Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #50

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Saltwater – Big Rockfish are being caught daily it seems. Fish over 40lbs are not uncommon, and 50+lbers are increasing. Many are being caught by drifting eels, but trolling swim shads, umbrellas, and Tomics are producing trophy sized fish also. Earlier reports had many big Rockfish from the Buoy 42 area, but new reports are from areas south of 42, around 36A. Fish up to 29” have been coming from inside the James around the Ghost Fleet and the JRB. The MMBT has been producing plenty of keepers between 20”-26”. … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #49

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Saltwater – Big Rockfish have made their way inside the bay. A giant 65lber was caught earlier this week, weighed in on the Eastern Shore. Many fish over 30lbs have been caught also. Quinton Lipscomb of King William recently caught a 48”, 45 ½ lb Rockfish fishing out of Deltaville. He was trolling a 9” swim shad. Folks trolling report that 5”-9” baits have been most effective. Eeling has been taking larger fish, but fewer bites. Good reports have been coming from both sides of the bay. Most of the … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #48

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Saltwater– Good reports of Rockfish continue to trickle is as the first reports of eeling have surfaced. The Kiptopeake area has given up some quality Rockfish. A 38 ½ lber was caught this week from the Kiptopeake/CBBT area. Folks are still finding schoolies and slightly larger Rocks at the HRBT, MMBT, and the JRB. Anglers are catching high numbers of schoolies inside and at the mouth of the Rapp, with some better fish up to 32inches mixed in. Colder air temps and falling water temps will improve the Rockfishing in … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #47

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Saltwater – Rockfish catches continue to increase throughout the lower bay. Many of the fish being reported are in the 20”-26” range, but there’s a few 30”-34” fish being reported also. Night fishing is still the most productive, but daytime catches are increasing as we near the winter and angler interest grows with the cooler weather. Jigging has been good for solid keepers just about everywhere. Capt. Josh Saunders of Farnham, Va and crew won the Aylett Country Day School Rockfish Tournament on the Rappahannock River with a 30”, 12lb … Read More »