Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #48

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Saltwater- Rockfish are being caught all over the bay, from the Potomac River to the CBBT. Lately, it seems like the better fish have been coming from the cut channel area. Keepers have also been coming from Fleets Bay,inside the Rapp, York, and the James. Fishing at the CBBT has been better at night. A very popular technique right now is drifting eels on side planers. Anglers are able to cover a wide path with multiple baits at different depths. Folks using light tackle, seem to be doing better with … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #47

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Saltwater- Rockfishing is definitely improving throughout the bay. The middle bay is full of smalls and mixed in keepers between 20- 28 inches. Bigger fish are being caught along the bottom on jigs from 59A to Wicomico Light. Trolling 4-5 in baits are also working for good fish. In the mid to lower bay, Eeling is becoming responsible for the majority of the  bigger fish. Cape Charles, and areas north, have been getting better as the weather cools. The CBBT has been producing keeper fish also. Inside the James and … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #46

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Saltwater- Rockfish are the big attraction inside the bay and it’s tributaries right now. Many of the better fish seem to be coming from the lower bay, such as the CBBT, the mouth of the James, and York rivers. Jigging has been good lately, especially at the mouth of the Potomac ,  and Rappahannock rivers. Trolling hasn’t quite taken off yet, but Eeling is becoming more productive. The Cape Charles area is always popular for eelers. Night fishing continues to be better  while fishing around bridge structures. Lipless crankbaits, swimbaits, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #45

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Saltwater- Better sized Rockfish are being caught more frequently throughout the bay, but many undersized fish are still
being encountered also. Many of the fish being caught are being pulled from structure such as rockpiles, wrecks, and bridge areas. The CBBT seems to be getting better daily, but there are also more anglers out also. Casting rattle traps tight to the rocks or pilings, has been productive,  especially at night. The HRBT has been holding high numbers of fish, including Bluefish. Good amounts of Rockfish have been coming from within Mobjack … Read More »