Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater- Tautog fishing is in full swing at the CBBT, and ocean wrecks. Fiddler crabs are the preferred bait for these structure oriented fish. Take advantage of this fishery while you can as the season closes May 1st. Puppy Drum continue to spread out through the bay in areas like Mobjack Bay, the Elizabeth River, Lynnhaven Inlet, and Rudee Inlet. Flounder catches continue to increase, but is still slow for now. Most catches are coming from the seaside shallows of the Eastern Shore. There have been a few reports of … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

Posted on by Green Top.

 

Saltwater – Toggin’ is still the best bet for quality table fare without long boat rides. Tog action has really increased at the CBBT with Fiddler crabs being the best offerings by far. Ocean wrecks are still yielding keeper Togs also. Puppy Drum continues to spread out through the bay inlets and tributaries like Mobjack Bay, the Piankatank River, and bay-side creeks on the Eastern Shore. Flounder action  is still slow, with just a few keepers being caught by die-hards drifting the shallows along the Eastern Shore’s seaside. Deep dropping … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater – A few Flounder are just starting to be caught on the seaside of the Eastern Shore. Water temps are ranging from 50° to 55°. Tautog fishing is on the rise as the fiddler crabs are becoming easier to obtain. Ocean wrecks have still been better than bay structures. Surf fishing along the Outer banks is yielding Puppy Drum and a few big Red Drum. Offshore boats are finding Bluefin Tuna, with fish up to 400lbs caught in the last week. Puppy Drum have started to spread out within … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater – Its been a tough winter for everyone, but things are looking up finally. Fiddler crabs and Green Crabs have started to show up, which is a great sign of movement and the spring bite. Togs especially prefer Fiddlers. Specks have started to spread out but must be released due to the new regulations. The offshore scene is showing more promise every day. When conditions allow, Bluefin Tuna have been cooperating, and some Yellowfin Tuna along with some Big Eye Tuna have been caught lately. Water temps along the … Read More »