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Fishing Reports 🎣

May 2022

May is always one of our favorite months to fish, as the bite is always changing.  Inshore trips saw some great tautog action with some drum and flounder mixed in.  Black sea bass season officially opened mid-May, and we’ve been catching many citations! Our 17-hour deep drops have returned to the schedule with great blueline…

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May 26, 2022

Jerry Cole Memorial Fishing Derby

Ready for a new way to compete with your fellow fisherfolks? Introducing the Jerry Cole Memorial Fishing Derby, named after one of our long-standing fisherman. Weigh in your black sea bass, flounder, and blueline tilefish catches on site after any trip with us from now through December 11 to enter. Winners will be notified by…

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May 7, 2022

April 2022

April brought us back to our happy spot:  fishing!  Our 3/4 day trips saw a lot of action for tautog.  Red drum & black drum also mixed in on many trips.    The black sea bass bite has been incredible, but as the season is currently closed, all of those fish have been released.  With…

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May 3, 2022

Black Sea Bass Regulation Update

In a previous post, we mentioned that there would be a reduction of the recreational harvest in black sea bass, which would impact our trips.   A regulatory change will likely go into effect at the end of the month with the following proposed recommendations: 15 fish bag limit 13-inch total minimum length May 15-December 11…

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April 7, 2022

FAQ: Tilefish Season

Our team members have recently received many inquiries about fisheries management in our area.  Therefore, we opened a forum for questions, and will take each one and answer them in an upcoming blog. Q:  “When do you start tilefish trips, and what are the regulations?” A:  Great question!  We know tilefish are one of your…

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January 25, 2022

Black Sea Bass Update

Black sea bass is managed jointly by the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council.  At a recent meeting, it was determined that states would be required to reduce the recreational harvest in 2022 by 28% coastwide. Based upon the changes in the fisheries regulations, the Virginia Marine Resources Commission will…

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January 7, 2022

December 2021

December brought the year to a close with great fishing & large sea bass.  With many specimens over 6 pounds, everyone went away with smiling faces and full coolers.  Bluefish & triggerfish rounded out the catches. With new regulation changes, fishing trips won’t begin again until April.  Our 3/4 days return to the line-up then,…

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January 7, 2022

November 2021

November brought us some excellent black sea bass fishing.  Monster black drum, flounder, & triggerfish rounded out the catches. We’ve added 12-hour trips throughout December, and you’ll want to be on them!

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December 2, 2021

October 2021

Our October trips resulted in our vessels coming in with full coolers & smiling faces. Inshore:  citation triggers, black sea bass galore, flounder, and even a few drum! Offshore:  tilefish, monster black sea bass, snowy groupers, mahi, and some snappers! Blueline tile season is now closed through May 1, which means our 17-hour departures return…

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November 5, 2021

September 2021

From sea bass to triggers to jacks to flounder, our 3/4 & full-day trips have been bringing in the diversity as well as some sizable fish. The report from the deep?  Goldens, bluelines, & black sea bass have been filling the coolers. Don’t miss the bite!

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September 29, 2021

August 2021

Perhaps we should rename our fishing trips to catching trips… The final month of our summer season has continued the trend of reeling in some spectacular fish!  Inshore trips have been solid with catches of croaker.  Cobia & flounder have also made some appearances. Deep drop trips continue to be crowd-pleasers with our team of…

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September 1, 2021

July 2021

July has been hot- and that’s not just the weather! The fishing report from the month from the team?  “Solid!” Deep drop trips have been citation central with large bluelines & black sea bass being brought back to the dock along with blackbelly rosefish. Our inshore half-day & night trips are hauling in the croaker. …

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July 21, 2021