Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Cobia catches decreased a little this past week, but the favorable moon phase upon us currently, should improve catches if the weather cooperates. Chummers seem to be having a bit better luck but sight casters are holding their own. The west side of the bay has drawn more attention, but the structures of the CBBT are a huge attraction.  These structures attract all species lurking inside the bay, but it’s the Flounder fishery that captures a lot of attention from anglers abroad. Jigging bucktails, drifting Flounder rigs … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay  – The Cobia bite is hot! Many reports of large fish are occurring daily. Chuck Adcock of Beaverdam and Scott Hey of Richmond caught 9 Cobia up to 50lbs over the last week. They employed both chumming and sight casting with live Croaker on both sides of the CBBT. The west side of the bay, like York Spit and Bluefish Rock, have been good for chumming for large Cobia. Chummers are also hooking up with large Red Drum on the west side as well as the nine foot … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Cobia action continues to increase as more fish move into the bay. Chumming and bottom fishing has probably been a little more productive, but sight casting is coming on strong. Casting both live and artificial bait has been yielding results. Flounder anglers are enjoying better catches every day. Fish up tp 8lbs have been reported this week. Jigging bucktails over structures like the CBBT and artificial reefs like Back River Reef, are yielding quality fish. Some are reporting catching fish in shallow bays like Lynnhaven. Big Red … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay-  Lots of Cobia are being encountered by both sight fishermen and bottom anglers using live and cut bait. Fish are both inside the bay and along the Oceanfront. Jim Miller of Henrico used eels to catch Cobia up to 48″. Chumming is also effective. Some anglers targeting Cobia are coming up with big Red Drum. This bite has slowed a little, but many have started chasing other species. Big Flounder catches are increasing daily, especially at the CBBT. Mark Bednar of Chesterfield recently caught a 7lb 1oz flatty … Read More »