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Fishing Reports 🎣

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

June 2021

June has been spectacular for deep drop trips!  Each trip has been filled with citation blueline tilefish, with blackbelly rosefish, black sea bass, and yellowfin bass entering into the mix.  Some trips have also turned out stellar golden tiles, as well! Half-day trips depart daily with the croaker & seatrout bite coming in strong.  Northern…

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June 22, 2021

May 2021

May’s fishing has been hot!  Offshore deep drop fishing couldn’t be better with limits of blueline tilefish caught, some of them weighing up to 15 pounds.  Some impressive 15 pound golden tilefish also made their way on board.  Blackbelly rosefish & black sea bass have rounded out the haul. Inshore fishing is picking up with…

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May 20, 2021