Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Rockfish continue to increase in size as water temps drop. Anglers are catching quality fish inside the Potomac River, Rappahannock River, James, York, and the structures of the CBBT. Folks are enjoying action on live bait, trolling, and casting lures along light lines of bridges. The High Rise of the CBBT always seems to attract larger fish and bigger crowds of boats as well. River anglers are also having luck jigging along sharp drops. Many anglers have reported seeing working birds throughout the lower bay, but most … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – There’s plenty of Rockfish to be caught at the CBBT structures. Most of the fish being caught are in the 19”-24” range, but occasionally some 25” – 30” fish are being caught. Better success is being had at night. Casting bucktails, swim shads, and lipless cranks will produce results. The shadow lines produced from the lighted bridges are an excellent ambush edge for the Rockfish. Anglers fishing the HRBT are encountering Speckled Trout, Puppy Drum, and Rockfish. Action inside the rivers like the Rappahannock, Piankatank, James, and … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Interests in Rockfish continue to climb as we enter November. Anglers are anticipating early cool temps to ignite Rockfish movements from the north. Reports of bigger fish continue to come from the Potomac River and areas north but decent fish are being found inside the Rapp, York, and James. Night fishing is more consistent for better quality fish, but first light is very good at the islands of the CBBT. Fish in the 18”-26” range are falling for bucktails, topwater baits, and lipless rattlers. Alabama rigs are … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – It seems that there’s plenty of keeper Rockfish inside the bay and rivers, just not much mention of large fish yet. The islands of the CBBT continue to produce fish on topwaters and jerkbaits, and the light lines from the bridges provide an excellent ambush edge at night. Swimbaits and bucktails are commonly used with success. Also at the islands, the Tautog has been plentiful and hungry for crab. Their crab tastes can vary from day to day. Green crabs, Blue crabs, and Fiddler crabs have all … Read More »