Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #47

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Saltwater- Rockfishing is definitely improving throughout the bay. The middle bay is full of smalls and mixed in keepers between 20- 28 inches. Bigger fish are being caught along the bottom on jigs from 59A to Wicomico Light. Trolling 4-5 in baits are also working for good fish. In the mid to lower bay, Eeling is becoming responsible for the majority of the  bigger fish. Cape Charles, and areas north, have been getting better as the weather cools. The CBBT has been producing keeper fish also. Inside the James and … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #46

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Saltwater- Rockfish are the big attraction inside the bay and it’s tributaries right now. Many of the better fish seem to be coming from the lower bay, such as the CBBT, the mouth of the James, and York rivers. Jigging has been good lately, especially at the mouth of the Potomac ,  and Rappahannock rivers. Trolling hasn’t quite taken off yet, but Eeling is becoming more productive. The Cape Charles area is always popular for eelers. Night fishing continues to be better  while fishing around bridge structures. Lipless crankbaits, swimbaits, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #44

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Saltwater- Reports are that there are plenty of Rockfish being caught, just mostly on the small side. River mouths seem to be the most consistent producers of the Rockfish. 4-5 inch baits are working best, as most of the fish are feeding on Bunker this size. Diving birds are sure signs of feeding fish, to which anglers are able to cast to with light tackle such as bucktails, Sassy Shads, and topwaters, among other baits. Jigging is also productive once surface activity has subsided. Reliable electronics are vital for jigging. … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #43

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Saltwater- Rockfish are improving throughout the bay, but most of the fish are still small. There’s been good topwater action at the CBBT at first light. Casting tight to the rocks of the islands will usually produce fish. Night fishing at the bridges has been productive tight against the rocks, but the outgoing tide has been better. Both the CBBT, and the HRBT have been good for plenty of fish, and also limits of keepers. The mouths of the rivers have been good also, such as the York, Rapp, and … Read More »