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Weekly Fishing Report: + September Outlook
Steve Chaconas National Bass Guide Service
The Muddiest Year
The Potomac has had more high muddy water this year than ever before.
Rain continues with thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday. Sun for the rest of the week. Highs around 80 with lows in the mid 60s. Water temperature around 70. Water clarity will improve and tide cycles are close to normal
Last week tides were 3-5 feet higher than normal. This pushed fish well into unreachable areas. This week, morning low tides will position fish at the deeper ends of docks, the ends of lay downs, drops and edges, as well as any grass patches.
FISHING REPORT By Charlie Taylor
CONTAINS REPORTS FOR MOST LAKES, RESERVOIRS
AND RIVERS AROUND THE STATE
Fishing Report - September 14, 2018
POTOMAC RIVER - D.C. - Fletcher's Boathouse is closed for rentals due to high water. Largemouth and smallmouth bass are being caught along the Virginia bank above Key Bridge. Crankbaits, spinnerbaits and live crayfish are the best producers. Crappie are schooling up, taking small minnows and tiny jigs in Fletcher's Cove and around the docks in Washington Channel and Washington Sailing Marina. Catfish are plentiful, taking clam snouts, nightcrawlers and cut bait. Main river bridge pilings and other submerged cover are holding good bass. Some rocky points and shorelines are also attracting bass. Crankbaits, spinnerbaits and plastic baits are the preferred baits.
Anna Point Marina August Report
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Anna Point Marina/Fish Tales Tackle Manager
Reports from the Rappahannock River and other lakes were not contributed due to the potential of condition changes from the expected hurricane.
RAPPAHANNOCK RIVER: Chris Hicks reports muddy water from this week’s heavy rainfall has made the water nearly unfishable, the latest blow in a difficult year.
POTOMAC RIVER: Reel Bass Adventures reports water temperatures have dropped and bass activity is on the increase. Start the day with top water lures over and around grass beds that show bait or crawfish activity.
Capt. Art Conway of Conway’s River Rat Guide Service
(804-514-1486) out of
September 6, 2018
Saltwater-Updated: September 14, 2018
(Next Update: September 21, 2018)
Saltwater- There were some outstanding catches of Cobia made earlier this week, and over the weekend. However, with Florence spinning out in the Atlantic, and getting close to shore, things may get tricky this weekend. Buckroe Pier closed down on Wed. due to the approaching storm
Freshwater-27 lbs won a 2 day tournament out of Hopewell this past weekend. Kevin Gregory and Travis Heath were the winners. These weights are the average of what's been winning on bodies of water in our area. The Chickahominy is always an option for big Bass, but total weights have been down a little there also.
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What's Happening at Fletcher's Boathouse
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2018 ANGLER APPRECIATION TOURNAMENT ROSTER
6 hrs ·
SATURDAY OCT 27
As of 8-28-2018
1- Marc Lux/Nate Keller
Steve Camp is feeling frustrated.
Chris Craft and Fish Tales shared a post.
46 mins ·
ATTENTION.....IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT.....PLEASE READ AND SHARE!!!!!!
With the VA ELITE 70 CLASSIC having to be postponed from this weekend to the weekend of the AAT, if you had paid an entry for the AAT and will not be participating, please let us know on this post so we can pull your name from the roster.
We will refund your money, however, you will have to come see Chris or Dave in person at Fish Tales, as the checks have already been cashed and we will not mail cash.
We 100% support Steve Camp's decision on the reschedule and understand that safety is and will always be number one priority.
Fish Tales is with Travis Lugar and Costas Melendez.
16 hrs ·
SUNDAY MORNING BASS SERIES
1st- Travis Lugar/Costas Melendez 10.49 Pounds
20 hrs ·
SUNDAY MORNING BASS SERIES
1st- Larry Wollersheim/Preston Cox 12.80 Pounds
15 hrs ·
Sunday Morning Bass Series
1st- Steve Rose/Mark Mitchell 13.62 Pounds
ATTENTION! ATTENTION! ATTENTION!
The 2018 Veterans Heritage Fund Wounded Warriors Fall Bass Classic is being held in Sept 29, 2018.
We are in need of boat captains to take one or possibly two of our Veterans out fishing for a day and a little fun competition. I have attended this event for many years and look forward to it every year.
If you are available to volunteer as a boat captain, please get in touch with Brian Green at 540-847-3379.
You can also get in touch with Bob Critcher and he can pass your info along to Brian.
THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!!!!
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