Fishing Report

  CHESAPEAKE BAY/OCEAN/ OUTER BANKS Dr. Ken Neill III reports the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel and the Baltimore Channel have been productive for sight-fishing. The Inner Middle Grounds, York Spit and near buoy 18 have been good areas to anchor on a chum slick. On the Eastern Shore, a lot of tarpon are being seen and…

Fishing Forecast: Week of July 29 to Aug. 4 HamptonRoads.com

  White marlin action has been pretty good off the coast. The 21 boats fishing in the 14th annual Virginia Beach Invitational Marlin Tournament out of Rudee Inlet released 70, along with two sailfish and one blue marlin. Bluewater trollers also are finding tuna, dolphin and a few wahoo. Norfolk Canyon deep-droppers can expect grouper,…

Odyssey of an eco-warrior

  Having adventured enough for a while, Pete Bethune is settling into the quiet life of an author. And what a story he has to tell: the perils of a record-setting voyage around the world on his 78-foot biodiesel-fueled trihull Earthrace, then a year's stint with an anti-whaling organization that ended with Earthrace's sinking and…

Leaders listed in Virginia Fishing Tourney

  As of July 21 the standings are as follows: Black drum - James W. Johnson Jr., Gloucester (90-0); bluefish -- Pete Kelley, Virginia Beach (16-5); blueline tilefish --Pete Knott, Virginia Beach (21-12); cobia --Jules Warren, Virginia Beach (85-0); croaker -- James E. Egan Jr., Davidson, N.C. (3-12); dolphin -- Robert N. Smalley IV, Providence…

Va. Beach marina boss working hard to be green

  When she strolls around the massive expanse of her Marina at Marina Shores, she thinks she's making a difference for the environment. When she heads into the massive boat-storage building, she sees hundreds of vessels illuminated by light passing through plastic panels instead of energy-sponging electrical lights. "Green," she says. At the swimming pool,…

Virginia Beach Invitational Release Updates:

Below is the number of Releases on Thurs 07-23-2010: Wahoo: 0 Victory Lap: 1 Get R Done: 2 Waterman: 7 Canyon Express: 2 Tippecanoe: 5 Special D: 1 Sniper: 6 Reel Hot: 1 Warrior: 2     We will keep updating as the boats arrive.