City and Chincoteague anglers target the Spotted Sea trout near Assateague from
the surf to it's inland waters. Speckled Trout are most commonly caught from spring
through fall near flats, channels, and holes at places like Chincoteague Bay.
Silvery and gray in color and a variety of tones with many black spots on both
3-4 pounds with larger fish weighing up to 10 pounds taken at times. A potential
for 15 pounds or more is also there for the lucky few.
A hard fighter on a variety of baits, light gear can be used while fishing near
Assateague Island and it's nearby grassy shorelines. The Speckled trout is a good
tasting fish and many coastal angler's and salt water fishermen along the chesapeake
bay cook it in a variety of ways.
and baitcasting. Best natural baits are peeler crabs, live baitfish and strips
of cut fish. Popular lures include jigs, while many folks have caught these trout
on shinners near Assateague's inlets as well.
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