Happy 4th of July from all of us at the Virginia Beach Fishing Center! Today, and everyday, we are extremely thankful for the Red, White and Blue! Today we had High Hopes, Wave Runner, and Top Notch offshore today. High Hopes came in early with a White Marlin Release, Yellowfin Tuna, Blueline Tilefish, and released a Mako. Wave Runner did some bottom fishing, and caught Seabass and Tilefish. Top Notch came home with a nice meat haul as well with Blueline Tilefish and Seabass.
Today for Offshore Fishing, we had the Rebel and Backlash! The Rebel came back to the fishing center, and covered the docks in Mahi! They also brought in a good sized Tuna! The Backlash brought back decent sized Tuna, as well as a released White Marlin!
Offshore: Today we had the Backlash fish offshore and they returned to the docks with some nice Bluefin, as well as having a few release citations. Inshore: This morning we had the Rebel fish inshore and they returned to the docks with some nice Spanish Mackerel and a few Bluefish in the mix. Citations: 64″ Bluefin Tuna caught and released by Steven Curfman of Murfreesboro, TN on the Backlash 64″ Bluefin Tuna caught and released by Pedro Panigama of Warren, OH on the Backlash 63″ Bluefin Tuna caught and released by Lorenzo Giacomino of McDonald, PA on the Backlash 62″ Bluefin tuna caught and released by Dennis Giacomino or Cane Ridge, TN on the Backlash 61″ Bluefin Tuna caught and released by Roman Giacomino of …
Offshore: The Backlash fished offshore and returned to the docks with a mixed catch, including a citation Wahoo at 68lbs.
Today fishing inshore we had the Backlash and the Instigator return to the docks with an abundance of Spanish Mackerel! We also had two offshore charters today, the High Hopes and the Top Notch. Mahi have been starting to show up, and our captains were able to bring in some decently sized ones to the docks!
Our boats brought in more Bluefin tuna today! The Top Notch and Rebel both went offshore and brought in decent sized Yellowfin and Bluefin today. The High Hopes fished inshore and brought in Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish as well!
Rudee Inlet: Some anglers are still catching some Bluefish along with a few Speckled Trout. There are still decent amounts of Puppy Drum and Bluefish biting, hitting on cut Finger Mullet. The Flounder bite has been steady in recent days hitting on Gulp on a light jig head, though we have not heard of any keepers yet. There are some Croaker and Spot starting to move into the inlet, hitting on artificial bloodworms. Inshore: Our inshore fishing trips are currently targeting Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. Fishing has not been strong recently but we are expecting things to pick up as summer moves in. Last year we had a great inshore season with tons of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish caught. There are Cobia being caught just …
Offshore: Due to the winds blowing the waters are quite choppy, keeping the fleet in for today. We are hoping that the winds die out soon so we can get back out there. The offshore bite has been creating some nice catches of Mahi as well as well as Spearfish, White Marlin, and Sailfish citations.
Inshore: The Capt. Cheryl fishing inshore on this beautiful Monday morning. They returned to the docks with a nice catch of Spanish Mackerel, with some Bluefish in the mix.
Offshore: The Veteran just returned to the docks with some nice Mahi, as well as a false Albacore in the mix. The Backlash had a great day doing going after Billfish, and returned to the docks flying 4 White Marlin release flags, as well as a Blue Marlin release flag. The Instigator just hit the docks flying 3 White Marlin release flags on their outriggers. We also head a private boat return with a nice Yellowfin Tuna! Inshore: The Inshore boats returned to the docks with a nice mix of Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish. The WaveRunner returned from their inshore trip with some really nice Cobia, as well as a few Spanish Mackerel and Bluefish in the mix! Rudee Inlet: Rudee Inlet …