Virginia Beach Fishing – VBSF.net https://vbsf.net Virginia Beach Fishing Reports, News, Charter Boat Information Mon, 15 Jul 2019 10:18:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 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 Excellent Fishing Continues https://vbsf.net/2019/07/13/va-fishing/ Sat, 13 Jul 2019 12:38:17 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=15013 A nice class of spanish mackerel continues to be available along the ocean front, near the CBBT and as far north as the York Spit area. Taylor blues are mixed in with them. Charter boats are trolling small Drone or Clark spoons behind small planers. With so many large mackerel around the Virginia State record …

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Bluewater Action Picking Up https://vbsf.net/2019/07/06/bulewater-action-picking-up/ Sat, 06 Jul 2019 09:06:04 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14984 Virginia Beach’s offshore bluewater action is getting better by the day, it should peak in July and August. Boats are catching white marlin; yellowfin tuna, wahoo and gaffer dolphin. Blue marlin encounters will increase this month and peak … just in time for the Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament August 21st-24th. White marlin action usually continues …

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Excellent Fishing Continues https://vbsf.net/2019/06/29/excellent-fishing-continues/ Sat, 29 Jun 2019 12:41:18 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14962 There’s little change from last weeks fishing report. There’s a good variety of fishing to choose from this time of year. The newest target should be AJ’s! ….. Big amberjacks are at the south tower and should be at the Chesapeake light tower. Good Spanish mackerel fishing continues along the oceanfront and in the lower …

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It’s On, Everything’s Biting! https://vbsf.net/2019/06/22/its-on-everythings-biting/ Sat, 22 Jun 2019 12:07:50 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14936 Not sure where to start! Just about everything’s biting now! Inshore …. red drum, cobia, spadefish, sheepshead, flounder, bluefish and spanish mackerel. Offshore … tuna, dolphin, marlin, tilefish and seabass. It’s time to go! Book your charter ASAP! Some of the best spanish mackerel action in years continues along the beach. Many fish are topping …

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Large Spanish Mackerel Making A Good Showing https://vbsf.net/2019/06/15/large-spanish-mackerel-making-good-showing/ Sat, 15 Jun 2019 10:32:34 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14890 Spanish mackerel action is the best in memory! …. A large class of fish has shown up along the oceanfront and in tidal rips inside the bay. Captains are trolling small spoons like the 00 Drone or a 00 or 01 Clark behind a small plainer. Taylor blues are swimming with the mackerel and together …

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Virginia Beach’s Summer Season Off And Running https://vbsf.net/2019/06/07/virginia-beachs-summer-angling-season-off-and-running/ Fri, 07 Jun 2019 13:12:33 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14860 Cobia action remains strong along the oceanfront and inside the bay. Spanish mackerel are available to trollers from Sandbridge to Cape Henry and red drum are still feeding on the shoals at the mouth of the bay.  Sheepshead are around the pilings of the CBBT. The spadefish bite turned on this week. Look for spades …

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Virginia Fishing Picking Up https://vbsf.net/2019/05/31/virginia-fishing-picking-up/ Fri, 31 May 2019 13:36:18 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14817 Angling along the mid-Atlantic coast is peaking! ….  Lots of cobias are being sighted along the oceanfront and in the lower bay. It looks like regulations put in place a couple of years ago are paying off for recreational anglers. Our cobia capture season opens June 1st with a minimum size limit of 40 inches, …

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Cobia Season Opens June 1st! https://vbsf.net/2019/05/25/cobia-season-opens-june-1st/ Sat, 25 May 2019 12:46:37 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14755 Red and black drum numbers are very good, look for them throughout the lower bay. Anglers have had a lot of success with reds on the shoals near Smith Island. Black drum are also feeding near the eastern shore … both sea-side and bay-side. Another good location to look for them is near the islands …

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Fishing Picking Up, Cobia Arriving Virginia https://vbsf.net/2019/05/18/fishing-is-picking-up-cobia-are-arriving-in-virginia/ Sat, 18 May 2019 12:55:02 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14693 The black sea bass season reopened May 15th and runs through 31st. The bite has been very good; with several boats catching limits of jumbos. The Triangle Reef is a popular spot. Sea bass will bite squid, crab, fresh cut fish, clam strips, shrimp or diamond jigs. The spring black drum bite has been excellent. The …

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ASMFC Cobia News Release https://vbsf.net/2019/05/13/asmfc-cobia-new-release/ Mon, 13 May 2019 15:35:10 +0000 https://vbsf.net/?p=14677   Arlington, VA – The Commission’s South Atlantic State/Federal Fisheries Management Board approved Draft Amendment 1 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Atlantic Migratory Group Cobia (Atlantic cobia) for public comment. Atlantic coastal states from Virginia through South Carolina have scheduled their hearings to gather public input on Draft Amendment 1. The details …

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