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Fishing Reports 🎣

September 2022

September’s summary from our captain team?  “GREAT!” Black sea bass are still the highlight of our trips, with some sizable ones being brought in that’s shaking up our leader board for the Jerry Cole Memorial Fishing Derby. Others in the bite this month: croakers, triggerfish, flounder, jacks (various species), mahi, ribbonfish, blueline tilefish, golden tilefish,…

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October 1, 2022

August 2022

August brought in fantastic inshore & offshore catches with some incredible diversity! Inshore:  croaker, ribbonfish, sheepshead, triggerfish, flounder, kingfish, and even cobia Offshore:  blueline tilefish, golden tilefish, black sea bass, blackbelly rosefish, snowy groupers, and yellow-finned bass With fall swiftly approaching, our trip schedule changes bringing back 3/4 day & full-day trips.  Our 17-hour deep…

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September 1, 2022

July 2022

Inshore fishing has been very diverse with some nice catches of croakers, roundhead, spanish mackerel, bluefish, and ribbonfish! Tilefish & black sea bass continue to wow our anglers on our deep drop trips. The highlight of the month?  Our full-day flounder trips!  Captain Charlie even described the last trip as one of the “best days…

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August 3, 2022

June 2022

WOW!  That’s the best way to describe June fishing! Half-day & night fishing trips have turned out some really nice croakers, seatrout, and roundhead.  As the perfect trip for families, we’ve really enjoyed creating memories with each guest and inspiring future fisherfolks! The NEW full-day flounder trips have really taken off with an awesome catch…

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June 29, 2022

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