Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #24

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Saltwater- Incredible catches of Cobia are being made almost daily. Sight fishing is as popular as chumming, and the results are probably equal. Having an eel or bucktail rigged at all times is a good idea while chumming for Cobia or whatever is being targeted as Cobia or Red Drum can be spotted anytime. Catches for both are increasing inside the bay. The Drum catches are occurring mostly inside the bay, while some Cobia are still being caught in the ocean. The past 2 weeks has been outstanding. Flounder catches … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #23

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Saltwater- Cobia are getting thicker by the day inside the bay. Anglers are reporting nice fish from the bridge-tunnel to the Rappahannock River. It seems that 50lb+ fish are common. Chumming and sight casting are both productive, however, crowds are to be expected even on week days. Live Eels work well for both casting to sighted fish or for bait while chumming. Also thick, are the Red Drum still. Enormous schools are sometimes being spotted on both sides of the CBBT. Swimbaits, bucktails, and live bait such as small Croaker … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #22

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Saltwater- The Drum bite continues to be red hot! The afternoons  have been better for finding them up on the surface. Sometimes hundreds can be seen in one school.  Casting bucktails, topwaters, big flukes, or just about anything will sometimes draw strikes from these hard pulling brutes. Fishing at night along shoals has been producing good results also. Many are being caught in the vicinity of the CBBT and Cape Henry. Cobia catches continue to increase as they migrate into the bay to spawn. Folks are sight casting to them, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #21

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Saltwater- Anglers are reporting excellent fishing for large Red Drum along the oceanfront and just south of the bridge tunnel. Large schools of Drum can be spotted and cast to with bucktails, to willing fish. These fish are easily caught right now, as they can be seen on, or just under the surface. Black Drum are being caught closer to the bridge-tunnel, and some enormous fish have been caught lately. Cobia catches are increasing every day. Right now, the oceanfront is producing more fish, but anglers are scoring fish inside … Read More »