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The Chesapeake Bay to the Virginia Capes, the rivers and estuaries that feed it as well as the adjacent offshore waters of Virginia and North Carolina make up one of the most spectacular fisheries in the world! Those who have had the opportunity to fish this special place feel fortunate.

The Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel Complex is one of the largest man made fish attracting devices in the world. Add to that the offshore towers and ship wrecks, near by Inlets, the relatively short run to the Gulf Stream and you quickly realize why the Mid-Atlantic coast is considered one of the best places in the world to fish!


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This site is designed to assist you in planning your next Fishing Adventure. It covers many of the fish you will encounter, inshore and offshore.

We provide several weekly fishing reports, from Virginia Beach, VA to Hatteras, NC.

Our articles by VBSF members are full of useful information to help you catch more fish. We have links to some of the best Marinas, Tackle Suppliers, Top Rated Charter Boats, and Fishing Guides in the area. We have quick links to local weather.

The Seafood Recipe forum has some great ideas for your catch. We have upgraded our discussion boards. They are a great way to stay in touch with other local fisherman!


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43rd Annual White Marlin Open Results

Ocean City, MD – The 43rd Annual White Marlin Open is in the books and it was a record breaker! 329 boats entered to win their share of $4.4 Million in prize. When it was over one boat had won more than half of it. Of the 1,358 white marlin caught only 23 of were boated. …

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NEWS: Mid-Atlantic Council Approves Amendment to Protect Unmanaged Forage Species

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA –The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has approved an amendment to protect unmanaged forage species in the Mid-Atlantic. If approved by the Secretary of Commerce, the Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment would prohibit the development of new and expansion of existing directed commercial fisheries on a number of unmanaged forage species in Mid-Atlantic Federal …

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White Marlin Tips

By Ken Neill, III White marlin are caught many different ways. They have been caught on spreader bars, Green Machines behind a bird, horse ballyhoo-Ilander combinations, and many a white has been caught on a pin-rigged ballyhoo behind a Sea Witch. They will even occasionally be caught while chunking for tuna. These catches are a …

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Coryphaena Hippurus, Dolphin, Dorado, Goldmakrele Season In Virginia

By Don Malkowski WHAT: Mahi-mahi are probably the most colorful fish found while trolling the open oceans. Scientifically named Coryphaena hippurus, they go by many other names like, Dolphin, Dorado, or Goldmakrele. They also have other nicknames based on their size…Chicken, Peanut, Bailer, Gaffer, Hoister, Cow, Bull. The name Mahi-mahi is Hawaiian for “strong-strong”. No …

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