Flounder fishing is one of the highlights for amateur and professional anglers alike. Flounders have a reputation as being a top game fish for several reasons. They’re widespread and found throughout their range. If you find an area that is known for flounder, you’ll probably find them. They’re also not finicky eaters. They’ll take a variety of baits, including artificial lures.
There are several techniques for fishing flounder that will greatly improve your odds of catching one. So it pays to listen to the pros and apply their advice. You need to know which baits to use, which artificial lures work best, and how and where to find them. You also need to know which fishing rigs work best for catching flounder.
Presentation of your bait is everything when it comes to catching flounder. Selecting the correct rig for your location and water conditions is important. Since flounder live and feed on the bottom you want to start with a fishing rig that will get your bait on the bottom. Below are some of the most popular rigs that will get your bait on the bottom and present it in a fashion that is irresistible to flounder.