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First time fishing this place. Drove 4 hrs on Thurs, 3 Nov, to get there. Mostly sunny, 60s, and breezy (NE wind). Waves were fairly rough. I couldn't cast past the breaking waves, well over a hundred yds out. Used two surf rods with frozen cut-bait and shrimp; baited rigs were in the water around noon. Caught a small puffer. I also threw a variety of lures in the wind/waves; nothing.

As far I could see along the beach, there were no other fisherman. Wind/waves got worst, so I quit after 4 hrs.

Maybe try Chic's Beach, Lynnhaven, or wherever next time. I'm not seeing a lot of surf fishing reports....so, hmmm...maybe it's time to hang it up for the year.
 

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Getting really late in the season for Dam Neck - made my last trip there last week was pretty slow with a short flounder a couple of short trout - would not write it off though - much more consistent fishing June through mid October.
Would consider trying one of the piers still open in the area: Buckroe, Oceanview or James River fishing pier.
I've been going out to the Green Mile pier recently - free pier in Newport News - a little bit of a drive from VB - the night trout bite can be good - but the lights have been off the last two nights - not able to fish - don't know what's going on with that - maybe a couple more weeks from the piers depending on weather/water temp
 

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First time fishing this place. Drove 4 hrs on Thurs, 3 Nov, to get there. Mostly sunny, 60s, and breezy (NE wind). Waves were fairly rough. I couldn't cast past the breaking waves, well over a hundred yds out. Used two surf rods with frozen cut-bait and shrimp; baited rigs were in the water around noon. Caught a small puffer. I also threw a variety of lures in the wind/waves; nothing.

As far I could see along the beach, there were no other fisherman. Wind/waves got worst, so I quit after 4 hrs.

Maybe try Chic's Beach, Lynnhaven, or wherever next time. I'm not seeing a lot of surf fishing reports....so, hmmm...maybe it's time to hang it up for the year.
I usually quit fishing Dam Neck the first week of Nov as thats when it pretty much shuts down f/activity. I wouldn't be too concerned to cast over the 100 yd breakers. I've had some of my best success up close in the suds. I usually have one rod way out there but for the vast majority they are spread from real up close (7yds) to about 20-30 yds. I use fish finder rigs on my heavers and pomp rigs w/fresh shrimp/fishbites and/or sandfleas on my 9ft rods when they are around. Hopefully next year will be better for ya. Tight lines!
 

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Went to the Green Mile on Saturday night and it was locked up. Heard they are fixing lights and replacing boards. As of today (Monday) it was still closed. Had a good ribbonfish bite last week…not sure if the cold snap will end it. Rudee Inlet should still have some trout.
 
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