 lb range are being brought back to the scales. Red Drum catches are still being made inside the bay, but action has slowed a bit for these brutes. This may be … Read More »