Surf Fishing – Planning A Trip – Outer Banks, NC

  Some of us, like myself, are lucky enough to live close to great surf fishing destinations. For the rest, some travel is required and it can be long distance trip. I thought it might help to go through the planning steps for a surf fishing vacation to a new and unfamiliar location. The world […]


Bull Redfish From The Surf

      The Running of The Bulls   When Surf Fishing along the Gulf Coast, one of the most prized targets, is the Bull Redfish. Redfish or Red Drum, roam the beach front and will give you and your tackle a work out. Great sport to catch, they pull like a freight train and […]


Surf Fishing Rod and Reel Combos

  If you are looking to give surf fishing a try, or maybe considering adding another rod/reel to your gear, there are some good rod and reel combos matched just for surf fishing. If you’re on a budget, or new to the sport\, this can be a great way to get your feet wet, so […]


Surf Fishing Reels

  Surf Fishing, like most other types of fishing, has some specialized gear. One of the most important pieces of gear for Surf Fishing, is the reel. Surf reels are exposed to saltwater and need to be constructed with corrosion resistant materials. They also need to have a larger line capacity for casting long distances […]


Saltwater Surf Fishing Rigs

Fishing the surf zone along the beach requires some specialized tackle. More often than not, there will be wave action and currents to deal with. In places, there will be various fish species that have some rather sharp teeth as well. I covered surf fishing rods in a previous post and in this article, I […]


Shark Fishing from the Beach

  The beach, the point where land meets the sea, is where land based fishermen can pursue the various fish species that call the ocean home. Some of the largest and most exciting are the various shark species that frequent the beach front. The apex predator of the ocean will come surprisingly close to the […]


Fishing in a Kayak

    Yes, you can fish in a kayak from the beach. Kayaks have made their way into beach fishing and surf fishing. Pretty much in any body of water no matter how big or small, you will find kayaks. It’s no different on the beach or in the surf, Kayaks have become a valuable […]


Surf Fishing Carts – Fish N Mate Sr Cart Review

There are times when surf or beach fishing, that access to the beach front is limited. Some areas have closed beaches to motorized vehicles for safety reasons. Many State and National Park beaches have restricted access. Then in remote locations, there may simply be no road access at all to the beach. If you want […]


What is Beach Fishing?

  Beach Fishing? What is it, and how is it different from any other type of fishing? Good questions and I’ll try to answer them here. Basically anywhere you can get sand between your toes, you’re at the beach. Chances are very good that the fish are there as well. The good earth is mostly […]


Surf Fishing Rods – Best Bang for the Buck

Surf fishing, like most other types of fishing, has some specialized gear for the conditions you’ll be fishing in. One of those specialized pieces of equipment is Surf Fishing Rods. Surf fishing Rods are longer and heavier duty than standard freshwater or bay fishing rods.   The extra length is for casting baits longer distances […]