Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #39

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Saltwater- Rockfish season opened on Oct.4th for the Chesapeake Bay and it’s tributaries. Anglers can keep 2 fish per day between 20-28 inches. However, 1 of the 2 fish may be over 28 inches. That being said, anglers are reporting catching fish averaging around 22 inches at the HRBT, & CBBT. Night fishing will be more productive in the early season. Traditional lures like bucktails, swimbaits, and lipless crankbaits are taking fish from these areas. Areas north, like the mouth of the Potomac are also producing fish. Big Red DrumRead More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #38

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Saltwater- Big Red Drum are being caught from structures throughout the bay. They can often be found blitzing along channel edges. The CBBT remains an excellent place to target these powerful fish. Lower bay reefs can also provide good opportunities for hooking up with large Red Drum. Cobia are still available inside the bay, but few anglers are focusing on them, as they have been on the way out, and are catch and release only. The CBBT is providing outstanding opportunities for a large variety of species. Reports of Flounder, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #37

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Saltwater-  The White Marlin and Dolphin action remains red hot! Blue Marlin are also being boated , along with Yellowfin, and Wahoo. The Wahoo bite tends to improve in Oct. Deep dropping for Blueline  and Golden Tilefish is good right now also. Ocean wrecks are producing plenty of Flounder and Seabass. The structures of the CBBT are yielding excellent catches of Sheepshead, Red Drum, and Flounder. Crabs are excellent bait for the Sheeps. For Drum, cut bait is good, but many are being caught while targeting other species, such as … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #36

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Saltwater- The Spot bite continues to increase throughout the bay. Places like Lynnhaven Pier and Inlet, Willoughby Bay, and Buckroe Pier are reporting good catches almost daily. Inside the Rappahannock has been good also. Bloodworms have been the best bait, but Fishbites are good once the fish are located. It’s a good idea to bring along fresh Bloodworms though. reports from Rudee Inlet have been slow. The Red Drum bite remains excellent throughout the bay also. Anglers are finding them at the CBBT, on artificial reefs in the lower bay, … Read More »