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Old 11-19-2013, 02:54 PM
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Default BF's off VA Beach? Anone try yet?

Anyone catch any BF's off VA beach area this year or even tried? Too early? Won't happen again this year like last?

Was hoping for the same action this year
Old 11-19-2013, 04:37 PM
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what he said,anyone?
Old 11-19-2013, 05:11 PM
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too early
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Originally Posted by Mako 234 View Post
too early
good Im still in deer hunting mode
Old 11-20-2013, 06:55 AM
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Bottom fished the canyon Saturday and there was alot of life. Whales, two tones and bait. Heard a long liner around the 300 line on the radio who saw bluefins. Smaller class but it was def them in that cooler 59 degree water
Old 11-22-2013, 07:46 AM
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Too early I would think usually around DEC
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Hopefully this cold front coming will push them down here. I talked to a commercial buyer and the fish are currently up off NY
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Yep, little too early but this cold front will help. They will show up at some point just like the last 5 years. Keep an eye on the Rudee boats and be ready to go the next day. They are usually feeding on the same thing the stripers are feeding on. Until we start catching stripers off CH there won't be any bluefin bites in my opinion. Hot bite has been on white mojos.
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My friend Chris who runs the Angler out of OC reported seeing acres of fast moving bluefin about 14 miles off the beach on Friday. They did have two rods suitable for tuna and threw out cedar plugs but didn't get any bites. They were headed out for seabass. He told me that the tunas were literally jumping out of the water. He said they spotted them again on the way back in at the end of the day.
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My friend Chris who runs the Angler out of OC reported seeing acres of fast moving bluefin about 14 miles off the beach on Friday. They did have two rods suitable for tuna and threw out cedar plugs but didn't get any bites. They were headed out for seabass. He told me that the tunas were literally jumping out of the water. He said they spotted them again on the way back in at the end of the day.
Did he say what it looked like they were feeding on? 14 miles due East? NE? SE?
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Originally Posted by arbogb06 View Post
Did he say what it looked like they were feeding on? 14 miles due East? NE? SE?
I have no idea
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Anyone seen or heard anything? Getting that time.
Old 12-04-2013, 01:09 PM
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I might venture out just before Christmas weather permitting. Off OC they are catching some nice stripers and sea bass out further. The stripers should be around the VA beach area if they are not already in 2 weeks or so. Bring set ups for BF's and stripers and go for whatever is biting.
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I plan on coming up after Xmas day thru that Sunday. Ill be loaded down w everything
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Originally Posted by broknbonz33 View Post
I plan on coming up after Xmas day thru that Sunday. Ill be loaded down w everything
Make sure if your rock fishing your leaders are at least 150lb and they are long enough. we lost one last year BC the leader was too short.
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i was seabassin this past weekend on sunday and we saw Bluefin tuna airing out of the water everywhere... northeast of ocean city maryland
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Originally Posted by snicol1 View Post
i was seabassin this past weekend on sunday and we saw Bluefin tuna airing out of the water everywhere... northeast of ocean city maryland
How far from oc inlet NE? 10 miles? 15? Could you tell what bait they were after? Water temp where you were fishing? Water depth? Getting the boat ready this weekend.
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any updates? interested in trying what permits are needed;?
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we were around 120-140 ft... not sure what the water temperature was honestly I wasn't paying attention and we were I wanna say 20-25 miles from the inlet

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