Surf Fishing Casting is King

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Surf Fishing Casting is King

Posted by on Saturday, November 15th, 2014 in Uncategorized

So you just bought yourself a brand new Bill Varney Signature Cousins 9′ surf rod and you are strutin’ down to the beach. You rig up your favorite Carolina rig and ad a tad bit more weight this time and sling that puppy all the way past the breakers. And then you do it again […]

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Surf Fishing Terms and Slang

Posted by on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 in Uncategorized

Surf Fishing Terms and  Slang IF you are new to surf fishing and you are a member of any surf fishing community like Socalsurfrats.com or WestCoastsurffishing.com you will come across a unique and fun “Language” or a bunch of terms that are thrown around like they are part of the everyday fishing. Well they are! […]

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Surf Fishing Species – Barred Surf Perch Information and Baits

Posted by on Thursday, November 13th, 2014 in How To Surf Fish, Surf Fishing Basics, Uncategorized

Barred Surfperch Surf Fishing Information The barred surfperch (Amphistichus argenteus) is a fun sport fish for most surf fishermen along the California coast. It is also known as barred perch, silver perch, surf perch, sand perch and silver surf fish. It is native to inshore waters that range from northern California, USA to southern Baja […]

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Surf Fishing For California Halibut

Posted by on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 in How To Surf Fish, Surf Fishing Basics, Uncategorized

You can view this article in it’s complete form at Bill Varneys Site FishtheSurf.com  I’m asked all the time what is the best tasting fish from the surf. Well the truth is, I release all of my fish back into the water with one exception—the occasional legal halibut. And it seems like I’m not alone. […]

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Surf Fishing – The Brown smooth-hound shark

Posted by on Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 in Uncategorized

The Best way to Catch your target species is learn a little about it. So here is some info on The brown smooth-hound shark The brown smooth-hound shark (Mustelus henlei) is an excellent food fish for local people along the California coast. It is also referred to as Sand shark, mud shark, paloma or dogfish. […]

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