Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #30

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Saltwater- The dominating bite in the lower bay is by far the Cobia bite. Large catches continue to stream in practically daily. Sight casting is how the majority of fish are being caught. Chumming remains productive, especially on days less favorable for sight fishing. Chummers are mostly using eels, but sometimes, live Croaker. Sight casters are mostly throwing eels and bucktails. Cobia are being caught all over, from the Rappahannock, to the oceanfront. Flounder fishing seems to be off and on. The really big fish are scarce, but fish up … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #29

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Saltwater- This week, again, marks another week of outstanding Cobia fishing in the lower bay. Sight casting is taking over as the preferred method. Casting bucktails or live eels to spotted fish has been consistent for fish of all sizes. Many are reporting lots of small fish, but seem to bring back large fish as well.  Chumming is still productive to those willing to endure sitting still in the heat. Sight casting is a bit easier since the boat is constantly moving. Big schools of Drum are being spotted in the lower bay again, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #28

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Saltwater- This week, again, marks another week of outstanding Cobia fishing in the lower bay. Sight casting is taking over as the preferred method. Casting bucktails or live eels to spotted fish has been consistent for fish of all sizes. Many are reporting lots of small fish, but seem to bring back large fish as well. Bernie Drimal of McKenny,Va caught a 55 lber while sight casting on July 18th. Chumming is still productive to those willing to endure sitting still in the heat. Sight casting is a bit easier … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #27

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Saltwater- Cobia action remains red hot in the bay. Sight casters have been enjoying calm winds and clear skies, which is a recipe for success. Casting bucktails, live eels, or live Croaker to spotted targets often yields solid hookups with keeper fish. Minimum size is 40 inches, and 1 per person or 2 per boat possession limit. Mike Campbell of Mechanicsville recently brought in a 52 lber. Mike is a Green Top regular, and targets big Cobia frequently. The area of the CBBT has been consistent for quality fish. Expect … Read More »