Rudee Inlet: We have not had any speckled trouts weighed in recently, however they are still being caught in the Elizabeth River and in Rudee Inlet. Inshore: The inshore fishing is still slow. We have not had any boats come back with fish, just bites while they’ve been out. Offshore: When the weather allows it, the offshore bite is still going well when deep dropping. This entails dropping the lines in deep waters. One of the private boats at our marina came back from deep dropping last night with Blueline Tilefish, Golden Tilefish, a Snowy Grouper, and Black Bellied Rosefish.
Rudee Inlet: We have had a few people out fishing in Rudee Inlet today, but they all said the bite was slow. We can expect people to catch Speckled Trout this time of year. Inshore: We’ve got a couple of boats out this morning. The first one did not come back with any fish but said they saw birds, bait, and whales. We are still waiting on reports from the rest of the fleet. Offshore: The weather was not nice enough for boats to make it offshore last night. The boats that attempted had to turn around due to rough conditions.
Citations: Speckled Trout: 6 lbs 5 oz caught by Paul Ray Lacy of Virginia Beach, VA Rudee Inlet: Speckled Trout are still being caught in the inlet. We had a 6 lbs 5 oz speck come in today from a private boat fishing in the inlet. They are also still biting in the Elizabeth River as well. Most people are using artificial gulps and grubs to catch their trout. Inshore: The inshore fishing has been slow these past couple of weeks. We haven’t had any Striped Bass brought back to the docks since the Bay has closed, but our boats have been out looking. The most plentiful fish inshore right now are Dogfish. Offshore: When the weather allows for them to go out, the private …
Rudee Inlet: We have not heard any reports of Speckled Trout or Puppy Drum in the inlet since the last freeze. If you know of any fish being caught in Rudee Inlet, feel free to let us know! Inshore: The Striper have still not made a dominant appearance in the ocean water of Virginia. Boats have been trolling for Bluefin, but we are still waiting for a successful catch. If you’re interested in wreck fishing, Tautog are still being caught at the Light Tower. Offshore: The deep drop trips are still catching Blueline Tilefish, Golden Tilefish, as well as Blackbellied Rose Fish.
Rudee Inlet: The speckled trout have slowed down tremendously in the inlet. Most speckled trout have been caught on jigheads and artificial gulp! Inshore: Tautog are being caught in the Chesapeake Bay. We are waiting to hear how the Striper and Bluefin Tuna bite are doing in the ocean. Offshore: The deep drop trips are catching Blueline Tilefish and Blackbellied Rosefish. Yellowfin and Blackfin are also being caught.
Citations: 10 lb 8 Oz Blueline tilefish caught by William T. Manning of Virginia Beach Virginia We also weighed in 2 (10lb) Blueline tilefish, a 10.5 lb Blueline tilefish, a 13 lb Blueline tilefish, as well as a 19 lb Blueline tilefish caught on one of our private boats! Rudee Inlet: If you are fishing in the inlet you could possibly catch a speckled trout, but as the water temperature drops, the fish will become a lot less active. The primary tackle is a jighead and gulp for speckled trout fishing. Inshore: There may still be some time to fish the wrecks before the water temperature drops too low. We are still waiting to hear how the tuna bite is in the ocean. Offshore: Rudee …
Offshore: A private boat brought in some nice Golden Tilefish and were able to take home two ciatations! Each fish weighed 33lbs. Check these nice Tilefish out! Although there are not many Rockfish being caught, there are still plenty of fish to catch offshore at the wrecks.
Rudee Inlet: If you’re fishing in the inlet you could possibly catch a Speckled Trout, but as the water temperature drops, the fish will become a lot less active. The primary tackle is a jighead and gulp for Speckled Trout fishing. Inshore: After a great turnout with the Rockfish shootout, the ocean Striped Bass are not as active. There may still be some time to fish the wrecks before the water temperature drops too low. Offshore: Rudee Tours is still doing great on the offshore wreck trips. They are bringing back Black Bellied Rosefish, Blueline Tile fish, and even a few Bluefish occasionally.
Inshore: The Rockfish Tournament was a little slow today due to the weather, but there was a nice Striper caught on the Jennifer Ann that weighed 40.6 pounds!
Citations: Striped Bass: 49.0 lbs caught by Tommy Groves of Virginia Beach, VA MID ATLANTIC ROCKFISH SHOOTOUT Today is day 1 of the tournment, we are hopeful for a better showing of fish than previous years. As of 8:30 (one hour after lines in) this morning we heard there had not been any bites. Check back with us later for updates We have several boats out fishing for Rockfish today! Hopefully we will have some hit our docks! Rudee Inlet: Lately inside Rudee Inlet there have been some nice Speckled Trout caught. Most anglers have been using the MirrOlures as well as Gulps on a light Jig Head. We have not seen any puppy drum caught recently. Inshore/Chesapeake Bay: There are fish that …