Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2017 #1

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Saltwater- Rockfish season ended with some blustery conditions the last 2 days, but days prior, conditions were good and anglers capitalized on the opportunities. Loads of large fish were brought to the scales on both sides of the bay. Ocean season now begins, but reports have been slow or non- existent. Hopefully, fish will show up inside the 3- mile demarcation line. For now, anglers can target Tautog along the structures of the CBBT. They are usually eager biters once located. The concrete ships at Kiptopeke are a reliable spot … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #51

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Saltwater- The bay Rockfish season ends on Dec,31st. Big fish are being caught frequently from the eastern side of the bay. the areas of 36A and north to 59 are where many of the reports of the bigger fish are coming from. Eeling has definately been the preferred method for the bigger fish. Kurt Hammerschmidt of Hanover recently caught a 49 lber. Smaller, keeper sized fish can usually be caught inside the rivers like the James, Rapp, and York. Occasionally, big fish will be caught inside the rivers, but most … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #50

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Saltwater – As we near the end of Rockfish season, big fish continue to be brought to the scales. Many of the bigger fish are coming from areas north of Cape Charles, drifting or slow trolling eels. Plenty of keeper sized fish are being caught inside the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers. The bridge tunnel is still giving up a few big fish, but again mostly keeper sized schoolies. One species being overlooked by many, is the Speckled Trout. Die hard Speck anglers are out there having success on quality … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #49

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Saltwater- Plenty of large Rockfish are being caught inside the bay. Many of these fish are being caught from areas north of Cape Charles to Maryland. Eels on planer boards are being used by many. Using this method, multiple baits can be set out at various distances from the boat, and at different depths, without many hassels. Many fish over 40 lbs, including a 63 lber, have been weighed in at either the Eastern Shore, or Norfolk. Keepers are still being caught inside the James, York, and Rappahannock Rivers. The … Read More »