Archives for May 2014

The Flounder Bowl Is Back

VBSF.net once again is one of many proud sponsors of the Flounder Bowl! This year’s tournament is scheduled for June 28 with a captains meeting June 27. The tournament will be capped at 120 boats this year. Online registration is available and encouraged at www.flounderbowl.com . As this is being written, 35 spots have already …

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Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Cobia have made a strong early showing in the bay. Fish are being caught by anglers sight-fishing for them, anglers sitting on chum slicks, and as a by-catch of anglers targeting drum. Cobia are still being caught along the Outer Banks but more are making it to the bay every day. This good start bodes …

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OBX Fishing News

The Oregon Inlet fleet is enjoying lots of gaffer size dolphin. Captains are starting to see a really good yellowfin tuna bite developing, and last week the big eye tunas made a strong showing. Rounding out the catch, inshore boats found lots of cobia, schools of bluefish, and some drum. The Miss Oregon Inlet head …

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Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Drum fishing is about as good as it gets. Big black drum are being caught around buoys 16, 13, and 10. Big red drum are being caught on the oceanside of Fisherman’s and Smith Islands, on the shoals near the mouth of the bay and they are being caught by sight-fishing along the Virginia Beach …

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Weekly Virginia Sportfishing Rundown

The promising weather forecast could translate into a fantastic Memorial Day weekend for local anglers. With new species showing daily, look for this weekend to be a great lead-in for the summer fishing season. No one can deny that the drum season took off over the past two weeks, especially centering around the full moon. …

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