Archives for July 2014

Weekly Virginia Sportfishing Rundown

Once again, the weather continues to make a statement, as severe thunder storms pummel the Hampton Roads area. The excessive rain could muddy Bay waters, as well as influence the local salinity levels. Flounder is still the hot species right now. Anglers are thrilled with the steady upswing in the overall flatfish trend over the …

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Outer Banks Fishing Update

The Oregon Inlet offshore fleet continues to find good dolphin and yellowfin tuna action trolling ballyhoo. Some days have produced excellent wahoo numbers, with some hoo’s topping the 40 pound mark. Boats are encountering plenty of billfish, releasing blue and white marlin and a few sailfish. Amberjacks are hovering around nearshore structure and taking an …

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Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Flounder fishing was excellent this week, especially at the CBBT where catches of limits were the norm. Some boats reported catching over 50 flounder in an outing. Other than the CBBT, flounder are being caught in the York River, off of Cape Charles, the Cell/buoy 42, Hampton Bar, Deadman’s Hill, inside the seaside inlets and …

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Weekly Virginia Sportfishing Rundown

The recent cold front brought some mild relief from the heat this week, but breezy conditions could hinder some fishing efforts over the weekend. When boats can get out, inshore species are providing good action, while the offshore bite is once again showing promise. The flounder scene is at the top of the list right …

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Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Cobia fishing is very good. Sight-fishing catches seem to be only limited by the weather. Chumming is also producing cobia at a very strong pace but there is a limit here also. They are called sharks. For a fish that is supposed to have a depressed population, sharks seem to be doing very well in …

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