Yer kidding right?
Eels from the surf has been a staple technique since the days of handlining.
4' 30# flouro leader, 5/0 hook under the chin and out the eye. Cast it out and fish it back like a plug - but do it slooooow. Rod tip up, on a hit bow to the fish, when the line comes tight - stick em and hold on !
"I just wanta play everyday despite small nagging injuries --
and go home to a woman who appreciates how full of crap I truly am"..... Crash Davis