Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay-  Anglers using chum, along with live bait, seem to be having more consistent success for Cobia. Sight casters are still scoring well, but weather conditions must cooperate. Live eels work for both bottom fishing and sight casting. In the lower bay however, chummers are having to deal with loads of sharks, so plenty of eels are often necessary. Flounder anglers are reporting steady action, but not many large fish have been reported lately. Reliable areas are structures of the CBBT, Back River Reef, the Cell, and inside Lynnhaven … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay– Anglers seeking Cobia are still having good results throughout the lower bay. Those chumming seem to be more consistent but many report a lot of undersized fish. Sharks continue to be a pesky by-catch though. Sight casters are able to choose their targets when conditions dictate, allowing them to target the larger fish. York Spit, Latimer Shoul, and the CBBT structures are popular and productive. Those targeting Flounder are experiencing a better bit than last year, but they still seem to be a bit reluctant on a day … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Flounder fishing picked up for many over the last week, as anglers reported finding multiple man limits in less time than in previous trips this years. Jigging structures is preferred by some, and dragging Flounder rigs with strip bait is very popular. Live spot are still accounting for the biggest fish though. Cobia action is still good, as one customer reported an 84lber earlier this week. Live Eels are as good a bait as any, but sharks like them also, as they are quite plentiful. Many undersized Cobia … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

Posted on by Green Top.

Chesapeake Bay – Cobia are still one of the biggest interest in the bay, and when weather conditions allow, anglers are having good luck in the lower bay. The CBBT structures are always attracting these fish, probably due to the abundance of cover and food. Many prefer to sight fish around the bridge tunnel, while the shoals and channel or contour drops are favored by the chummers. However, the sharks and rays are out in full force. Flounder fishing success usually depends on the water clarity. Find clean water, and … Read More »