< By Lee Tolliver The Virginian-Pilot © December 31, 2014 VIRGINIA BEACH Willie Zimmerman sauntered down the Virginia Beach Fishing Center docks toward a small tent that was doing little to keep its occupants dry or warm. He dragged with him a fat striped bass that was drawing considerable attention – especially because it wasContinue reading “Anglers face new rockfish regulations starting in 2015”
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) – This weekend at the 10th annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout, one single fish was worth $175,000 dollars. How can that happen? Chris Reckling has the story from Virginia Beach. The $175,000 Rockfish.
30.55 Pound Striper Wins The Shotout! After almost three days of fishing in the 10th annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout everybody was tied for first place. Nothing at all had been caught. Most fish were well outside of the three mile limits, where they are illegal to keep. So the scenario made Saturday, the final dayContinue reading “Miss Susie II wins the Mid Atlantic Rockfish Shootout with the only Fish Caught all Weekend”
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Leaders at the end of day 2: Artificial: Fishing Fever 1: 128.30, Fish Bomb II: 125.20, Finfinder II: 124.55, Nearwater: 122.95, Hot Rod 2: 122.85, Legacy I: 122.65, Instigator 1: 122.40 Live: YMurphy’s Irish Pub II: 106.50, Pit Crew II: 106.15, Max King’s Marine I: 100.65, Lady S: 97.55, Coastal Builders: 97.20, Atlas Lucky stripesContinue reading “Mid Atlantic Rockfish Shootout Day 2 Results”
As striped-bass anglers shuffled their catches in wheelbarrows to the weigh-ins for the ninth annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout, most of the crowd descended on a boom straining to lift a huge bluefin tuna onto another set of scales about a hundred yards down the dock. J.T. Holt of Virginia Beach was on Team Pimp FishContinue reading “Rockfish tourney makes a big catch – a 265-pound tuna”
Bill Dance stood in a sea of well-wishers at one of last week’s weigh-ins for the eighth annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout – his celebrity punctuated by his signature white hat with the orange “T” of his home state of Tennessee. Johnny Morris stood on the outside, unassumingly shaking a few hands and talking toContinue reading “Money hasn’t changed humble Bass Pro founder”
And they are pretty impressive for a striped bass fishing tournament. Eighth-annual Mid-Atlantic Rockfish Shootout overall winner Daddy’s Dream 3, which edged Wave Runner by less than a pound, banked $73,453. Wave Runner’s runner-up take of $34,833 wasn’t too shabby either. Third place Bay Custom 3 walked away with $20,596. The total payout forContinue reading “2011 Rockfish Shootout .. money totals are in”