Surf Fishing

October 24, 2020
Surf fishermen’s plans to get on the beach this past spring came to a screeching halt when Covid-19 reared its ugly head and local, state, and federal beaches were closed, dashing hopes of dragging a…
September 7, 2020
It’s two in the morning and a white pickup truck rolls into my driveway, so I rub my eyes, grab my gear, and jump into the truck for our three-hour drive to the beaches of Assateague Island. I close…
August 15, 2020
The dog days of summer are upon us. The ocean is warm, beach sand burns your feet, and surf fishing can be good — really good. This is not the time to try and drag a big monster bluefish or black…
March 5, 2020
Many of us vacation in places like Ocean City or Virginia Beach, and for the typical beach-goer, there is sun, sand, and water. Ocean waves are ideal for jumping, body surfing, and having fun at the…
October 11, 2019
I had the opportunity to field test Shimano’s new surf reel, the SpeedMaster 14000XTC matched to the Shimano Speed Master 10’6” SPMS106MH2 surf rod, which is rated as medium-heavy with moderate…
October 9, 2019
“In the entire circle of the year there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October,” said author Alexander Smith, and although it may not have been his intention that pretty much sums up…
April 11, 2019
This spring, somewhere between the last week of April and first week of May, long, lean, hungry schools of blues averaging eight to 10 pounds should once again invade Delmarva and especially…
October 6, 2018
Maybe you already have some surf fishing tips up your sleeve, and you checked out our article How to Go Surf Fishing for Sharks but want to go after a broader range of species. Either way, on the…
August 10, 2018
Surf fishing isn’t always the most productive form of angling, but it’s incredibly relaxing, and at times can produce a nice cooler full of fish. Ready to get in on some action in the suds? Be sure…
July 19, 2018
Summer is a season when everyone seems to get what they want: offshore waters are prime for tuna trolling, fly-fishermen up towards the Gunpowder and Savage rivers are enjoying the last few bits of…