Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2016 #1

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Saltwater– Bay Rockfish season has officially closed. Anglers may practice catch and release for Rockfish within the bay and its tributaries. Anglers wishing to keep Rockfish legally, must fish ocean waters, within the 3 mile limit, and may keep 1 fish over 28inches per angler per day. Many big fish were caught during the 2015 season, but anglers mostly had to make healthy runs to areas north of the Rappahannock River. The areas from 59 to 65 were commonly discussed. Again, anglers can still try their luck inside the bay, … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #53

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Saltwater- Big Rockfish are still being caught within the bay. The majority of big Rocks are being caught north of Cape Charles in the area of Tangier Island, according to reports. The Potomac River is still yielding loads of quality fish under 30lbs. Many of the bigger fish being caught in the vicinity of the CBBT are being caught at night. The majority of larger fish are being caught by eeling. Trollers and casters are taking keepers inside the James still, but regardless of where, the bay season closes on … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #52

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Saltwater – Many of the better Rockfish are coming from areas north of Cape Charles. There have been quality sized fish caught from areas close to Cape Charles, but action is inconsistent. The Tangier area is receiving a lot of focus from anglers. Inside the James and Rapp are plenty of fish, but most are averaging around 23inches. The big fish up north are mainly being caught by drifting eels. Night fishing with eels at the tunnel has produced big fish, but again, this has been very inconsistent. Tautog fishing … Read More »


Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals 2015 #51

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Saltwater – The most consistent bite for the bigger Rockfish are coming from areas north of Tangier Island. Quality fish are coming from the mouth and from inside the Potomac River also. Many report 100 fish days from inside the Rapp, but few are keepers. However, there are also reports of big fish being caught at night, by eeling the CBBT. Inside the James has been better for keeper fish lately, and there has been a report of a 55lber from within the James. There has been sizable fish caught … Read More »