Saltwater- Tautog remain the best option for structure fishing in the ocean and just inside the bay. Wrecks,such as the Triangle Wrecks, have been consistent producers of sizable Togs. The bridge-tunnel is yielding more and more Togs as the weather warms, and angler participation increases. There’s been rumors of a few Flounder catches being made, with the warmer than usual temperatures that have been sticking around. The New Flounder Regs have been announced, and the new minimum length is 17 inches. Daily limits remain the same, with a 4 fish per … Read More »
Saltwater- Even with the warm weather, reports aren’t that numerous. The good news is that the Tautog continue to bite very well. Ocean wrecks have been the most popular,but there have been reports of Togs being caught from the CBBT. There’s even been mention of fiddler crabs for sale, warm weather is indeed upon us! Speckled Trout reports are still coming from Lynnhaven Inlet and Rudee Inlet. Bluefin Tuna are being caught from chartered boats out of Oregon Inlet. A 93 incher was recently caught. Tile fishing from the depths … Read More »
Saltwater- Willing anglers are taking advantage of the Tautog opportunities available at various ocean wrecks off the Va. coast. Sea Bass are being caught by these anglers also, but must be released. Quality sized Tilefish are also being caught from ocean waters, but from much greater depths. While seeking the Tilefish, be prepared to tangle with Dogfish, as they are numerous there. Bluefin Tuna are being encountered with a little more expectancy as we approach March, which is when they are typically caught in big numbers. A few Speckled Trout … Read More »
Saltwater- Still the same story on the saltwater front. Bluefin Tuna have been caught by boats out of Oregon Inlet, but reports this week have been scarce. Ocean wrecks and structures are holding quality Tautogs still. The Norfolk Canyon is the place for Tilefish, but also Dogfish, so be prepared to deal with a large number of Dogs while targeting Tiles.
Freshwater- Tidal river fishing continues to be excellent. Yellow Perch action is increasing in places like the Rappahannock, Chichahominy, & Potomac. The Mattaponi and Pamunkey usually heat up a little … Read More »