Virginia Beach Fishing – VBSF.net https://vbsf.net Virginia Beach Fishing Reports, News, Charter Boat Information Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:38:49 -0700 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3 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 Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament News https://vbsf.net/2019/11/19/virginia-saltwater-fishing-tournament-news/ Tue, 19 Nov 2019 20:41:23 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15761 Dr. Ken Neill, III The VSWSFT Committee met last night. No changes were made to minimum lengths or weights for 2020. The only change was the addition of tripletail to the program as a species eligible for a state record. The initial minimum qualifying weight will be 8 pounds. Tripletail was not added to the …

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Big Wahoo, Lots of Specks, Look for Tautogs https://vbsf.net/2019/11/09/big-wahoo-lots-of-specks-look-for-taugs/ Sat, 09 Nov 2019 12:53:26 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15391 Speckled trout fishing has been super. Anglers are having success inside all the local inlets and on tidal rivers near the bay. Fishing on the Eastern Shore bay-side has been especially good. The trout season should be peeking. There are plenty of school-sized striped bass available especially around bridges and docks with lights. Anglers are …

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VA State Record Albacore Tuna https://vbsf.net/2019/11/06/va-state-record-albacore-tuna/ Wed, 06 Nov 2019 21:51:09 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15387 A 70-pound 11-ounce Albacore Tuna, sometimes referred to as “True” Albacore or Longfin Tuna, caught on September 22, 2019 by Wendy Brockenbrough of Virginia Beach, VA, has been certified as a Virginia State Record by the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament. Brockenbrough caught the record tuna while deep dropping for swordfish at the Washington Canyon aboard …

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It’s Speckled Trout Season In Virginia and North Carolina https://vbsf.net/2019/10/26/its-speckled-trout-season-in-virginia-and-north-carolina/ Sat, 26 Oct 2019 12:24:18 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15363 With cooler weather settling in anglers are targeting speckled trout and they haven’t been disappointed. Look for specks inside Lynnhaven, Little Creek and Rudee inlets. In creeks on the Eastern Shore. Around the Poquoson Flats. In the York, Nansemond and Elizabeth Rivers. Many fish are ranging 18 to 22-inches, with a few exceeding 24-inches. The …

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Fishing Inshore and Offshore Good As Fish Move https://vbsf.net/2019/10/10/virginia-beach-fishing/ Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:17:11 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15329 With strong northerly winds it looks like a small craft advisory will be in effect for several days. Hopefully early next week anglers will be able to return to their favorite fishing spots. The family favorite, large yellowbelly spot have been plentiful lately. Pier anglers fishing Ocean View and Virginia Beach have loaded up. Along …

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Waters Less Crowded, Fish Very Active https://vbsf.net/2019/09/26/waters-less-crowded-fish-very-active/ Thu, 26 Sep 2019 23:21:17 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15319 Fall is a time of transition. Our summertime visitors leave (both fish and people). The waters are less crowded and fish are very active. It is my favorite time of the year to fish. Offshore, September is the time we have epic marlin catches. Boats come in with riggers full of release flags. It just …

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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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