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Tony S

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  1. Virginia Beach Report – Well … we have officially entered our off-season. Fishing opportunities are very limited in January and February. Only the most hardcore anglers can deal with the frigid weather. But what better time of the year could it be for a boat show! The Virginia Beach Boat Show is comming up February … Continue reading The post Entering The Offseason appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  2. Thanks MG ....... Looks like we might catch a few in our ocean season this year!
  3. Big rockfish continued to hit the scales last week. Most of the action was coming from the eastside of the Bay, between Cape Charles and the ocean. Many fish have topped the 50-pound mark, one topped 66 pounds. The majorities are being caught using eels but a few are falling to Mojos. The Chesapeake Bay … Continue reading The post Bay Rockfish Season Closing, Ocean Season Opening appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  4. BLACK ADDER is the board backwater expert.
  5. VBSF, Long Bay Pointe Report The weather has been a hindrance some days; but anglers remain focused on an excellent striper season. Just in time for local rockfish tournaments super sized fish are providing the action. 40 to 60-pounders have hit the scales. Most of these large fish are coming from the eastern side of … Continue reading The post Large Striper In Chesapeake Bay, Swordfish Offshore appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  6. VBSF, Long Bay Pointe Report December … local tackle shops, marinas and boat ramps are buzzing with activity as anglers prepare to hit the water in search of giant stripers. December is big rockfish season on the lower Chesapeake Bay and it’s off to a good start. Some monsters have already hit the scales over … Continue reading The post December, Striper Time In Virginia appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  7. Long Bay Pointe Report Virginia Beach – Anglers have enjoyed a nice speckled trout bite inside Lynnhaven, Little Creek and Rudee Inlets. Some large fish, 5 to 6 pounds have been caught inside Lynnhaven. Pictured is Casey Copeland and Doug Garnet both with 5lb 12oz specks caught inside Lynnhaven. Striper fishing will take center stage … Continue reading The post Nice Specks Trout Action appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  8. Long Bay Pointe Report Virginia Beach – Rockfish numbers are on the rise throughout the Chesapeake Bay and it’s tributaries. Fish are being caught on the James River, the York River and the Elizabeth River. Another good locations is long the Hampton Roads Bridge Tunnel and keeper size fish are at the islands of the … Continue reading The post Speckled Trout, Stripers, Red Drum appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  9. Long Bay Pointe Fishing Report Virginia Beach – The Speckled Trout action is peaking! The specks are available inside Lynnhaven Inlet, Rudee Inlet and the Eastern Shore creeks. Anglers are using soft plastics and Gulps! Along with the trout, are an occasional puppy drum. Pictured below is Kathy Cooper and her husband Chad, they enjoyed … Continue reading The post Speckled Trout Action Is Peaking appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  10. Long Bay Pointe Report Virginia Beach Fishing Report Speckled trout action is picking up inside Lynnhaven Inlet, Rudee Inlet and in creeks on the Eastern Shore. Anglers are catching a lot of undersize fish, but there are keepers mixed in. Lead heads with a twister tail or Gulp is the most popular bait, but topwaters … Continue reading The post Speckled Trout In The Creeks, Drum In The Surf appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  11. The king mackerel bite gets top billing this week! Virginia anglers are landing them in the 40 to 50 pound class. Pretty work! Our ocean wrecks are producing seabass, triggerfish and a few flounder. Craig Irwin and crew had a fine day on the wrecks. Large red and black drum are beginning to leave their … Continue reading The post October! Kings, Marlin, Dolphin, This and That! appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  12. Noaa Southeast Regional Office Fishery Bulletin; Request for Comments: Proposed Changes to Golden Tilefish Regulations in Federal Waters of the South Atlantic Region NOAA Fisheries requests your comments on a proposed rule for golden tilefish. The proposed actions would reduce golden tilefish catch limits based on the most recent population assessment. The purpose of the action is … Continue reading The post NOAA Request for Comments: Proposed Changes to Golden Tilefish Regulations appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  13. NOAA Fisheries transfers 55 metric tons of Atlantic bluefin tuna quota to the General category for the October through November 2018 subquota period and closes the fishery as of Friday, October 5, 2018. NOAA Fisheries transferred 40 metric tons (mt) from the Harpoon category and 15 mt from the Reserve category and will close the General … Continue reading The post NOAA Bluefin Tuna Closure News appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  14. Hurricane Florence has passed and local anglers are back at it! The cobia and red drum have not disappointment. Fishermen are encountering schools on the move; Craig Paige of Paige 2 Charters caught some large citation reds this week. Sheepshead are plentiful around structure. Beth and Kevin Synowiec had a great catch over the weekend. … Continue reading The post Flags Are Flying appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  15. By Connie Barbour, Steve Wray (Long Bay Pointe Bait and Tackle) Hurricane Florence has stirred up our local waters, once things settle down anglers will one again have to locate the best fishing action. A couple of days before the blow there was some outstanding cobia fishing happening. Boats were finding large schools with dozens … Continue reading The post Hurricane Florence Stirs Up Local Waters appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  16. By TH Spangler | Connie Barbour (Long Bay Pointe Bait and Tackle) September is typically the best month for Flounder. The bite inside the bay has been picking up. The bridge tunnel is the most popular area for bay flounder. The Cell is also a good spot. Ocean structure is still producing as well. A … Continue reading The post Offshore Bite Heating Up appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  17. ASMFC & MAFMC Approve Catch and Landings Limits for Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass and Bluefish for 2019 ASMFC Approves Black Sea Bass Addendum XXXI for Public Comment Virginia Beach, VA – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (Commission) and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council (Council) reviewed previously approved specifications for scup and established … Continue reading The post ASMFC & MAFMC Approve Catch and Landings Limits for Summer Flounder, Scup, Black Sea Bass and Bluefish for 2019 appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  18. It was game on Saturday as the 80 boats fishing the 15th annual VBBT took advantage of a hot bite and racked up the points with multiple release after release. But one boat really capitalized when a hungry blue marlin swam up behind the teaser and inhaled a circle hooked mackerel pitch bait. Two hours … Continue reading The post Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament Results appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  19. By TH Spangler | Connie Barbour (Long Bay Pointe Bait and Tackle) September is just around the corner! And that’s peak fishing in Virginia! The offshore waters will load up with white marlin. The whites school up off the Virginia coast until the first good autumn blow, or until a tropical storm will stirs the … Continue reading The post Virginia Is Entering Peak Fishing Season appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  20. By TH Spangler | Connie Barbour (Long Bay Pointe Bait and Tackle) Only a few more days remain until school starts and the college football season kicks off. As the end of the summer season approaches, GREAT opportunities continue for local anglers! Spanish mackerel and small bluefish are feeding in Chesapeake Bay tidal rips. The … Continue reading The post Virginia Spanish Mackerel Season Peaking appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  21. The post Atlantic Board Releases Atlantic Cobia Draft Amendment appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  22. The post Public Hearings for Summer Flounder appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
  23. In a close finish, Pascual Jimenez from Puerto Aventuras, Mexico edged out all competitors to win a world record $2,584,260* in the 45th White Marlin Open. Fishing on the Weldor’s Ark out of Morehead City, NC, Jimenez weighed an 83-pound white marlin on the final day of the 5-day event held in Ocean City, MD to take the … Continue reading The post 45th Annual White Marlin Open In The Books appeared first on Virginia Beach Fishing. View the full article
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