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

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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 »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Cobia catches decreased a little this past week, but the favorable moon phase upon us currently, should improve catches if the weather cooperates. Chummers seem to be having a bit better luck but sight casters are holding their own. The west side of the bay has drawn more attention, but the structures of the CBBT are a huge attraction.  These structures attract all species lurking inside the bay, but it’s the Flounder fishery that captures a lot of attention from anglers abroad. Jigging bucktails, drifting Flounder rigs … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay  – The Cobia bite is hot! Many reports of large fish are occurring daily. Chuck Adcock of Beaverdam and Scott Hey of Richmond caught 9 Cobia up to 50lbs over the last week. They employed both chumming and sight casting with live Croaker on both sides of the CBBT. The west side of the bay, like York Spit and Bluefish Rock, have been good for chumming for large Cobia. Chummers are also hooking up with large Red Drum on the west side as well as the nine foot … Read More »