The classic 3-way swivel is the key to this presentation. Off of one side, your line will be attached. The next section of the swivel will hold the Sinker...
The life history of the American eel is complex and not fully understood. It is a catadromous species, which spends most of its life in rivers, lakes and estuaries, but migrates to the ocean to spawn.
Fishing the surf is angling at its rawest. Tide, wind, cold, wet, sand, debris, seaweed, no sleep and finally physical duress from handling heavy gear with numerous casts.
Seeing "winter ocean" from a beach, validates sea water salinity...visually and not just by old memories of how it tastes.
My name is Matt I am a 16 year old Chicago native bass fisherman (largemouth that is). I am very excited to tell you I have caught a striper this past year and have plenty of reason to come back for more.
I am addicted to the lure of surfcasting because of its proximity to the fury of the ocean - your in it! But the truth is that the absolute top tingle for a surfcaster is the NIGHT.
The trek into the pond was rough and dark. Fifteen below zero and soaked with sweat at 6am was not what I wanted, but it was part of getting into Little Pond.
It was a sight to behold……two muscle heads wading in the water with hundreds of huge bluefish all around us.
The strike was explosive, and so was my reaction to it. I was out of the chair rod in hand..lowered the tip and buried the hook...within 2 seconds.
I am dying to tell you this story I had happen when I went surfcasting on Humarock .
Sometimes it is impossible to convince people to like what you like or do what you do.....and that , of course, is what makes life interesting.
There are many opportunities for us to witness the oceans chief predators in action.
I was given this old framed poem….its about fishing …and friends… and how it always brings buddies together in a unified way. I want to share it with you.
You seem like a rough and tumble kind of guy so I thought I would tell you a saga that some Rhode island boys had, while surfcasting the mighty Atlantic.
Aren't Alewives just a super bait??? The strikes are frequent and furious. The results can leave you with the trout of your life.