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Gear

Two sizes of surf rods are needed for the beach. A light rod with 4-6lb test line for sand fishing and a 6-12lb rod for fishing from the rocks.
reeloff
2rods

 

Terminal Tackle
octohook
Snelled (note the curve in the eye) Octopus hooks work well for small sand crabs and grubs
wormhook
Long shank hooks work well for worms, mussel and large sidewinder crabs

 

swivelbw
Swivels are used between your leader and the sinker
beadsg
Small beads can be used above the hook as an attractant–larger beads are used as a cushion between your sinker and swivel

 

sinkerweb
Sliding sinkers are used with the Carolina Rig

 

Tools
baitkeeper
A bait keeper for your waist with a belt works best for keeping bait alive and fresh
crabnet
A galvanized sand crab net is the best way to catch crabs

 

neckwalet
A neck wallet like this, or a fanny pack is all you need to carry your tackle
hemostats
Stainless steel hemostats work best for removing hooks from fish