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 »
BAY – Speckled Trout are still the main focus within bay waters right now. The Elizabeth River, by far, receives the most attention this time of year. Hard baits, like the Mirr-o-lures, Mirr-o-dine, and Lucky Craft pointers are good search baits and are taking the majority of keepers, but soft plastics like Bass Assassin and D.O.A lures continue to produce. Trolling can sometimes be more productive when water temps are in the 40’s, like they currently are. There have been some reports of Shad being caught in the Norfolk area, … Read More »
BAY – The best action in the bay right now remains to be the Speckled Trout bite. Most target them inside the Elizabeth River. Some, however, are finding them elsewhere, with a lot less pressure. Fish up to 30 inches have been landed recently. Mirro Lures are the most used hard bait right now, and soft plastics continue to produce good fish. Trolling suspending jerk baits and anchoring up with live bait is also effective. Some are still targeting Tautog on the wreck and structure areas, but interest is fading. … Read More »