Saltwater – There’s not much to report on the saltwater front due to high winds, high seas, and tropical storms. This weekend doesn’t look good either. Before the difficult weather, Lynnhaven Pier was the hot spot for Spot. We’ll have to wait and see what mother nature throws at us and take it from there. Be safe and mind the weather!
Freshwater– Flooding is occurring in the majority of the rivers, so venturing out on the tidal rivers is not advised. Before the major rain hit, good success for local anglers was … Read More »
Saltwater- Anglers targeting Red Drum are having excellent luck, especially at night. The Shoals in the area of the CBBT, the pilings and islands of the CBBT, and the barrier islands of the Eastern Shore are all producing nice fish. Live bait and cut bait, both, are working. Cobia action is still good at the bridge-tunnel, but many are targeting ocean areas, particularly buoys. Live eels, Spot, or Croaker, and bucktails are all good. Some are drifting live bait just above the bottom with decent luck, without having to sight … Read More »
Saltwater– Lower bay fishing in September is about as good as it gets for many species. Cobia are exiting the bay, so the bridge-tunnel and areas south are where the best action is. Sight casting is the way to go. Bucktails and or eels are what’s best. Red Drum action is stronger at night, especially in the vicinity of the CBBT. Cut Bunker or crab is excellent. Loads of fish in the 44”-54” range are being caught right now. The moon phases is between the new and the full, so … Read More »
Saltwater– The White Marlin bite is incredible now! Boats are returning to Rudee Inlet and Oregon-Inlet with impressive catches almost daily. Dolphin catches are steady, with fish up to 49lbs caught this week. An impressive 83lb Wahoo was also caught this week, along with a 60lber. Yellowfin Tuna are also available. Deep dropping for Tilefish and Seabass has been productive also. In the bay, Flounder fishing is strong at the CBBT, with live bait scoring the biggest fish. A 9 ½ lber was reported earlier this week. Flounder fishing has … Read More »