Archives for October 2014

Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

The only thing scary about the fishing scene lately, is the weather. Anglers continue to struggle with unpredictable forecasts, gusty winds, and quickly moving fronts and storms deterring fishing efforts. With the weather overruling most angling strategies, the most predictable fishery is still the emerging backwater scene, where speckled trout continue to take the spotlight. …

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ASMFC Atlantic Striped Bass Board Approves Addendum IV for Implementation in 2015

Mystic, CT – The Commission’s Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board approved Addendum IV to Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass. The Addendum establishes new fishing mortality (F) reference points, as recommended by the 2013 benchmark stock assessment. In order to reduce F to a level at or below the …

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Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Speckled trout are the most consistent fish right now. They are biting on both the eastern and western sides of the bay and inside of the seaside inlets. There are a lot of small trout around, indicating a good spawn this year. There are also good numbers of “gators” being caught. Small bluefish seem to …

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Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

Blustery fall weather continues to limit access to the open water, encouraging anglers to consider options in more protected areas. And with the improving inshore fishing scene, the prospects become more optimal with each passing day. Speckled trout usually begin their rise into the limelight about this time of year, and this season the trend …

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Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

When boats can get offshore, fishing has been pretty good. Out of Virginia, the wahoo bite is good and there are some yellowfin tuna, blackfin tuna, king mackerel and dolphin being caught. Out of Oregon Inlet, the main catches are yellowfin and blackfin tuna along with some dolphin, king mackerel and wahoo. Boats out of …

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