This section and its subsections provide information about surf fishing for striped bass.
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Their are numerous ways to fish for striped bass from the surf.
Photographs of fishing these ways are shown below.
Surf fishing with bait from the surf while standing. Some fishermen prefer to fish this way, as they like to feel the fish biting.
Fishing with bait from the surf with spiked rods. If you use circle hooks, stripers will hook themselves as they turn after picking up your bait.
Throwing lures from the beach. This is a very fun way to fish, and is the favorite way for many fishermen.
Fishing fom jetties. Baitfish hang out around jetties and striped bass come looking for them there.
Surf fishing at Montauk. Montauk is one of the best places to surf fish for striped bass.
Many places don't have sandy beaches, so the surf fishermen and fisherwomen must navigate rocky bottoms. For example this place at Montauk.
The easy way. Surf fishing doesn't always have to be such a strenuous activity.
Some surf fishermen fish many, or all of these ways, depending on the place and season. Surf fishing for striped bass is fun however you do it.