Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Dec. 4th, 2014

Chesapeake Bay– Rockfish of all sizes are being caught throughout the lower bay right now. Schoolies seem to be everywhere, from inside the rivers to the bridge tunnel. Night fishing is still more productive for casters along the structures of the CBBT. The bigger fish seem to be favoring eels, which they often do this time of year. Whether you’re bottom fishing structures of drifting along drop offs, eels are working very well. Trolling is very popular and productive just about anywhere. Stretch 25’s, big spoons, umbrella rigs, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Large Rockfish have invaded the bay! Fish up to 50lbs have been reported over the last week. Anglers using eels in the Cape Charles area are boating bigger fish with greater regularity. Trolling is another popular method for locating active feeders when birds aren’t present to alert the presence of game fish and bait. Fishing inside the tidal rivers has also been yielding better quality fish. Jigging drop-offs inside the Potomac and Rapp has been good for fish up to 15lbs. The MMBT, HRBT, and The JRB … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – There’s plenty of Rockfish to be caught at the CBBT structures. Most of the fish being caught are in the 19”-24” range, but occasionally some 25” – 30” fish are being caught. Better success is being had at night. Casting bucktails, swim shads, and lipless cranks will produce results. The shadow lines produced from the lighted bridges are an excellent ambush edge for the Rockfish. Anglers fishing the HRBT are encountering Speckled Trout, Puppy Drum, and Rockfish. Action inside the rivers like the Rappahannock, Piankatank, James, and … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Interests in Rockfish continue to climb as we enter November. Anglers are anticipating early cool temps to ignite Rockfish movements from the north. Reports of bigger fish continue to come from the Potomac River and areas north but decent fish are being found inside the Rapp, York, and James. Night fishing is more consistent for better quality fish, but first light is very good at the islands of the CBBT. Fish in the 18”-26” range are falling for bucktails, topwater baits, and lipless rattlers. Alabama rigs are … Read More »