Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – There seems to be plenty of small Rockfish (18”-26”) being caught throughout the bay, but the bigger Rockfish are few and far between. Eels are mainly responsible for the big fish, but unfavorable conditions and a lack of big fish have anglers frustrated. Trollers inside the Rapp, James, and Potomac are able to find keeper fish with Stretch 25’s and small bucktails, but many are puzzled as to where the big fish are. The bay season ends soon, so we can only hope for a spike in … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Most of the bigger Rockfish are being caught from the area of Cape Charles to the CBBT. The majority of fish are being caught on Eels. Mark Bednar of Midlothian hauled in a nice 44incher on Wed. the 11th. Several fish in the 40-50lb range have been caught from this area just this week. There’s also been several 47inch fish caught from inside the Potomac. The Rapp has been producing steady numbers of under 40inch fish. The structures of the CBBT are good for schoolies and fish … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Speckled Trout are on fire in the Elizabeth River. Trophy sized fish are being caught daily. Hansel Smollich of Mechanicsville has weighed in a 7-0, a 6-4, and a 5-0 just this week. Mirr-o-lures, Swimbaits, and suspending jerkbaits are taking the majority of the larger fish. The bigger Rockfish have showed up at Cape Charles, but not in big numbers. A 56 pounder was reported on the 3rd from a customer who wished to remain unnamed. He was drifting eels, which is quite popular in early December. … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay- Colder weather is pushing bay temps down, increasing the Rockfish bite. Night fishing at bridge structures keeps getting better for those that are willing. The incoming tide has been more productive. Fish up to 36 inches have been caught on eels at the CBBT. Schoolies up to 26″ are being reported from the Rapp and York rivers. Smaller baits like 5-7 inch swim shads are still taking fish, but larger tandem rigs are also starting to produce. Stretch 20′s and 25′s, along with Crippled Alewive spoons are good … Read More »