Rudee Inlet Professional Review and Guide
"Hard-core saltwater fly anglers are always on the lookout for hotspots and few offer the options of Rudee Inlet in the heart of Virginia Beach. It is just the ticket for anglers in need of a quick saltwater fix. Rudee Inlet, the southernmost inlet before North Carolina, is sort of hiding in the wide open waiting to be discovered. As near as I can tell, only the kayak anglers are making the most of this area—and even they will tell you that it’s not being fished to its fullest potential.
Types of Fish: There are lots of saltwater species to choose from in this fishery. The main species is striper and puppy drum however you can also catch flounder, croaker and speckled trout. This fly-fishing chapter describes the "where, when, and how" for fishing in this area. It includes a full-page map and information on the known hatches, suggested equipment to use, the best flies to use, season, limits, nearby accommodations, and camping."