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 »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – It seems that there’s plenty of keeper Rockfish inside the bay and rivers, just not much mention of large fish yet. The islands of the CBBT continue to produce fish on topwaters and jerkbaits, and the light lines from the bridges provide an excellent ambush edge at night. Swimbaits and bucktails are commonly used with success. Also at the islands, the Tautog has been plentiful and hungry for crab. Their crab tastes can vary from day to day. Green crabs, Blue crabs, and Fiddler crabs have all … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – There’s plenty of Rockfish available at the HRBT, JRB, and The CBBT, but anglers may find that they have to weed through plenty of undersized fish. Most keepers are ranging from 18-25. Also available at these bridges are Redfish and Bluefish. Fishing along the light lines at night is the most productive. Anglers are also having success inside the Rapp, York, and Piankatank. The Potomac River has been producing best. The Speckled Trout bite is coming on strong, especially for the better sized fish. Speckled Trout and Gulp! … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay– Keeper Rockfish are available at the CBBT, HRBT, and JRB. Night fishing the light lines is often a productive tactic. Bucktails, rattletraps, and flukes are popular choices. Inside the Potomac River at the 301 bridge has also been good. Anglers targeting Red Drum are continuing to score big catches inside the bay and the ocean surf. The structures of the CBBT have been, and usually does yield the most reported catches. 49inch fish are common. Also common at the CBBT are Tautog and Sheepshead. Triggerfish are being encountered … Read More »