Can you surf fish anywhere on the beach?
You can catch fish year-round just about anywhere in the surf along the Southern California shoreline. The key is to avoid crowds and stay out of the Marine Protected Areas (MPAs).
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.
Where do fish hang out in the surf?
JETTIES AND BREAKWATERS
Jetties are good places to try surf fishing since the rocks situated below the water are usually home to the baitfish and crustaceans that larger fish like to feed on. Waves crash up against jetties and breakwaters and create holes as the wave recedes and carries sand out with it.
Is surf fishing hard?
The last thing you need to do is get out there are get some experience. I will say that surf fishing is 100 times harder than still-water because of the learning curve and habits we have from fishing ponds and lakes all the time.
Can you use lures for surf fishing?
While any artificial lure can certainly produce in the surf, there are features that make some lures better than others for surf fishing. The two main elements that anglers have to contend with our wind, which is usually blowing into the angler face, and waves.
Can you surf fish during the day?
The 2 hours around high tide are known to be the best time of the day to fish the surf. Why ? Because during these 2 hours, the water is both deep and moving, and these are the optimal feeding conditions for most species of fish.