Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Cobia fishing remains very good inside the bay. Conditions were ideal for sight casters during Saturday’s open Cobia tournament. The winning fish was 64+lbs, which is not a monster sized fish, but many other quality sized fish were caught. Chumming for Cobia is still very reliable, but sharks are still a pesky by-catch for bottom fishing anglers. The bite is good from the CBBT to the mouth of the Potomac. Also quite popular and productive now is the Flounder bite. Reliable locations include the CBBT, artificial reefs … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Cobia are still the big interest of many saltwater anglers as the bite remains very good. Sight casters have done very well this week, perhaps better than the bottom fishing anglers. However, those bottom fishing using chum have enjoyed steady action, but be prepared to tangle with sharks. Eels and live baitfish are utilized by both types of fishing. 50inch + fish have been common lately. Giving the Cobia competition for popularity is the Flounder. Limits of solid keeper fish are being reported from many parts of … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay-  Anglers using chum, along with live bait, seem to be having more consistent success for Cobia. Sight casters are still scoring well, but weather conditions must cooperate. Live eels work for both bottom fishing and sight casting. In the lower bay however, chummers are having to deal with loads of sharks, so plenty of eels are often necessary. Flounder anglers are reporting steady action, but not many large fish have been reported lately. Reliable areas are structures of the CBBT, Back River Reef, the Cell, and inside Lynnhaven … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

Posted on by Green Top.

Chesapeake Bay– Anglers seeking Cobia are still having good results throughout the lower bay. Those chumming seem to be more consistent but many report a lot of undersized fish. Sharks continue to be a pesky by-catch though. Sight casters are able to choose their targets when conditions dictate, allowing them to target the larger fish. York Spit, Latimer Shoul, and the CBBT structures are popular and productive. Those targeting Flounder are experiencing a better bit than last year, but they still seem to be a bit reluctant on a day … Read More »