Local Fishing Report by the Green Top Professionals

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Chesapeake Bay – Cobia catches decreased a little this past week, but the favorable moon phase upon us currently, should improve catches if the weather cooperates. Chummers seem to be having a bit better luck but sight casters are holding their own. The west side of the bay has drawn more attention, but the structures of the CBBT are a huge attraction.  These structures attract all species lurking inside the bay, but it’s the Flounder fishery that captures a lot of attention from anglers abroad. Jigging bucktails, drifting Flounder rigs … Read More »


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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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 »