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Lake Anna State Park

6800 Lawyers Rd., Spotsylvania, VA 22551; Phone: 540-854-5503; Email: LakeAnna@dcr.virginia.gov



Leesylvania State Park

2001 Daniel K. Ludwig Dr., Woodbridge, VA 22191; Phone: 703-730-8205; Email: Leesylvania@dcr.virginia.gov



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Tournaments Anna Point Marina 2018

APRIL

SAT 4-14 VA ELITE 70 STEVE CAMP 804-516-0669
SAT 4-28 VA BASS FEDERATION REGION 1 LEE BLOUNT 703-217-2981

MAY

SUN 5-6 SUNDAY MORNING BASS SERIES 6:45A-11:45A CHRIS or DAVE 540895-5900 EXT 5
SAT 5-12 ANNA POINT MARINA/FISH TALES YOUTH FISHING TOURNAMENT  9AM-1PM  CHRIS or DAVE      540-895-5900 EXT5   (RAIN DATE WILL BE SAT 5-19)
SAT 5-12 FEDERATION NATION REGION 6 LYNDON JOHNSON 804-943-7865  6AM-3PM
SUN 5-13 SUNDAY MORNING BASS SERIES 6:30A-11:30A CHRIS or DAVE 540895-5900 EXT 5
SUN 5-20  SUNDAY MORNING BASS SERIES 6:15A-11:15A CHRIS or DAVE 540895-5900 EXT 5
SUN 5-27  SUNDAY MORNING BASS SERIES 6A-11A CHRIS or DAVE 540895-5900 EXT 5




TOURNAMENTS RESULTS



http://sturgeoncreekmarina.com/tournaments.htm

Steve Camp Elite 70

Lake Anna
April 14th
Place Team # Fish Weight Deduct big Fish Total
1 SEAN STEPP-JACOB POWROZNIK 5/5 19.3 5.2 19.3
2 STEVE MILLER-TIMMY JONES 5/5 17.96 5.42 17.96
3 BUBBA PARTIN-DAVE BIVINS 5/5 17.04 5.1 17.04
4 WAYNE VAUGHAN-MITCH BLAKENSHIP 5/5 16.94 6.24 16.94
5 MATT MARTIN-JOSH HALL 5/5 15.06 15.06
6 STEVE CAMP-BLAKE SHARP 5/5 13.89 5.92 13.89
7 CODY PIKE-SCOTT BANTON 5/5 13.05 13.05
8 MIKE HICKS-KEN PRESLEY 5/5 12.91 12.91
9 MARK BELEW-GABE SCOTT 5/5 12.44 12.44
10 DON WHEELER-GREG COOPER 5/5 12.29 12.29

Larry Martin

BFL-Potomac River - 4-21-18

1 RONALD CALDEIRA MIDDLETOWN, DE 21 - 6 (5) 21 - 6 (5) 21 - 6 (5) 21 - 6 (5) $6,796
2 ANTHONY EBEL DAVIDSONVILLE, MD 19 - 12 (5) 19 - 12 (5) 19 - 12 (5) 19 - 12 (5) $3,843
3 RICK MCFAUL PHOENIX, MD 19 - 11 (5) 19 - 11 (5) 19 - 11 (5) 19 - 11 (5) $2,134
4 JEREMY MATHIAS MONROVIA, MD 19 - 7 (5) 19 - 7 (5) 19 - 7 (5) 19 - 7 (5) $1,352
5 BRIAN BARNES SEAFORD, DE 18 - 14 (5) 18 - 14 (5) 18 - 14 (5) 18 - 14 (5) $1,159
6 ANDREW HEIVLY MALVERN, PA 18 - 8 (5) 18 - 8 (5) 18 - 8 (5) 18 - 8 (5) $1,063
7 KENNY GARIPPA TOBYHANNA, PA 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) $869
7 MATT STOUPA COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) $969
7 DANIEL GRAY BUTLER, PA 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) 18 - 7 (5) $869
10 THOMAS ARENS PURCELLVILLE, VA 18 - 2 (5) 18 - 2 (5) 18 - 2 (5) 18 - 2 (5) $676
11 JOE HUNT LINCOLN UNIVERSITY, PA 17 - 14 (5) 17 - 14 (5) 17 - 14 (5) 17 - 14 (5) $609
12 HARRY MOORE CLARINGTON, OH 17 - 10 (5) 17 - 10 (5) 17 - 10 (5) 17 - 10 (5) $560
13 TOM KNEE NEWTOWN SQUARE, PA 17 - 9 (5) 17 - 9 (5) 17 - 9 (5) 17 - 9 (5) $541
14 ELWOOD (WOODY) NESS MOUNT AIRY, MD 17 - 7 (5) 17 - 7 (5) 17 - 7 (5) 17 - 7 (5) $512
15 BRYAN FOLINO CHESIRE, MA 17 - 6 (5) 17 - 6 (5) 17 - 6 (5) 17 - 6 (5) $483
16 TODD LANGFORD GREAT FALLS, VA 17 - 2 (5) 17 - 2 (5) 17 - 2 (5) 17 - 2 (5) $464

4-22-2018
Fish Tales Open Team Tournament
12 Boats

1st- Josh Hall/Wayne Dorman 15.99 pounds
2nd- Nate Keller/Jeff Jones 14-98 Pounds
Big Fish- Corey Byars/Mike Farrish 6.10 Pounds



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Maryland Weekly Fishing Report April 18, 2018



Weekly Fishing Report: Includes April Outlook

Steve Chaconas National Bass Guide Service

Waiting for Azaleas to Bloom


Like clockwork, when my 60-year-old red azaleas bloom, it’s time for the bass spawn. Length of day and warm weather makes these events concurrent...almost.
Water is holding around 60 and rising. Nice weather week ahead. Mid 60s into the 70s by the weekend. Overnight lows around 50. Chance of rain on Wednesday. 
One issue, muddy water. Surprise torrential downpours in our area and especially in the West Virginia section of the Potomac brought very muddy water to the Tidal POTOMAC for a week. Water should be clearing this week. Taking into consideration water clarity. Clear water is at least 3 feet of visibility. Very muddy only 6 inches. 


FISHING REPORT By Charlie Taylor

Fishing Report - April 20, 2018

INCLUDING REPORTS FOR:: POTOMAC RIVER - D.C. - POTOMAC RIVER - BELOW WOODROW WILSON BRIDGE - OCCOQUAN RIVER - OCCOQUAN RESERVOIR - BURKE LAKE - LAKE BRITTLE - FARM PONDS - POTOMAC RIVER - UPPER - RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER - SHENANDOAH RIVER - MATTAPONI/PAMUNKEY RIVERS - LAKE ANNA - LAKE ORANGE - JAMES RIVER - LAKE CHESDIN - CHICKAHOMINY RIVER - CHICKAHOMINY LAKE - LITTLE CREEK RESERVOIR - BACK BAY - SUFFOLK LAKES - LAKE GASTON -BUGGS ISLAND LAKE - BRIERY CREEK & SANDY RIVER RESERVOIRS - SMITH MOUNTAIN LAKE - LEESVILLE RESERVOIR - LAKE MOOMAW - PHILPOTT LAKE - NEW RIVER - SOUTH HOLSTON RESERVOIR - FLANNAGAN RESERVOIR - CLAYTOR LAKE - TROUT STREAMS

OVERVIEW - Lots of rain fell early this week, creating rising and stained water. Be careful and call ahead before venturing out. Throughout the state, good fish are being caught. Patience and persistence is sometimes necessary, along with an understanding of what fish are doing during this season of the year. The better baits for bass are normally rattling crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic lizards and creature baits. Topwater jerk baits are coming into their own as the water temperatures rise.

Lake Anna APRIL OUTLOOK Chris Craft
Anna Point Marina/Fish Tales Tackle Manager
540-895-5900 ext5

BASS- Spring has finally sprung and the bass are heading into the shallows. At the end of March, in the extreme down lake region we already had a few bass on the beds. By the end of the first week of April, there will be many on the bed and even more up and cruising the banks looking for love.

Damiki Armor Shad soft jerkbaits and Dave's Tournament Tackle Tigershad Spinnerbaits are two of my favorite way to catch bass this month. Fish them in and around the emerging willow grass, be sure to kill your bait on the outside edge of the grass and let it sink out of sight.

You can catch fish around and under boat docks all month long on shakey head rigged plastics, jigs, soft jerkbaits and shallow running crankbaits. Look for docks that have bluegill or crappie around them.

As we get closer to the end of the month, the shad and herring spawn will come into play, look for the on long shallow rocky points, rip rap banks, in front of sea walls (bulk heads) and on bluff rock banks first thing in the morning. Jerkbaits, spinnerbaits and top water baits will catch fish in and around this spawn.

If fishing for spawning fish, drop shot rigged plastics, shakey head rigged plastics and the Double "D" Skirtted Harvester Rig are great ways to fool these bass into biting. Just please remember C-P-R..... Catch-Photo-Release as these fish are our future in this lake remaining one of the best fisheries in Va.

CRAPPIE- These tasty panfish are headed to the shallows in droves, look for the around boat docks, beaver huts, willow grass and rock piles in the up lake region of the lake.

Two inch curl tail grubs rigged on a 1/16oz jig head will produce many fish for you. If you are catching only the smaller males up shallow, back off and fish deeper and slower, as the larger females are staged just out in front of them.

The will bite a variety of colors, we all have our favorite colors and here are a few of mine..... John Deere Green (Tractor Green), Wally World, Green Weenie and Electric Chicken.

If the bite is slow, small minnows rigged on a slip bobber is a great back up and sometimes you may need to employee minnows to get a school fired up.

STRIPER- You can catch striper in the uplake regions of the lake all month long. Bass Assassin Sea Shads rigged on a 1/4oz jig head, broken back redfins and top water walking baits will all produce fish. Loo for them above the 522 bridge on the North Anna arm of the lake and from the S-Turns up to 522 in Pamunkey.

LAKE LEVEL- Full Pool
WATER TEMPS
DOWN LAKE- 60-62 Degrees
MID LAKE- 57-60 Degrees
UP LAKE- 59-63

Chris Craft
Anna Point Marina/Fish Tales Tackle Manager
540-895-5900 ext5



FISHING REPORT April 19, 2018

Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star

RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER: Chris Hicks describes the river as “chocolate milk” near Port Royal thanks to the recent rains and hopes it will clear by the weekend. Anglers caught plenty of catfish last Saturday before the rains, but few bass. Shad and herring are still in the river if you can find them.

POTOMAC RIVER: Reel Bass Adventures reports water temperatures rising in the creeks into the 60s, mobilizing bass during the day. But chilly nights, heavy rains and wind make fishing challenging on some days. The popular grass flats up and down the river show good catches being made on spinner baits, chatter baits, hard and soft jerk baits, swim baits and plastics. Crappie continue to hang around wood and docks. Small crappie tubes or minnows work well.

Chickahominy Lake Fishing Report – April 18, 2018

Posted on April 18, 2018 by Capt. Art

Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service (804-514-1486) out of
Ed Allen’s Boats and Bait reported that Chickahominy Lake mid-day water
temperatures were in the low to mid 60’s in the main lake and in the creeks
on Wednesday (4/18/2018). The lake level was a few inches above the top of
the dam. The water was light brown and very slightly cloudy in the central
lake.

Fishing Forecast | After a long winter, it's time to get back on the water

The Virginian-Pilot

By Lee Tolliver
A
pril 11, 2018

Welcome back to The Virginian-Pilot’s twice-a-month Fishing Forecast. It’s been a long, often very strange winter, but it looks like — based on the weather forecast — that spring might actually be trying to happen.

There was some pretty decent fishing to be had over the winter. Bluefin action was fantastic for the short time the feds would allow mid-Atlantic anglers to catch a few. Yellowfin and wahoo catches out of the Outer Banks pleased captains well beyond the usual slowdown time.

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New Proposal for Hooks, Bait, Striped Bass

Maryland Department of Natural Resources sent this bulletin at 04/11/2018

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2018 Kickin' Bass Fishing Tournament

2018 marks the 5th year of the Prince William and Stafford County Sheriff Office's Kickin' Bass Fishing Tournament for Special Olympics Virginia. Please donate to the event or join us on May 18.

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I still need boaters... 7 to 2 Saturday May 12th Osborne landing and I am feeding you so why not come???

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Wet Line Productions Charity Bass Series 2018 Partlow Ruritan Club fundraiser. WLPCBS Inaugural event. Join us for a day of fishing followed by an exciting Weigh in & raffle of awesome products donated by our sponsors & supporters. Be part of something special, giving back to local charity!

Here are the Current 2018 Dates & Locations:


Saturday May 19, 2018: 7a -3p James River/ Osborne Landing
Henrico Humane Society Fundraiser

Saturday June 16, 2018: 7a -3p James River/ Osborne Landing
Special Olympics of Virginia Fundraiser

Saturday July 28, 2018: 7a -3p James River / Osborne Landing
Blue Ridge Food Bank Fundraiser/ Co-Sponsor Bold Rock-Hard Cider

Saturday August 25,2018: 7a -3p James River /Osborne Landing
JMU Bass Fishing Team James River Fundraiser

Saturday October 13, 2018: 7a -3p James River / Osborne Landing
Sportable Fundraiser

Saturday October 20, 2018: 7a -3p High Point Marina, LKA. Charity TBD by High Point Marina.


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Anna Point Marina and Fish Tales will be "Tournament Central" on Lake Anna as the 2018 fishing season kicks into high gear.

The Anna Point Marina/Fish Tales Big Fish Contest will continue through the month of April and we will pay $100 or a yearly ramp pass ($150 value) to the angler that catches the largest Bass, Crappie or Striper for the month of April. The rules are very simple........

1- MUST LAUNCH FROM ANNA POINT MARINA and pay
the $10 ramp fee of be a yearly ramp pass holder.
2- Anglers fishing with a guide or employee must pay ramp fee before outing.
3- ALL fish must be weighed on porch scale at Fish Tales.
4- Tournament caught fish are eligible, however they must be weighed on porch scales as well.
5- Live and artificial bait is allowed.
6- All anglers in the boat are eligible with the paid ramp fee.

GOOD LUCK TO EVERYONE!!!!!!!!!!!

FISHING TOURNAMENTS


SAT 4-22 AUGUSTA COUNTY BASS JONS 7A-3P DOUG FITZGERALD 540-910-0078
SAT 4-29 SHENANDOAH VALLEY BASS ROB HOTTINGER 540-271-2957
SUN 4-30 SHENANDOAH VALLEY BASS ROB HOTTINGER 540-271-2957


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