- This book has updated information on tackle, baits, and casting techniques and new photos and knot-tying illustrations
- Fishing sandbars, points, jetties, scalloped beaches, and inlets
- Species include bluefish, striped bass, red drum, weakfish, spotted sea trout, flounder, sharks
A comprehensive guide to fishing along the coast, Surf Fishing the Atlantic Coast describes where and when to locate all the popular species. You'll learn how to cast for distance and accuracy and how to find and keep bait, including squid, worms, crabs, clams, mussels, shrimp, and baitfish. In-depth sections on rods, reels, lines, the best knots to use, and a chapter on rigging and driving a surf-fishing vehicle cover all the gear you'll need to begin surf fishing. A rundown of the best access points along the coast from Maine to Florida tell where to begin.
About the Author:
Eric B. Burnley has been fishing along the Atlantic Coast for over fifty years. A freelance outdoor writer and photographer based in Delaware, he also gives fly-fishing seminars and guides on the beach and from a boat.
"This book is a fine--nay, necessary--addition to any serious surf fisherman's library."
--George Reiger, author of Wanderer on My Native Shore