Virginia Beach Fishing – VBSF.net https://vbsf.net Virginia Beach Fishing Reports, News, Charter Boat Information Wed, 18 Sep 2019 00:11:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.3 https://secureservercdn.net/166.62.115.254/h1q.f32.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/cropped-vbsfn-32x32.jpg Virginia Beach Fishing – VBSF.net https://vbsf.net 32 32 VMRC FINFISH MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE PUBLIC MEETING STRIPED BASS https://vbsf.net/2019/09/17/vmrc-finfish-management-advisory-committee-public-meeting-striped-bass/ Tue, 17 Sep 2019 21:04:03 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15313 PUBLIC MEETING ON AN EMERGENCY AMENDMENT TO STRIPED BASS MANAGEMENT 380 FENWICK ROAD, BUILDING 96 FORT MONROE, HAMPTON, VA VMRC COMMISSION ROOM WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2019, 6:00-8:00 P.M. AGENDA I. Introductions and Meeting Protocol – P. Geer II. Presentation of Emergency Measures to be Considered at the September 24th Commission Meeting – A. Aspinwall III. …

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Cobia, Spanish, Drum Still Available https://vbsf.net/2019/09/13/cobia-spanish-drum-still-available/ Fri, 13 Sep 2019 12:46:32 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15301 Hurricane Dorian has passed and Virginia Beach anglers are back at it!

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SLAM ROD & REEF Tournament https://vbsf.net/2019/09/09/slam-rod-reef-tournament-this-weekend/ Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:54:54 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15286 If you’re looking for something to do this weekend, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, the Virginia Beach Anglers Club and Lynnhaven River Organization are partnering on a tournament to highlight the importance of oyster restoration to healthy fisheries. Join in and fish on restored oyster reefs on the Lynnhaven and Lafayette Rivers. Winning anglers in adult …

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Striped Bass Public Comment Process – Live Stream https://vbsf.net/2019/09/09/public-comment-process-and-proposed-timeline-live-stream/ Mon, 09 Sep 2019 21:43:26 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15282 In May 2019, the Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board (Board) initiated the development of an addendum to Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass to consider changes to coastwide commercial and recreational regulations to address overfishing. This Draft Addendum presents background on the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (Commission) management …

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Virginia’s new state record swordfish is now official! https://vbsf.net/2019/08/29/virginias-new-state-record-swordfish-is-now-official/ Thu, 29 Aug 2019 18:50:27 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15265 A 466-pound swordfish, caught on August 16, 2019 by Tony Gower Jr. of Virginia Beach, VA, has been certified as the new Virginia State Record by the Director of Virginia’s Saltwater Fishing Tournament.  Gower’s catch surpassed the existing record of 446-pounds, caught in October 2012, by Joseph T. Harris, of Virginia Beach. Gower made the …

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Late Summer Fishing Action Hot! Changing Regs For Striper Season On The Way https://vbsf.net/2019/08/29/late-summer-fishing-action-hot-changing-regs-for-striper-season-on-the-way/ Thu, 29 Aug 2019 12:55:45 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15245 Starting next month, throughout the fall and winter we will publish the fishing reports biweekly.  But be sure and check in more often, because we will post breaking news and trophy fish reports as soon as they come in. With a watchful eye on tropical developments to the southeast, local anglers continue to enjoy the …

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Good Virginia Beach Fishing Continues https://vbsf.net/2019/08/24/the-good-virginia-beach-fishing-continues/ Sat, 24 Aug 2019 11:32:07 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15221 With the college football season upon us and days away from school starting, the vacationing crowd will thin out considerably. But as we cruise towards the end of the summer … good opportunities remain for local anglers. Flounder did not disappoint this week and their numbers and size should get better through September. The CBBT, …

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Good Late Summer Fishing Action In Virginia https://vbsf.net/2019/08/17/good-late-summer-fishing-action-in-virginia/ Sat, 17 Aug 2019 12:12:04 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15199 Some nice flounder limits were had this week. Jigged buck tails are producing … but drifting with live bait  entices the larger fish. The hot spots are along the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel and near the Cell. There are some keeper inside local inlets as well. Captain Craig Paige, Paige II Charters landed some nice …

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Virginia It’s Time To Head Offshore https://vbsf.net/2019/08/11/its-time-to-head-offshore-in-virginia/ Sun, 11 Aug 2019 16:53:45 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15165 This is prime billfish season along the mid-atlantic coast. White and blue marlin, sailfish, spearfish and swordfish are all available now. Dolphin and tuna fishing is excellent many days ….. It’s exciting to see a few BIG yellowfin tuna being caught this year. One recently topped the scales at 188 pounds. Most have been caught …

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46th Annual White Marlin Open Winners https://vbsf.net/2019/08/09/46th-annual-white-marlin-open-winners/ Fri, 09 Aug 2019 15:38:52 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15134 Ocean City, MD – For the first time in White Marlin Open history there is a two-time champion. Tommy Hinkle’s day 4 catch of 79.5 pounds earned the Ocean City resident a pay day of $1.46 million. Hinkle also won the event in 2008 with a catch of 81 pounds. Chasin’ Tail from Virginia Beach …

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