surf fishing


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Noun1.surf fishing - casting (artificial) bait far out into the ocean (up to 200 yards) with the waves breaking around yousurf fishing - casting (artificial) bait far out into the ocean (up to 200 yards) with the waves breaking around you
casting, cast - the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
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Oldest continuously run team surf fishing tournament on the East Coast.
Please use caution when conducting activities near the ocean, such as swimming and surf fishing," a Japanese weather agency official told a news briefing.
Whether spending a day fishing the Gulf Stream, hanging back on the shore for surf fishing, or creeping into the backwater for a little fly-casting, fish are abundant and ready to bite.
There's surf fishing from the sands of Llangennith, monster pollack and wrasse in the rocky gullies and sandy bays of the Gower Peninsula, reef and wreck fishing in Cardigan Bay.
If scrambling around on jagged, sometimes slippery rocks seems too treacherous for you, surf fishing is another option.
Anglers have the best luck either trolling or drifting with large plugs, spoons, bait or eels, or surf fishing with casting plugs, spoons or jigs.
Visitors can be found surf fishing, sunbathing, swimming, beach combing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, and surfing.
Camping facilities are available, and visitors can try their luck at deep sea or surf fishing, or fishing from the pier.
Last August I went surf fishing in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.
For most Pacific surf fishing, I use sinking shooting-taper lines (200 to 350 grains; or 400+ for heavy surf conditions) with short- to medium-length leaders (5 to 8 feet).
Then follow chapters on lures, other needed gear and clothing, surf casting techniques, reading the surf, beach buggies, fishing from jetties, piers, and bridges, and other types of surf fishing. A final chapter gives basic data on the popular surfcaught species and recommended tackle, baits, lures, and hook sizes for them.