What you need to catch herring:
1.Inexpensive fishing rod...
2.Herring rig..also called a Sabiki rig..$4.99
3.A sinker (2-3 oz. weight)
4.Bucket or container for fish
5.Rag or paper towels for fishscales on your hands
6.Hot chocolate for the kids or yourself
7.Patience and good luck
8.Know the tide charts..incoming tide is good
All this can be found on Emmons Ave, two bait stores are there and the staff knows about what you need for herring fishing....