Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #19

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Saltwater – Impressive catches of Black Drum are occurring along the shoals of the Eastern Shore. Nautilus Shoal is a particular favorite. Folks are enjoying a strong Red Drum bite. Clam is good for the blacks, and crab is usually best for the Reds. Trophy Rockfish season is upon us, so anglers can keep Rockfish with a minimum size of 36inches. A permit must be obtained, and catches must be reported. Croaker catches are beginning to spread about the bay, with some being caught inside Mobjack Bay. Ocean View Pier … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #18

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Saltwater – May 1st through May 15th is the trophy Rockfish season. During this time 1 fish, 36 minimum lengths, may be kept. May 16th through June 15th has a 2 fish slot limit of 20-28inches. During the slot limit period, 1 fish over 36inches may be kept in the daily limit. However, anglers must have a Rockfish permit to keep trophy fish, and they must report their catches. Permits can be obtained through the VMRC. The Eastern Shore is receiving a lot of attention now due to the Red … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #17

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Saltwater- The Tautog is red hot right now inside the bay, but the season closes May 1st, so get them while you can. Live fiddlers and blue crabs are the best baits. The shallows on the seaside of the Eastern Shore are attracting large Red Drum. Black drum are also being caught, but the Reds are averaging much bigger. Fresh cut bait such as crab, clams, and Bunker should be used. Flounder catches are increasing from the seaside of the Eastern Shore, but this bite is still slow. Sizable Bluefish … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #16

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Saltwater – Tautog action remains very good. Trophy sized fish are caught almost daily. Live crabs and clams are the baits to use. Both Red and Black Drum have showed up in the shallows of the Eastern Shore, Crabs and fresh cut bait are tops. Some Flounder have been caught, but locations have not been disclosed. The Bluefin Tuna bite remains very good still, with Yellowfin Tuna, Blackfin Tuna, and Dolphin catches also being made. From the Outer Banks surf, Red Drum and some big Sharks are being caught. Sea … Read More »