Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater – Big Rockfish are being caught in the mid to upper bay, especially inside the Potomac River. Josh Lewis and Tiffany Childress of Lakeside fished out of Coan River Marina and boated 6 Rockfish – 36” – 40” on Chartreuse buckails. Also, a recent Rockfish tournament was won with a 48lber, caught by a Maryland angler. Schoolie Rocks are being caught at the MMBT. Big Red and Black Drum continue to stretch lines at Fishermans Island and Nautilus Shoal. Shortly after sundown has been the best time. Blue crab … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater– Big Red Drum are available in the lower bay ocean. Schools of Reds have been seen cruising between the CBBT and Cape Henry. Casting live bait or jigs is especially effective when encountering these fish near the surface. Large Reds are also being caught from Fisherman’s Island on live crabs. Fish up to 51” have been reported. Large Black Drum are also being caught, but clams work as well as crab for the Blacks. Croaker catches are on the rise inside the Rappahannock, James, and lower bay piers like … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater – Rockfish up to 37” have been reported caught at the CBBT at night. Rockfish are also being caught in the Rapp, York, and James. During this trophy season, fish must be a minimum length of 32” to keep. Big Black Drum and Red Drum have finally showed up at Fisherman’s Island. Some very impressive catches have been made lately. Live crab is usually the bait of choice. Flounder catches continue to rise in the seaside inlets and creeks of the Eastern Shore. The Wachapreague area has been best. … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater- Trophy Rockfish season opens in the Chesapeake Bay and its Virginia tributaries on May 1st. Minimum size is 32 in, and a 1 fish per person limit. Flounder catches are increasing on the seaside inlets and creeks of the Eastern Shore. The Wachapreague area has been better. Croaker fishing is also increasing in the bay and rivers, with Ocean View Pier reporting better fishing at night time. The York and James Rivers are getting a lot of attention also. Shrimp and bloodworms have been better. Puppy Drum seem to … Read More »