Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay– Keeper Rockfish are available at the CBBT, HRBT, and JRB. Night fishing the light lines is often a productive tactic. Bucktails, rattletraps, and flukes are popular choices. Inside the Potomac River at the 301 bridge has also been good. Anglers targeting Red Drum are continuing to score big catches inside the bay and the ocean surf. The structures of the CBBT have been, and usually does yield the most reported catches. 49inch fish are common. Also common at the CBBT are Tautog and Sheepshead. Triggerfish are being encountered … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay– Rockfish season opened October 4th, so expect more reports to surface as the weather cools. If you can get past the Bluefish, there’s Rockfish available at the islands of the CBBT. Anglers are also catching them while targeting Trout and Redfish inside bays and rivers like Mobjack and the Piankatank. The JRB is another popular early season spot, along with the HRBT. Big Red Drum are still providing excitement at the structures of the CBBT. Live and cut bait has been the most productive. Late season Flounder anglers … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Rockfish season opens October 4th, so let’s hope this year turns out better than the last. The structures of the CBBT are usually good for schoolie sized fish early in the season. Inside the rivers such as the Potomac, Rapp, York, and James can be productive also. Hopefully this weekend will bring good conditions and great reports. Many are still targeting Spot right now, as they are averaging bigger and are schooled up heavily. Bloodworms are by far, the best offering. The Rapp and York are typically … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Spot are increasing in size and numbers throughout the bay and the tributaries. Anglers are reporting full coolers of quality Spot from the Rappahannock, York, and the James, just to mention a few. Most report the best success with Bloodworms or bloodworm fishbites, and Gulp! bloodworms. The pilings of the CBBT have been yielding good numbers of Spadefish lately. The CBBT has been a steady producer of Flounder also. Weeding through throwbacks has been a common occurrence however. Live baiting and jigging buck tails have been steady producers, … Read More »