Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #7

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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 »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #5

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Saltwater- There hasn’t been much to report lately, with the boat shows, and questionable weather. The best action has been for Tilefish in the deep water of the Norfolk Canyon. Both Blueline, and Golden Tiles are being caught when conditions allow. Ocean wrecks have been yielding Tautogs, but other species such as Seabass, usually have to be dealt with while targeting the Togs. Seabass must be released by recreational anglers. Reports from Oregon Inlet have been few this week. There’s been some quality Rockfish caught from inside the lower Rappahannock, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #3

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Saltwater-  Reports have been slow on the saltwater side of fishing. There are some reports of Bluefin Tuna, Bluefish, and Rockfish, 20 miles out. The main bite lately has been the Tilefish bite at the Canyons. Both Blueline and Goldens are being caught by willing anglers. Some Speckled Trout are being caught, but whereabouts are not being revealed.

Freshwater- The hottest bite going on now is probably the Blue Catfish in the tidal rivers. The James leads the way with the biggest fish being reported. From Dutch Gap to just below … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #2

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Saltwater- With the weather over the weekend, not many of the saltwater anglers ventured out. Reports have been slow. Water temps have dropped in the bay,making even the Tautog fishing tough. The better bet for most species is the ocean. Ocean wrecks are holding good fish, but weather conditions have been less than favorable. Deep dropping is probably the best option for bringing back loads of good eating fish, but reports have been slow. Hopefully, this weekend will draw anglers to try their luck.

Freshwater- As mentioned before, weather conditions, and … Read More »