Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #17

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Saltwater- The Red Drum bite has heated up considerably over  the last week. Anglers fishing the shallow areas of the Eastern Shore are reporting Reds in the 40-52 inch range. Crab is usually the bait of choice for the big Reds, but fresh cut bait works well also. Setting up among the breakers is often the key to getting bit, but is also dangerous, so “learning the ropes” with experienced anglers or guides is a great idea. The Black Drum are also being caught,  but not with the frequency that … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #15

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Saltwater- Reports of Red and Black Drum are starting to filter in from the seaside of the Eastern Shore. Good catches of both are also being caught from Hatteras Island, along with big Bluefish. Good Drum catches are also coming from the beaches in Hatteras and Nags Head. Sea Mullet and Blow Toads are being reeled in as well. Tautog fishing has been excellent at the CBBT, Cape Henry, and ocean structures. Rudee Inlet is harboring Puppy Drum and sizable Bluefish. The Specks haven’t made many headlines from Rudee , … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #14

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Saltwater- Tautog are being caught in good numbers and size. The structures of the CBBT and the HRBT are holding keeper Togs, but the bigger Togs seem to always be out in the ocean. While targeting these fish, Seabass and sharks will keep you busy. All Seabass must be released. Inside the bay, Croakers are being caught inside gill nets around the mouth of the James River. So Croaker fishing will ignite soon. There have been increasing reports of Flounder being caught from the Eastern Shore shallows, so this too should … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #13

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Saltwater- Surf fishing along the Outer Banks is improving, much like a lot of other places. Big Red Drum catches are increasing almost daily. That usually means that the bite along the oceanfront, and inside the bay will ignite soon. Surf anglers are also catching Puppy Drum, Sea Mullet, and Blow Toads. Most of the reports are coming from Hatteras Island. Bluefin Tuna are still being caught from many of the chartered boats. Reports of Yellowfin are also coming in. Deep dropping for Tilefish at the Canyon is productive when … Read More »