Cobia remain along the bridge pilings of the CBBT, with some pods in open water as they group to move off. Reports of 50-pounds caught on live bait and bucktails. Tautog now are legal to keep and more should show around wrecks, artificial reefs and the rocks of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel as waters cool. Sheepshead should remain along the CBBT span for several more weeks.
Red drum are still being reported along the barrier islands, and in the surf along Fisherman’s island on the rise.
Flounder have still been working at the mouth of the Bay near the 1st and 2nd islands of the CBBT – reports some fish up to 5 pounds. Other flounder action has been reported near Kiptopeke wrecks.
Croaker action is being reported as good around old oyster beds, with some reports of up to 3 pounds around Oyster.
Travis Brothers spearfishing for Sheepshead near CBBT