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  1. Open Forum
    Ok, might have posted this before but can’t remember. When surf fishing, casting with a sliding weight (Carolina rig) and chunk of bait I’ve had issues with the two separating mid-air and reducing distance. Is that due to my casting technique and not getting enough whip or just general...
  2. Virginia
    Is any of the Norfolk beach decent for surf fishing? Or is it always too crowded with beach goers?
  3. Rod/Plug/Rig building
    Building mortician rigs but was wondering the preference for the hook part to be snelled, cinch knot or a loop knot. Or does it even matter. thanks in advance Peter
  4. Open Forum
    Hi guys, I have been seeing a lot of mullets on the surf pretty close (within 40 feet) and I would like to catch them on my surf rod. I don't have a cast net so I'm pretty much stuck with my rod. Mullets seems to concentrate on the surface and I assume them to be top water feeders. Should I...
  5. Open Forum
    It's been a while since I bought a reel for surf fishing, so I'd figured I'd ask the experts, or at least the ones using them more than me. I have an old Diawa 7000C and Penn 850SS, but would like to add another one to the arsenal. I've never used a conventional one, not gonna lie, they scare...
  6. North Carolina
    Hello everybody! Longtime lurker here and have appreciated all the tips and guidance. Taking my gradeschooler from Charlotte to the coast for a day trip this weekend. May not be the best time to go with the weather drop but beats the couch and neighborhood pond. As an semi- experienced...
  7. Open Forum
    my father passed away a few years back and I still have his penn peerless number 9 reels .....I finally want to put them in use ...what rods would you suggest for pier / surf ??? Thank you in advance
  8. Maryland/ Delaware
    Can someone please let me know where I can go to catch a striper from the shore or a pier. I have never caught one and I made a vow to land one this summer. I thought I'd come to the you, the experts. Thanks Also, where are other places other than Sandy Point that are pretty productive?
  9. Open Forum
    OK I know your all tired of the questions from the newbs, but my friend, the search button, is a coming up a little short. Down fishing the Alabama Gulf Coast, I seem to be ably to catch the ladyfish by the dozens some days and buying bait can be expensive. So after searching google the ladyfish...
  10. Open Forum
    Just thought I'd share my catch tonight with ya'll. First night surf fishing expedition and came out real good! All in all 4 specks(keepers), 1 Little speck(released), small hammerhead, 3 ladyfish, and one catfish. Anyways thought I'd share! Cheers! :beer: <a...
  11. Open Forum
    OK this is a 2 parter: 1. What lures to fish in the surf and how? Also, would some details on rigging them to your leader as well. (Knots, Weights, Etc.) 2. Looking to add 2nd reel and rod to the stockpile for lures and, or 2nd bottom. Probably stay with spinning gear as I'm pretty new to...
  12. Open Forum
    Hey everyone thought I'd share some pics and fun I had with you all. Surf fishing in Gulf Shores tonight and came up with a nice Red Fish or Red Drum I do believe, not positive since it had no spot and looked just a hair different. Tell me what you all think. Also added a couple of my other...
  13. Open Forum
    Hey so just joined P & S and thought i'd drop a thread to say hello. Just moved down to Gulf Shores and learning the in's and out's of inshore fishing so I'm sure I'll be here a lot ;) Also, just thought I'd add that I went surf fishing for the first time yesterday and I'm hooked. Came back with...
  14. South Carolina/Georgia
    Hello all, I'm new to the Savannah area and new to this forum. I was wondering if anyone can tell me if there are any Flat's I can wade to do some Flyfishing? I've done some work down by St Simons Isl and some area's look promissing for surf, Are there any surf or flats I can get to "without a...
  15. Open Forum
    Hello, love this website! I just recently got into surf fishing and love it! I am from Texas,(some of yall may know me from the texasfishingforum) but am moving to Hawaii (army) in two days. I am really going to miss the surf fishing in texas, so i will have to keep up with this site to make up...
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