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Ah, fall … what a great time to enjoy some fishing

Ah, fall … what a great time to enjoy some fishing

Isn’t this a great close-up of a dolphin (Mahi Mahi)? It was sent to us by Capt. Bill Pappas Jr. of Playin Hookey Charters. It’s nice to see people trying different approaches other than the standard “hold your fish up in front of you” photograph. Fish such as dolphin, speckled trout, puppy drum and others all offer creative opportunities. And…

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Fishing Forecast: July 23

Fishing Forecast: July 23

Come in real close. Wouldn’t want anyone else to hear this. The tarpon are back. Yeah, I know – this is no longer the biggest secret in Virginia fishing that it once was. More and more anglers are discovering and participating in this limited Eastern Shore fishery. And many who are well aware of the opportunities take part in it…

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Do this, don’t do that … just go fishing, OK?

Do this, don’t do that … just go fishing, OK?

We’re open for business, now we’re not. First it was “masks don’t do you any good” and now it’s “you gotta wear one or else.” Here’s some advice most of you don’t need – go fishing. And there couldn’t be a better time to do so. Area waters are just about full of all the summertime species we love to…

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Fishing Forecast – June 2

Fishing Forecast – June 2

As if on cue, The Man in the Brown suit showed up in Carolina waters just in time for the start of the season. On Monday, cobia once again were available and willing to cooperate with anglers largeting them in Virginia. The arrival of these beefy battlers is one of the most highly anticipated things in local fishing. These fish…

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