Just an FYI, beach passes are obtained at the community center.
$160 until March 1st (cheaper for you senior citizens out there).
still $175 after.
Brigantine beach drives you nuts, since it's a four wheel drive pass, not a fishing pass, the south end front beach is technically the surfing beach but you can fish the inlet and the north without much interference from surfers, dogs, other beachgoers.
The north end after May gets overrun with our friendly state bird, of course:
which does a lot to keep away the rest of the vagabonds