Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #51

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Saltwater- The bay Rockfish season ends on Dec,31st. Big fish are being caught frequently from the eastern side of the bay. the areas of 36A and north to 59 are where many of the reports of the bigger fish are coming from. Eeling has definately been the preferred method for the bigger fish. Kurt Hammerschmidt of Hanover recently caught a 49 lber. Smaller, keeper sized fish can usually be caught inside the rivers like the James, Rapp, and York. Occasionally, big fish will be caught inside the rivers, but most … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #50

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Saltwater – As we near the end of Rockfish season, big fish continue to be brought to the scales. Many of the bigger fish are coming from areas north of Cape Charles, drifting or slow trolling eels. Plenty of keeper sized fish are being caught inside the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers. The bridge tunnel is still giving up a few big fish, but again mostly keeper sized schoolies. One species being overlooked by many, is the Speckled Trout. Die hard Speck anglers are out there having success on quality … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #49

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Saltwater- Plenty of large Rockfish are being caught inside the bay. Many of these fish are being caught from areas north of Cape Charles to Maryland. Eels on planer boards are being used by many. Using this method, multiple baits can be set out at various distances from the boat, and at different depths, without many hassels. Many fish over 40 lbs, including a 63 lber, have been weighed in at either the Eastern Shore, or Norfolk. Keepers are still being caught inside the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers. The … Read More »


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 »