1 rescued, 1 missing after boat capsizes in Va Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

Rescuers are searching for a man after a fishing boat capsized near the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
    Virginia Beach authorities say a second fisherman was rescued and was taken to a local hospital. He’s expected to recover.

1 rescued, 1 missing after boat capsizes in Va | WSLS 10

NASCAR’S NEWMAN KEEPS EYE ON TRACK, HOT FISHING SPOTS

Just three hours before the first of two Nationwide Series practice sessions on Thursday at Talladega Superspeedway, Ryan Newman was still trying to unlock the secrets of what lay in front of him.

There was nothing wrong with the Chevrolet that he would drive for Kevin Harvick in those two practice sessions later in the day. Tony Stewart’s teammate was a few miles down the road from the track, at Lake Logan Martin, trying to figure out why the bass were so slow to bite.

NASCAR’S NEWMAN KEEPS EYE ON TRACK, HOT FISHING SPOTS – al.com

Stripers biting, others flounder – Jersey Shore

Striped bass fishing is off to a good start, and hopes are up for further improvement as bigger fish move in during the next couple of months. On the other hand, winter flounder fishing continues at a very low level while yet another zero has been recorded for the traditional spring mackerel run.

Stripers biting, others flounder – Jersey Shore Fishing – NJ.com

Maryland Weekend Fishing Report

Just about everybody agrees that the start of the Maryland trophy rockfish season last Saturday began more with a whimper than a bang, but some of the boaters who trolled the Chesapeake’s waters with massive parachute bucktails and umbrella rigs that contained a series of Sassy Shad lures connected.

Weekend Fishing Report – Washington Times

Fishing forecast for the week of April 23 – April 30

The current leader in the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament – a 21-pound, 13-ouncer caught several weeks ago by Virginia Beach’s Skip Feller – is thought to be one of the top 10 togs ever caught.

CATCHES OF THE WEEK
Bluefin tuna

– Matthew Seckers, Exmore, 68-inch release, Cigar seamount offshore.
– Nathaniel Torbert, Virginia Beach, 110-0, 100-fathom line offshore.
Blueline tilefish
– Trick Standing, Virginia Beach, 17-1, 100-fathom line offshore.
Chain pickerel
– Richard Carney, Portsmouth, 24 1/2-inch release, Western Branch Reservoir.
Crappie
– Garrett Hedspeth, 9, Virginia Beach, 15 1/2-inch release, Lake Trant.
– Emre Smith, 6, Virginia Beach, 2-1, private pond.
– John Smith, Virginia Beach, 15-inch release and 2-2, private pond.
Flounder
– Andrew Keisel, Norfolk, 10-7, Lynnhaven Inlet.
Largemouth bass
– Brandon Sheppard, Portsmouth, 7-10 and 6-3, Lone Star Lakes.
Sailfish release
– Scott Schuster, Virginia Beach, off Hatteras.
Sea bass
– Donald Haynes, Norfolk, 5-2, Norfolk Canyon.
Tautog
– Harold Ausley, Kiptopeke, 9-8, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
– Robert Balcom, Virginia Beach, 12-0. Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
– Harry Barr, Virginia Beach, 23-inch release, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
– Rizacina Keys, Virginia Beach, 10-12, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
– Ronnie Larkin, Portsmouth, 17-0, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
– John Patrick, Virginia Beach, 10-0, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
– Bill Susewind, Virginia Beach, 23-inch release, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
– David Thompson, Portsmouth, 15-12 and 9-10, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.
– David A. Wood, Virginia Beach, 12-4, Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel.

Fishing forecast for the week of April 23 – April 30 | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com

Virginia waterman sentenced in poaching case

A Virginia waterman was sentenced in U.S. District Court today to one year and one day in prison and a $4,000 fine and was ordered to make $40,000 in restitution for his part in the largest striped bass poaching case in the history of the Chesapeake Bay.
With family and friends watching, Thomas Hallock, 48, of Catharpin, Va., was ordered by Judge Peter Messitte to surrender to marshals on May 22 to begin serving his sentence. One month after his release, Hallock will be required to pay $300 a month for 36 months, after which time the court will work out the terms for the remainder of his restitution

Virginia waterman sentenced in poaching case — baltimoresun.com