Depends on what type of fishing you want to do, pier, surf or inlet. Beaches in August, I'd head into Delaware, AI has the flies and tourists. Inlets be Sandcrabs department, and piers, most anyone will chime in.
Most guys don't fish the ocean at OC in August as the drive to the beach would kill them with the traffic. I avoid OC like the plague - especially during the Summer months.
If you are going to fish the ocean, get there real early in the AM (before the sun comes up) or fish at night.
I prefer to fish places like Indian River Inlet in DE (night time fishing at the jetties) or Assateague Island MD (night time or early AM before the tourists take over). AI has a good run of large 3-5' sharks during August.
DE beaches are usually hot - lots of blues can be taken on chunks or metal during the Summer months...
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