Do I need a sinker for beach fishing?
Ideal for catching forage fish from the shore and fishing off the rocks. A Ball sinker isn’t too heavy and is a popular choice for beach fishing. It allows your bait to move with the current. Best way to tie this rig is with the sinker running on a trace.
Can you use bank sinkers for surf fishing?
Bank sinkers are the more commonly seen weights that are familiar to most anglers. They are shaped like teardrops and move easily through banks or surfs because they roll. In rougher fishing conditions these sinkers can twist up your fishing line. However, these sinkers are easily retrieved.
Can I surf fish with a 7 foot rod?
The best rod to surf fish with is the one you have. While you might not be able to throw as heavy of a lure or throw your bait as far, a 6 to 7 foot rod can catch fish from the surf.