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 #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 #14

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Saltwater- Tautog are being caught in good numbers and size. The structures of the CBBT and the HRBT are holding keeper Togs, but the bigger Togs seem to always be out in the ocean. While targeting these fish, Seabass¬†and sharks will keep you busy. All Seabass must be released. Inside the bay, Croakers are being caught inside gill nets around the mouth of the James River. So Croaker fishing will ignite soon. There have been increasing reports of Flounder being caught from the Eastern Shore shallows, so this too should … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #13

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Saltwater- Surf fishing along the Outer Banks is improving, much like a lot of other places. Big Red Drum catches are increasing almost daily. That usually means that the bite along the oceanfront, and inside the bay will ignite soon. Surf anglers are also catching Puppy Drum, Sea Mullet, and Blow Toads. Most of the reports are coming from Hatteras Island. Bluefin Tuna are still being caught from many of the chartered boats. Reports of Yellowfin are also coming in. Deep dropping for Tilefish at the Canyon is productive when … Read More »