Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Cobia action continues to increase as more fish move into the bay. Chumming and bottom fishing has probably been a little more productive, but sight casting is coming on strong. Casting both live and artificial bait has been yielding results. Flounder anglers are enjoying better catches every day. Fish up tp 8lbs have been reported this week. Jigging bucktails over structures like the CBBT and artificial reefs like Back River Reef, are yielding quality fish. Some are reporting catching fish in shallow bays like Lynnhaven. Big Red … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay-  Lots of Cobia are being encountered by both sight fishermen and bottom anglers using live and cut bait. Fish are both inside the bay and along the Oceanfront. Jim Miller of Henrico used eels to catch Cobia up to 48″. Chumming is also effective. Some anglers targeting Cobia are coming up with big Red Drum. This bite has slowed a little, but many have started chasing other species. Big Flounder catches are increasing daily, especially at the CBBT. Mark Bednar of Chesterfield recently caught a 7lb 1oz flatty … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Saltwater – Big Rockfish are being caught in the mid to upper bay, especially inside the Potomac River. Josh Lewis and Tiffany Childress of Lakeside fished out of Coan River Marina and boated 6 Rockfish – 36” – 40” on Chartreuse buckails. Also, a recent Rockfish tournament was won with a 48lber, caught by a Maryland angler. Schoolie Rocks are being caught at the MMBT. Big Red and Black Drum continue to stretch lines at Fishermans Island and Nautilus Shoal. Shortly after sundown has been the best time. Blue crab … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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CHESAPEAKE BAY – Flounder action is definitely improving as warm weather increases, as does the number of anglers seeking them. Live baiters are faring better right now with Gudgeons and Silversides. Lower bay structures are starting to produce, but shallow areas are attracting more fish. Speckled Trout anglers are also seeing better shallow action inside areas like Mobjack Bay, The Rappahannock River, Back River, and Lynnhaven Inlet. However, the numbers of Puppy Drum continue to increase in these areas also. Gulp! baits seem to be catching just about everything right … Read More »