Surf Fishing OBX in April

big bore bob

Six Pointer
Been going to OBX in October for almost 30 years, so I know what to expect that time of year.
This year we will be going to Hatteras in the middle of April.
What will be biting and what to use?
I usually surf fish in the ocean or on the sound side, but am not opposed to the piers.
Thanks guys.