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Hampton Roads Fishing



Hampton Roads Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Hampton Roads, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Atlantic Croaker

  2. Atlantic Croaker

    There is a 74.21% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 55684 Atlantic Croaker counted.

    Hampton Roads Atlantic Croaker Counts Chart
    Atlantic

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS ATLANTIC CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  3. Flounder

  4. Flounder

    There is a 5.68% catch rate for Flounder, based on 4260 Flounder counted.

    Hampton Roads Flounder Counts Chart
    Flounder

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS FLOUNDER COUNTS CHART


  5. Spot Croaker

  6. Spot Croaker

    There is a 5.38% catch rate for Spot Croaker, based on 4034 Spot Croaker counted.

    Hampton Roads Spot Croaker Counts Chart
    Spot

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS SPOT CROAKER COUNTS CHART


  7. Weakfish

  8. Weakfish

    There is a 3.42% catch rate for Weakfish, based on 2569 Weakfish counted.

    Hampton Roads Weakfish Counts Chart
    Weakfish

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS WEAKFISH COUNTS CHART


  9. Black Sea Bass

  10. Black Sea Bass

    There is a 1.47% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 1104 Black Sea Bass counted.

    Hampton Roads Black Sea Bass Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS BLACK SEA BASS COUNTS CHART


  11. Bluefish

  12. Bluefish

    There is a 1.2% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 898 Bluefish counted.

    Hampton Roads Bluefish Counts Chart
    Bluefish

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS BLUEFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Blue Catfish

  14. Blue Catfish

    There is a 1.15% catch rate for Blue Catfish, based on 864 Blue Catfish counted.

    Hampton Roads Blue Catfish Counts Chart
    Blue

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS BLUE CATFISH COUNTS CHART


  15. Striped Bass

  16. Striped Bass

    There is a 1.11% catch rate for Striped Bass, based on 834 Striped Bass counted.

    Hampton Roads Striped Bass Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS STRIPED BASS COUNTS CHART


  17. Whiting

  18. Whiting

    There is a 0.98% catch rate for Whiting, based on 737 Whiting counted.

    Hampton Roads Whiting Counts Chart
    Whiting

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS WHITING COUNTS CHART


  19. Anchovy

  20. Anchovy

    There is a 0.8% catch rate for Anchovy, based on 600 Anchovy counted.

    Hampton Roads Anchovy Counts Chart
    Anchovy

    ENLARGE HAMPTON ROADS ANCHOVY COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 74 species of fish and 75033 fish counted for May around Hampton Roads.

To date, there are 173 species of fish and a total of 2246978 fish counted for Hampton Roads and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 9/1/1853 (171 years).

Last Update: 5/16/2024 10:52:52 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Hampton Roads are the following:

  1. Cabbage Patch Reef
    Artificial Reef that holds good Black Drum and Flounder. The Black Drum are thick here in the Spring some times.    In 2017 parts of the old Lesner bridge


  2. East Ocean View Reef
    East Ocean View Reef Depth 27 ft., Profile 3 - 7 1/2 ft.   This reef, originally referred to as the ODU Reef, was reconfigured to a square shape and is located 2500


  3. Back River Reef
    Located 3 nautical miles East of Plumtree Point, between Back River and the Poquoson River, lies the circular reef site named Back River Reef. This site consists of forty co


  4. Sunken Ship off Newport News, 427


  5. Capt Leroys Spot
    Capt Leroys Spot


  6. Nautilus Shoal
    Nautilus Shoal


  7. Unknown Wreck
    Unknown Wreck


  8. Kiptopeke Concrete Ships
    Kiptopeke Concrete Ships has some decent Croaker, Striped Bass, and Black Sea Bass on them. 


  9. Lynnhaven Boat Ramp


  10. ODU Reef
    ODU Reef is local name for East Ocean View Reef.


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Top Hampton Roads Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. L.B. Huntington Company
    L. B. Huntington Company Inc., home of the ORIGINAL DRONE SPOON and DRONE PLANER since 1918. The DRONE spoon is the original artificial fishing lure. First marketed in 1922, this bait was designed and developed by a fisherman (especially) for fishe

  2. Gregs Bait Shack


  3. Wallace's Bait & Tackle
    We took over Wallace's Bait & Tackle in February 2017 and revamped the store and operations. We still provide bait and tackle, now with beer and snacks!!

  4. Deep Creek Landing Marina


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Top Hampton Roads Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Captain Hogg's Charters
    Fun Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean charter fishing in the Williamsburg Virginia and Tidewater area.

  2. York River Charters
    Charter Boat Fishing and Sightseeing on Virginia's Chesapeake Bay convenient to Williamsburg, Yorktown, Jamestown, Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, and Gloucester, VA

  3. Four Winds Chartering


  4. Plum Crazy Charters
    Come join us and experience some of the Best fishing historic Chesapeake Bay has to offer, whether its entertaining clients, employees or a fun-filled day with family and friends. We pride ourselves on being a First-Class Chesapeake Bay Fishing Char

  5. Hampton Roads Charter


  6. Prowler Fishing Charter
    We offer full day offshore fishing charters! Targeted species are Tunas, Billfish,Wahoo, Dolphin and bottom fish! We also offer half day nearshore charters! Targeting Drum, Cobia, King and Spanish Mackerel, False Albacore, Sharks and more!

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Top Hampton Roads Marinas

  1. Deep Creek Landing Marina


  2. Old Point Comfort Marina


  3. Marina Shores Marina
    The Marina is located in gorgeous Virginia Beach, Virginia on Long Creek just off the Lynnhaven Inlet and optimized for transient boaters with two on-site restaurants, large saltwater pool with poolside bar, banquet facilities, book swap library, sho

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