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March 28, 2024 Fishing Report

Welcome to this week’s fishing report. As the water temperatures have dropped a few degrees from the recent cold front, the fish are playing coy—unless you’re at the Elizabeth River, that is.


Local Fishing Updates

James River Pier

The recent rains and winds have stirred the waters, and only the hardiest of anglers have reported a catch—mostly catfish, which seem to be the only ones braving the currents.

Ocean View Pier

Skates and dogfish continue to be the mainstay here. It’s a test of patience and perseverance for those fishing these waters.

Elizabeth River

Anglers here are finding moderate success with puppy drum and the occasional trout. It’s a reminder that even in quieter times, the river still holds treasures for those who seek them.

Weather Watch

With another significant storm on the horizon, bringing gusts of up to 45 mph and an expected 3 to 4 inches of rain, safety should be your top priority. For those venturing out, please take all necessary precautions.

Spring Fishing Outlook

Spring has indeed sprung, and with it comes the promise of bountiful catches. We’re all waiting for the perfect alignment of weather, water temperatures, and fish activity. Soon, we’ll be living the dream with tight lines and stories to share.

Fishing Tips

As we anticipate better conditions, here are some tips to keep in mind. Remember, it’s not just about the catch, but the experience and connection with nature. Respectful of other anglers, the fish, and the environment, let’s make every fishing trip memorable