Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #42

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Salt Water- Rockfish are being caught more frequently now, as anglers are exploring the shallower waters of many of the tidal rivers. Casting with light tackle such as swim baits, bucktails, and lipless crankbaits are producing fish for many. Super flukes are another good bet. Night fishing around bridges usually produces keeper fish, as the light or shadow lines provide ambush areas. Figuring out the tide is often the biggest challenge in finding success. In some places, such as Mobjack Bay, anglers are finding Redfish mixed in with the Rockfish, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #40

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Salt Water- We’re 2 weeks into Rockfish season and things are still a bit slow. Catches are being made inside the James River at the JRB, and at the islands of the CBBT. Night fishing has been more productive, but first light conditions offer topwater action better than any other time. Walking lures and poppers have been drawing strikes. The structures of the CBBT are also harboring Red Drum. However, the Drum react better to cut bait or live bait, fished along the bottom. Another bottom feeding fish present at … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #39

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Salt Water- Spot are still being caught in good numbers throughout the bay. Inside the Rappahannock, York, James, and from lower bay piers like Buckroe, and Lynnhaven. These piers are reporting good catches of Speckled Trout and Puppy Drum also. With the Spot still being abundant, many are live lining the Spot for large fish, like Red Drum. The Drum have been very aggressive lately, but feeding on the bottom, so finding them can be a challenge, but well worth the effort. The CBBT remains the most popular place to … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #38

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Salt Water- Spot are still being caught in good numbers, but have decreased in size a bit. Active places earlier in the week were, the Monitor- Merrimac tunnel, Lynnhaven Inlet and pier, and Buckroe Pier. These piers are also producing Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Croaker. Puppy Drum are showing up also. Rockfish season opened on October 4th. Early in the season, night fishing is far more productive in the lower bay. Casting along light lines of bridges is what many do during this time. Swim baits, lipless crankbaits, and topwaters, … Read More »