In casual conversations on fishing the surf, I hear one needs to fish between the first and second breaker to catch fish.
First and second breaker...counting from the shoreline out or counting from the Gulf towards the shoreline?
I tend to catch more fish when I maximize distance from the shoreline, so my presumption is to target the first and second breakers coming into the shoreline from the Gulf.
But the more I listen, the more I think people are counting breakers from the shoreline outwards, which is a much easier cast to make, but I have serious doubt on hookup rates...for sure one needs to be capable of recognizing troughs and holes indicated by wave action.
So my question, how do you count breakers when targeting casting distance?