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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. The articles by our 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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Virginia Tog Fishing Tips

Tautog, or Blackfish as they are called in the northeast, is one of the favored targets of inshore anglers. Pier fisherman and boat anglers both have the opportunity to land these rock dwelling fish. WHAT: Tautog, or Tog for short, are a bottom dwelling fish. A member of the wrasse family, they are commonly found …

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Bluefin Tagged Off Virginia is Recaptured near Spain

We have had an interesting tag return. In the summer of 2007, we took the Healthy Grin on a tuna trip for Dr. John Graves of the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. We were targeting less than 27-inch bluefin tuna that I had received some reports of between the Norfolk and Washington Canyons. We had …

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Menhaden Making a Comeback, Managers Are at a Crossroads

With Menhaden Making a Comeback, Managers Are at a Crossroads Peter Baker at The Pew Charitable Trusts released an encouraging article this week about our menhaden stocks. “It appears that we may soon get some promising news about the fish that’s sometimes called the most important one in the sea—the Atlantic menhaden. These small forage …

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Virginia Marine Resources Commission News

January 9. 2015:  Recreational Summer Flounder fishing management alternatives for 2015 will be discussed at a public hearing on January 14, 2015 at 6:00 PM at the VMRC Headquarters, 2600 Washington Avenue, Newport News, Va. 23607, 4th Floor Commission Hearing Room. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries is leading this hearing to discuss regional management options for …

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