When you surfcast the north east you have the potential to catch a myriad of game species. What you catch is extremely dependent on the season, the time of day or night, and the lure you choose to fish with. The list of species is extensive, including summer flounder, winter flounder, scup, blackfish, weakfish, black seabass, striped bass, bluefish, bonito, and false albacore. Despite this wide array, the typical New England surfman limits his quarry to the last four, stripers, blues, albies, and bonito.
Striped Bass
Blue Fish
Each of these species possess their own unique nuances. Knowing these idiosyncrasies will greatly increase your success. To discover interesting facts regarding species behavior fishing methods click on the links on the left.