Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #46

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Salt Water- Sizable Rockfish are being brought in more frequently now. The week after thanksgiving is typically when we start to see better catches. Many of the bigger fish get caught on eels, between the bridge tunnel and Cape Charles. Plantation Light is a popular location. The CBBT structures are also very popular for bigger Rockfish at this time. As long as the water temps continue to drop, the Rockfish catches will improve. Anglers are still catching keeper fish inside the rivers while trolling tandem rigs, stretches, and jigging structures. … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #43

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Salt Water- Rockfish are available up many of the tidal rivers, and many are being caught shallow. This may not last long, so look for more fish to migrate down the rivers towards the mouths of the rivers. Some are being caught now at the mouths of the Potomac and Rappahannock rivers. Fishing around or over structures,  such as wrecks, or reefs can be productive. Quality fish are being caught by those putting in their time. Good sized Rockfish are also being caught more frequently from the structures of the … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #42

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Salt Water- Rockfish are being caught more frequently now, as anglers are exploring the shallower waters of many of the tidal rivers. Casting with light tackle such as swim baits, bucktails, and lipless crankbaits are producing fish for many. Super flukes are another good bet. Night fishing around bridges usually produces keeper fish, as the light or shadow lines provide ambush areas. Figuring out the tide is often the biggest challenge in finding success. In some places, such as Mobjack Bay, anglers are finding Redfish mixed in with the Rockfish, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #38

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Salt Water- Spot are still being caught in good numbers, but have decreased in size a bit. Active places earlier in the week were, the Monitor- Merrimac tunnel, Lynnhaven Inlet and pier, and Buckroe Pier. These piers are also producing Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Croaker. Puppy Drum are showing up also. Rockfish season opened on October 4th. Early in the season, night fishing is far more productive in the lower bay. Casting along light lines of bridges is what many do during this time. Swim baits, lipless crankbaits, and topwaters, … Read More »