Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

So spring arrives in two weeks. I suppose I’ll believe it when I see it. With one arctic blast after another, spring is a welcome thought. In the meantime, with fishing opportunities still at a minimum, now is a good time to refresh, reorganize, restock, and perform maintenance on fishing and boating equipment before the …

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Peninsula Saltwater Sport Fisherman Weekly

The best news comes from the waters south of us. Boats running out of Oregon Inlet found good numbers of bluefin tuna this week. Most of the fish have been in the 200 to 400 pound range. There are blackfin tuna available out of Hatteras but now that the bluefin tuna have been located, everyone …

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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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Virginia Sport Fishing Rundown

Relentless cold fronts and winter storms continue to make saltwater fishing expeditions erratic. Many folks have simply given up, hoping that the spring will hold better options. Ocean striped bass are basically non-existent, with the fish so far off the coast that no legally fishing boats will encounter the schools of rockfish until they return …

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Sportfishing Charter – the Rebel

Peninsula Saltwater Sport Fisherman Weekly

Persistently windy weather has really put a damper on fishing activity. When it is fishable, our options are limited. Tautog are biting on the coastal wrecks. Deep-dropping will produce good catches of blueline tilefish and other critters of the deep. All of the sea bass that you catch while targeting tautog and blueline tilefish must …

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