Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #18

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Saltwater- The month of May is upon us and the saltwater fishing has taken off nicely! The Eastern Shore may be the hottest place for big fish right now, as the Drum have become quite active. Both the Reds and Black Drum are being encountered frequently, with the Reds being the heavier catches overall. However, it is not uncommon to see Black Drum weighing 80 lbs, which is rare for the Reds. Fresh cut Blue Crab is a great bait for just about anything, but is especially good for the … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #17

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Saltwater- The Red Drum bite has heated up considerably over  the last week. Anglers fishing the shallow areas of the Eastern Shore are reporting Reds in the 40-52 inch range. Crab is usually the bait of choice for the big Reds, but fresh cut bait works well also. Setting up among the breakers is often the key to getting bit, but is also dangerous, so “learning the ropes” with experienced anglers or guides is a great idea. The Black Drum are also being caught,  but not with the frequency that … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #16

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Saltwater- The saltwater action is heating up nicely, as more species are being caught more frequently.  Speckled Trout anglers are seeing a noticable increase in catches. Some of the areas that have reported are Rudee Inlet, Mobjack Bay, Lynnhaven Inlet, and areas around the mouth of the Rappahannock. Puppy Drum are also being encountered in the same areas, on the same lures. Croaker catches are on the rise, but action is still a bit slow. Flounder catches are really increasing in the shallow areas of the Eastern Shore’s seaside. Dragging … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #15

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Saltwater- Reports of Red and Black Drum are starting to filter in from the seaside of the Eastern Shore. Good catches of both are also being caught from Hatteras Island, along with big Bluefish. Good Drum catches are also coming from the beaches in Hatteras and Nags Head. Sea Mullet and Blow Toads are being reeled in as well. Tautog fishing has been excellent at the CBBT, Cape Henry, and ocean structures. Rudee Inlet is harboring Puppy Drum and sizable Bluefish. The Specks haven’t made many headlines from Rudee , … Read More »