Chesapeake Bay – As the days grow longer, and water temps climb, the Speckled Trout become more and more active, and are striking a larger variety of lures. Mirr-O-lures still dominate, but plastic fluke-style baits, paddle tail swim baits, and Gulp! baits are also beginning to trigger strikes. Anglers are finding big fish in other places other than the Elizabeth River. Mobjack Bay, creeks and rivers along the Northern Neck, and inlets on the lower bay and ocean are attracting Specks. There’s a strong run of Rockfish up the tidal … Read More »
BAY – Again, Speckled Trout are the main focus of anglers inside the bay and its tributaries. The Elizabeth River continues to produce but other areas are getting attention also. Creeks and rivers in the Northern Neck area are providing action for those with access to private ramps. Mobjack Bay is said to be giving up some nice fish lately. Mirr-o-lures are still tops, but fluke type soft plastics are also working. Rockfish are being caught inside the rivers as they make their spawning runs, but they must be released. … Read More »
BAY- Anglers continue to enjoy good action for Speckled Trout inside the Elizabeth River and various creeks and rivers surrounding the Northern Neck. A few reports are stating that some Trout have been caught in Mobjack Bay. The Mirr-o-dine seems to be the hottest lure everywhere. Many fish are being caught from 2 to 6 ft. deep. Fluke type baits on jig heads are also working well for Trout.
OCEAN- The deep drop bite for Tilefish and Grouper is still on when conditions allow getting to them. Strips or chunks of … Read More »
BAY – We are hearing about good catches of Speckled Trout in places other than the Elizabeth River. The Rappahannock River and Mobjack Bay are reportedly giving up nice trout. Mirro Lures continue to catch the majority of fish, including Rockfish and Puppy Drum. Rockfish up to 44inches have been reported being caught on Speck gear. The new Flounder regs are a 16inch minimum and a 4 fish limit.
OCEAN – When weather conditions allow, deep dropping for Tilefish, Grouper, and Rosefish offers steady action for excellent table fare. Seabass can … Read More »