Two huge red drum were caught in local waters in late May, qualifying for citations from the Virginia Saltwater Fishing Tournament.
Jason West of Shacklefords, caught and released a 58-inch drum in Mobjack Bay on May 30, and Roane Booker of Gloucester, caught and released a 56-inch drum on May 27 in North River. West was jigging for fish and Booker was fishing with bait.
Other residents earning citations reported in the June 8 issue of vasaltwaterjournal.com were:
Christopher R. Harris of Hayes, 17-pound, 2-ounce blueline tilefish caught May 30 in Norfolk Canyon;
Donald W. Marshall of Gloucester, 5-pound, 5-ounce speckled trout caught June 3 in North River;
Douglas N. Hegamyer of Gloucester, 7-pound, 2-ounce speckled trout caught May 21 in Ware River;
Jeffrey A. Brown of Gloucester, 5-pound, 4-ounce speckled trout caught May 15 in Mobjack Bay;
Daniel McFarland of Gloucester, 5-pound, 8-ounce speckled trout caught May 13 in Mobjack Bay; and
William M. Anderson o...
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