Weekly Virginia Fishing Report

We endured yet another harsh winter, and now Spring fever is rampant. But with water temperatures still lagging in the low forties, expect a late start to the much anticipated arrival of the first species of the season such as croaker, flounder, bluefish, red drum and black drum. Tautog is still pretty much the only …

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Weekly Sportfishing Rundown

Now that spring is officially here, anglers are hopeful that the arrival of new species will jump-start a good early season. The weather is cooperating more lately, so the water temperatures will continue to warm, and flounder and croaker will debut soon. But with water temperatures still lagging, anglers may just have to be patient. …

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Rising Temperatures And Warmer Water

Finally some reasonable weather! With the recent rise in daytime temperatures, anglers are hopeful that the warming trend will break winter’s hold, and jump starting an upward movement in water temperatures. A rise in water temperatures and the arrival of spring will help encourage the striped bass to move into local waters again. As for …

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Good Numbers of Bluefin Tuna Showing

Recreational striped bass regulations will be decided at the March VMRC meeting. The regulations for the bay are pretty set. The minimum size will rise from 18 to 20 inches. Everything else will stay the same except for the spring trophy season. That minimum will rise from 32 to 36 inches and there will be …

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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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