Archives for December 2014

Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

Although the weather is a never-ending aggravation, anglers are hopeful for smooth sailing into the New Year, enjoying some good fishing opportunities. The heftiest rockfish continue to come from the Eastern Shore area for now. Drifting eels using large bobbers and planers in anywhere from 25 to 40 feet of water off of Plantation Light, …

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Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

The Christmas Holidays may spread good cheer to all, but the improving winter striped bass fishery is spreading good cheer among the many anglers who venture out to claim their share. And with more and more 40 and 50-pound rockfish hitting the docks each day, anglers are finding it difficult to think about targeting anything …

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Peninsula Saltwater Sport Fisherman Weekly

Some impressive rockfish are being caught as the bay season winds down. Many fish over 40 pounds have been caught over the past week with some being close to the 60 pound mark. Most of these big fish are being caught on the eastern side of the bay though there have been a few big …

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Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

Many anglers are getting into the Christmas spirit as they hit the water this Holiday season, with some decent options available to satisfy most angling wishes. With the weather always a challenge, folks are making the best of each fishable day. Right now, the Bay water temperatures are in a good range for optimal striped …

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Virginia Saltwater Fishing Citation Sizes Set for 2015

By Dr. Ken Neill III – The VSWFT Committee met this week. All minimum qualifying sizes for citations will remain the same in 2015. The one change is the addition of golden tilefish to the citation program. Starting in 2015, a golden tilefish weighing at least 30 pounds will be eligible for a trophy fish …

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