Sand Spike – Surf Fishing Rod Holders

Sand Spike Surf Fishing rod holders

Sand Spike can mean a couple of different things. One is a spike driven in the ground and used as an anchor to tie up boats along the shoreline. The other and the one we’ll be discussing, is a rod holder driven into the sand along the beachfront to hold your fishing rods while you … Read more

Surf Fishing Destination- 5 Steps to Planning A Trip – The Gorgeous Outer Banks, NC

Planning a trip - gorgeous outer banks of North Carolina

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 is … Read more

8 Good Surf Fishing Rod and Reel Combos

8 best 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 to … Read more

5 Best Saltwater Surf Fishing Rigs

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. And many times, things like rocks, seaweed, sandbars and sharp shells to foul or cut you line. In places, there will be various fish species that have some rather sharp … Read more

What is Beach Fishing?

what is beach fishing?

What is Beach Fishing? What is it, and how is beach fishing 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 … Read more

What is Surf Fishing?

what is surf fishing

Maybe you’ve been at the beach with the family and noticed people with long rods casting out into the surf, or watched fishermen wade out into the waves bobbing up and down in the surf and chunking baits. Perhaps you’ve only seen surf fishing or beach fishing mentioned on fishing blogs or message boards, and … Read more

2 Best Baits for Fishing the Beach

best baits for beach fishing

You’re thinking of taking the family down to the beach for a little vacation and want to try a some surf fishing while you’re there. Beach fishing can be a lot of fun, exciting and productive. You never know what might grab your line. We’ve covered the basics of Surf fishing in earlier posts, in … Read more