Where are the Best Beaches for Beach Fishing?
Juno Beach, FL
Sebastian Inlet, FL
Cape Cod, MA
Eastern Shore, VA
Outside the US
Puntarenas, Costa Rica
Cabo San Lucas and Los Cabos, Mexico
Beach Fishing 101
What is shore fishing?
Beach fishing, surf fishing, shore fishing: they all refer to the same thing. Fishing without using a boat. According to Wikipedia, “Surf fishing is the sport of catching fish standing on the shoreline or wading in the surf. A general term, surf fishing may or may not include casting a lure or bait, and refers to all types of shore fishing – from sandy and rocky beaches, rock jetties, or even fishing piers. The terms surfcasting or beachcasting refer more specifically to surf fishing from the beach by casting into the surf at or near the shoreline. With few exceptions, surf fishing is done in saltwater.”
What’s the best bait for beach fishing?
The best bait for beach fishing depends on what you’re trying to catch. Generally, mole crabs, squid, sandworms, ragworms, bloodworms, shrimp, mullet and hard/soft shell crab are good choices, but if in doubt, ask an employee at a local bait shop.
What’s the best rod for beach fishing?
The best rod for beach fishing is one that…
- Is between 7′ and 18′ with an extended butt section. The ideal length of the rod depends on the casting distance necessary.
- Has a saltwater spinning reel.
- Holds 20 to 25 pounds of fishing line.
Is there a difference between this type of rod and the best fishing rod for beach casting?
What’s the best rig for beach fishing?
The best rig for beach fishing is the fish finder rig.
What are the best lures for beach fishing?
According to LiveOutdoors, the top 3 lures for surf fishing are…
- Metal Spoons
- Soft Plastic Jigs
What are the best tides for beach fishing?
The best tide for surf fishing is high tide because that’s when fish come in to feed. This is especially true if high tide occurs at dawn or dusk.
Is there a best reef for beach fishing?
Most reefs require a boat to access, so they don’t qualify as beach fishing destinations.
To many joyful beach experiences!
— Lisa Dworkin