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Virginia Beach is the known for having the longest pleasure beach in the world, but also for world class fishing. Each year the Chesapeake Bay brings huge schools of Atlantic Croaker to the inlet during the summer and a favorite target among many fishermen. The world record Atlantic Croaker, 8 pounds and 11 ounces, was caught in the bay in 2007, and there have many other horse sized croaker caught in the area. With great fishing in the Chesapeake Bay and easy access to the warm waters of the Gulf Stream, Virginia Beach offers a variety of different species of fish year round.
Inshore fishing is also excellent during the winter for Striped Bass, or Rockfish as the locals call them. Fishing around the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel (CBBT) is a favorite spot to soak and eel or troll a mojo for these hard fighting stripers. As it gets colder, the fish move out to the ocean and many are caught along the beaches.
More frequent in recent years, large schools of Bluefin Tuna have been found off of Cape Henry in late January or early February. With many anglers fishing for rockfish with smaller gear, several have complained about being spooled by these larger fish. Other inshore and nearshore species that can be found in these waters include Bluefish, Flounder, King Mackerel, Red Drum, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, and Tautog.
Offshore fishing Virginia Beach can produce a variety of different sharks, including the tasty Mako Shark. There are also many Blue and White Marlin that move through during the summer months, along with the Mahi-mahi (Dolphifish). Out deep in the canyons, good catches of Bigeye and Yellowfin Tuna can be found. Deep dropping for Tilefish and Grouper are also a popular pastime.
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There is a 55.03% catch rate for Anchovy, based on 446704 Anchovy counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH ANCHOVY COUNTS CHART
There is a 13.56% catch rate for Scup, based on 110070 Scup counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH SCUP COUNTS CHART
There is a 12.68% catch rate for Atlantic Croaker, based on 102891 Atlantic Croaker counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH ATLANTIC CROAKER COUNTS CHART
There is a 7.72% catch rate for Spot Croaker, based on 62649 Spot Croaker counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH SPOT CROAKER COUNTS CHART
There is a 4.51% catch rate for Weakfish, based on 36594 Weakfish counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH WEAKFISH COUNTS CHART
There is a 1.47% catch rate for Black Sea Bass, based on 11914 Black Sea Bass counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH BLACK SEA BASS COUNTS CHART
There is a 0.78% catch rate for Thread Herring, based on 6348 Thread Herring counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH THREAD HERRING COUNTS CHART
There is a 0.61% catch rate for Silver Perch, based on 4952 Silver Perch counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH SILVER PERCH COUNTS CHART
There is a 0.44% catch rate for Bluefish, based on 3554 Bluefish counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH BLUEFISH COUNTS CHART
There is a 0.43% catch rate for Whiting, based on 3454 Whiting counted.
ENLARGE VIRGINIA BEACH WHITING COUNTS CHART
*** 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 Virginia Beach are the following:
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
Gutterballs and Strikes
Good ledge that holds fish.
Attributes RECRD 11448 VESSLTERMS GULF HUSTLER FEATURE_TYPE Wreck - Submerged, dangerous to surface navigation LATDEC 36.857956 LONDEC -75.594969 GP_QUALITY Low DEPTH SOUNDING
Sunken Ship off Newport News, 427
Chesapeake Light is an offshore lighthouse marking the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay. Once considered for decommissioning, it remains active and supports atmospheric measurem
Capt Leroys Spot
Capt Leroys Spot
Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind
The Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) is an offshore wind energy project located about 43 km (27 mi) off the coast of Virginia Beach, Virginia, U.S. The initial phase, a
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July was hot… not with just the temperature but from the fishing! Each trip type really excelled in bringing in the fish. Half-day & night fishing turned out the croakers wit
Fishing continues to be great our next available days are Aug 7 9 10 feel free to contact us 757-876-1590
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Great Inshore Fishing From VA Beach
Video from yesterday's wreck fishing trip. We never got more than 20 miles from the boat ramp and caught jacks spades flounder sea bass triggers and had a couple chance ag co
Cobia and Red Drum
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VA Beach Kids Fishing Trips
Here's a quick little video from my inshore trip yesterday. Kids love catching sharks. I have plenty of dates available for charter at www.MatadorCharters.com. Thanks for wat
Summer fishing is in full swing! With the perfect experience for all anglers our fleet has really enjoyed showing our visitors the fun of catching. Half-day & night fishing t
Spadefish have been the target
The spadefish have shown up in good numbers. These are the crowd pleaser of the inshore fish. The post Spadefish have been the target appeared first on Captain Hogg's Charter
The spadefish is one of the best eating and pulling fish in the Chesapeake Bay. The post Virginia spadefish appeared first on Captain Hogg's Charter Service.
Coolers full? Smiles galore? Yes to all of the above! Black sea bass season opened and our trips have been bringing in their limits. Add in some stellar deep drop trips tu
Great may fishing
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