Archives for February 2015

Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

The weather’s not the only thing discouraging anglers lately. With seasonal closures, less that optimal availability of fishing opportunities, and even more fisheries management regulations up for consideration, anglers are hoping that spring will bring good fortune and bountiful fishing. And luckily, spring is right around the corner. According to Captain Steve Wray, skipper of …

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Peninsula Saltwater Sport Fisherman Weekly

Fishing activity has pretty much shut down. Even the freshwater impoundments are frozen over, keeping anglers off of the water. The only one that I know that has been out over the past week was us. We managed to sneak out, in between snow storms, into a very lonely Atlantic Ocean. We did have a …

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Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

For many anglers, snows followed by record-breaking low temperatures this week are only adding to the less-than-optimal outlook for recouping any wintertime fishing opportunities. Spoiled by abundant winter fisheries, availability, and temperate conditions of past years, anglers are grumbling over recent unfortunate weather conditions, fisheries management decisions, and even poaching activities. Striped bass are but …

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Virginia Tog Fishing Tips

Tautog, or Blackfish as they are called in the northeast, is one of the favored targets of inshore anglers. Pier fisherman and boat anglers both have the opportunity to land these rock dwelling fish. WHAT: Tautog, or Tog for short, are a bottom dwelling fish. A member of the wrasse family, they are commonly found …

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It’s Taug Season In Virginia

Tautog, or Blackfish as they are called in the northeast, is one of the favored targets of inshore anglers. Pier fisherman and boat anglers both have the opportunity to land these rock dwelling fish. WHAT: Tautog, or Tog for short, are a bottom dwelling fish. A member of the wrasse family, they are commonly found …

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