Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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CHESAPEAKE BAY – Croaker continue to be numerous throughout the bay. We receive reports daily from customers fishing the York, Rapp, James, and lower bay piers. This bite is in full swing and the warm weather has brought anglers out in big numbers. Shrimp, squid, bloodworms, and artificial bloodworms are responsible for full coolers. The warm temps have also increased the Flounder action at places like the bridge tunnel, Back River Reef, and areas near Gwynn’s Island. However, the shallow water bite has still yielded more keepers lately. Gulp! grubs … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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CHESAPEAKE BAY – Croaker are being caught all over the bay, but better catches are coming from inside the rivers like the York, James, Piankatank, and Rappahannock. We are receiving more reports from the York, just below West Point; but this is one of the more popular areas. Bloodworms, squid, and shrimp, as well as Fishbites, will do the job. Piers like Buckroe and the JRB Pier have been good also. Flounder catches improve daily as the weather warms. Anglers continue to score them in shallow areas, but more and … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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CHESAPEAKE BAY – The second half of the bay Rockfish season opened May 16th. The minimum size is 18” and maximum size is 28”. 2 fish per angler is the limit, however 1 fish kept may be over 32”. Fish over 32” must be reported to the Va. Saltwater Journal. Anglers continue to catch Rockfish in all of Va’s tributaries of the bay. The James and York have been especially good and the Potomac is also a good destination. The Potomac adheres to Maryland regulations. Speckled Trout anglers are having … Read More »


Weekly Fishing Report

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BAY – Croaker have arrived inside the bay and some of the tributaries. Buckroe Beach Pier is reporting an increasing bite, the James River Bridge area has also been good. Some Green Top customers have reported some inside the York River. Bloodworms, Squid, and Shrimp are all working. More anglers are targeting Flounder inside the bay also. The HRBT area is good currently, and inlets like Lynnhaven and Back River are producing keepers also. The CBBT has reportedly given up a few Flounder lately. Puppy Drum are numerous throughout the … Read More »