Archives for November 2014

Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Striped bass action has been pretty good on school-sized fish. Most of the fish are being caught at the area’s crossings like the CBBT, JRB, Coleman Bridge, HRBT, MMMT and at any other structure with lights on it at night. More fish are being caught in open water and there has been some bird action. …

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Striped Bass Regulations Are Changing

By Dr. Ken Neill III, Seaford VA – Striped bass regulations are changing. The ASMFC decided to reduce the commercial and recreational harvest of striped bass by 25% along the coast and 20.5% inside of the Chesapeake Bay. The commercial reductions are pretty straight forward as they are under a poundage quota so just reduce …

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Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

The onslaught of frigid temperatures this week will finalize the transition into a solid winter fishing trend for the season. Bay, coastal, and tidal water temperatures are hovering in the upper fifties, but will continue to drop quickly through the week. Any local angler knows that dropping water temperatures ultimately means that the bigger rockfish …

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U.S. Goals for the 2014 Annual Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT)

The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) annual meeting is being held November 10-17, 2014 in Genoa, Italy. The United States is going to ICCAT with the goal of reaching agreement on science-based management measures for shared stocks and applying a precautionary approach where appropriate, while preserving commercial and recreational fishing opportunities …

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Peninsula Salt Water Sport Fisherman Weekly

Warmer water pushed in close to the Cigar this week. Virginia boats fishing above the Triple 0s, in 30-50 fathoms, experienced some very good wahoo action and they also caught yellowfin tuna. The fish should still be there if that water survives this week’s cold front. Boats running out of the Outer Banks are catching …

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Source: VBSF.net