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 »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #46

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Saltwater– Good sized Rockfish (up to 30in) are coming from several areas. The HRBT, CBBT, and farther inside rivers like the James and York. Mark Bednar of Chesterfield recently caught quality fish from inside the York River. Structures are much better at night, again, fishing the light, or shadow lines, can be very productive. Topwater baits are good the first hour of daylight and on overcast days. Water temps are reported to be in the low 60’s as of November 11th. The Potomac River still remains the most consistent for … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #45

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Saltwater– Many of the better Rockfish are coming from the Potomac River, which is usually the case early in the season. Other areas producing keeper Rockfish are the James River at the JRB, HRBT, and the MMBT, inside the Rapp and nearby inlets, and the structures of the CBBT. The Potomac has been producing during the day, but the areas named have been much better at night. Lynnhaven Inlet has been full of under-sized Speckled Trout, but an occasional 4lber is being caught also. Tautog action is increasing at the … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #44

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Saltwater – Reports of Rockfish catches continue to grow. Fish in the 20-26inch range are being widely reported from areas like Lynnhaven Inlet, The HRBT, CBBT, and bayside creeks of the Eastern Shore. Larger Rockfish are being reported but locations are not being disclosed. Fishing at night is far more productive. Lighted docks and bridges are excellent places to investigate. Swim baits, buck tails, Alabama rigs, and rattle traps are all boating keepers. Tautog action continues to improve at the bridge-tunnel. Crabs and clams are good baits to employ. Speckled … Read More »