Their has been reports of a little action in the surf. Things may be picking up a bit. A variety of Catches, such as Smacks, Larger Croaker, a few big flounder, whiting etc. Reports of any trout have been thin. People are filling up coolers of panfish, so this is a good sign. BTW....if the Smacks are plentiful be sure to use some steel leader. Those sharp teeth will cut any mono you throw out there. They love Chart. colored arti's as well. Cut bait for the rest of the prey. Speaking of cut bait.....It is against the Law to use any "Game Fish" for Bait. So, if you do not know which fish are considered Tx Game Fish, see below: Some folks use Flounder and Sharks Belly, thin triangle strips for bait. It's tough meat, it's White, it's flashy,and it's LEGAL. More hints later !!