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 »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – The Cobia bite is still active in the bay, but most agree that they are on their way south. At the south end of the bay lies the CBBT, which is a great stopping place for many species of both baitfish and game fish. Sight casting the pilings and buoy markers can be productive. The CBBT is also an outstanding place for Flounder. September often yields the biggest Flounder of the year and the bridge-tunnel can be exceptional. Squid/minnow combinations are good for numbers of keepers, but live … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay– Anglers targeting Cobia can still expect good action within the bay. Sight casters with Eels and bucktails are cruising the CBBT structures, buoys, and tide lines with good success. Fish in the 60lb range are being spotted frequently. Flounder action is very good at the bridge tunnel structures and lower bay reefs. Using a squid/minnow combo has been consistent for keeper sized fish, but good sized Spot seem to be preferred by the larger Flounder. Jigging bucktails with Gulp! trailers and strip baits is another good method for … Read More »