You'd think something such as surf fishing will be as simple as waiting for a bite and walking down to the beach with some bait and sinking a few sand spikes. That's what people do when they go fishing, but there are a few things you should do to increase your chances of catching fish. One way most surf fishermen know where to fish is reading a beach. You have to find a place with all the ingredients for a surf fishing location that will make you successful and will produce fish. Finding what exactly makes a place that is productive and making a place not productive.
What you need to find is a place called a slough, that is where the predator fish highway is. It is a area between the beach and the sand bar. Fish will move down and up the slough searching for food, that makes this one of the simplest places to target fish. The best part of fishing is right in front of you. Some of the fish are caught just a brief distance away. The thing is how do the fish get in the slough. The slough is entered by fish at a break in the sand bar and these might be somewhat tricky to find, but the fish doesn't have many issues finding them. Among the simplest ways to find an eventual hole in the sandbar is to see the waves rolling in. The waves will break at the top of the sandbar and if you watch for a few minutes you'll see a place that the waves do not break. That is clue number one, how to find the hole in one of the sandbars. Next look in the whole region of the beach for some time and see if there's what they call an outsuck or a riptide. That is where there's current that's being pulled back in from the surf from the hole in of the sandbar. These are usually identified by foam or bubbles. Fish on the sides of these to find large fish waiting out the bait.
Below is a series of videos presented by Richtrox on how to read a beach and find fish. These skills are the most important part of surf fishing and will determine your fishing success. Make sure to like his videos if they helped you!