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 #45

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Saltwater- Better sized Rockfish are being caught more frequently throughout the bay, but many undersized fish are still
being encountered also. Many of the fish being caught are being pulled from structure such as rockpiles, wrecks, and bridge areas. The CBBT seems to be getting better daily, but there are also more anglers out also. Casting rattle traps tight to the rocks or pilings, has been productive,  especially at night. The HRBT has been holding high numbers of fish, including Bluefish. Good amounts of Rockfish have been coming from within Mobjack … 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 »