Fishing

Camden youngster is lured by making baits

Camden youngster is lured by making baits

Hard for some us us to fathom, but these days some third graders are already taking business classes. Landon Brothers is one such kid. His business of choice? Fishing lures. The notion was born from an idea his father – Josh – was tinkering with. And why not, lots of people have decided to make their own tackle as a…

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Nothing fishy about this market, unless you’re looking for some great deals

Nothing fishy about this market, unless you’re looking for some great deals

The 12th annual Great Bridge Fisherman’s Association Flea Market hits the Chesapeake Conference Center this Saturday, with the doors opening bright and early at 8 a.m. Tickets are $4. But it ain’t about the entry fee with this much-anticipated event. It’s about the deals you can find on old, slightly used, brand new – and all points in-between – fishing…

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Call area waterways “Kayakville” Saturday

Call area waterways “Kayakville” Saturday

That’s Amy Angelopoulos with a nice puppy drum while kayak fishing recently. Thanks to Gus Angelopoulos for the photo. The Tidewater Kayak Anglers Association holds its 17th annual Kayak Fish for Charity tournament throughout Virginia on Saturday. You can still participate by attending tonight’s registration and angler meeting at the Lake Wright Convention Center in Norfolk. Entry is $85 and…

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Headboats, fishing and a cocktail

Headboats, fishing and a cocktail

Just when the tradition started is anybody’s guess. But when Fred Feller returned to port after taking people fishing, mates, deckhands, fuel dock attendants and just about everybody at the Virginia Beach Fishing Center knew it was time for a vodka with Five Alive, Fresca or orange juice. That was how Feller unwound after a day on the water. Earlier…

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Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament is a wrap

Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament is a wrap

After taking its lay day on the opening of the 18th annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament, Team Seven stormed onto the leaderboard on Day Two and finished off its run Saturday by jumping into first place – winning the event with 10 billfish caught and released. Team Seven banked $409,500 for the win. Seven bumped two-day leader Katherine Anne into…

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Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament about to finish second of three days of angling

Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament about to finish second of three days of angling

Teams competing in the 18th annual Virginia Beach Billfish Tournament’s second day of action are rapidly heading west from the Gulf Stream to report Friday’ catches. Only 29 boats out of the 81-team field fished Thursday’s first day, with the Katherine Anne – captained by Backlash Davis – leading the field with 7 white marlin, good enough for a 210-point…

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