flounder

May 12, 2023
People were catching flounder long before jigging for them came into vogue, and old -school tactics still work like a charm on them in this day and age. Whether you enjoy fishing with bait or you…
March 27, 2023
For many anglers out there, flounder fishing means drifting around with weighted, baited rigs and relatively heavy gear. And to a light tackle aficionado that’s a darn shame — those flatfish have a…
March 5, 2023
Yes, you will have to time your trip in-between passing fronts, it may be frigid outside, and the potential for a skunk is always there even if you pony up and go on a charter fishing boat. No, March…
October 25, 2022
Talk to any old-timer who’s fished the Mid-Atlantic area for anything from striped bass to swordfish his or her entire lifetime, and they can tell you that times have changed. Naturally, each…
March 11, 2022
Who goes flounder fishing in March? Almost no one… except for those who know better. Truth be told, however, the first early birds will appear in our coastal bays this month, usually by the second…
April 11, 2021
While many Chesapeake anglers may be upset over losing out on spring trophy striped bass fishing this month, truth be told, this is also an excellent time to fish for early season flounder. The…
November 26, 2020
With the winter setting in, anglers are faced with certain species migrating away and a slow-down in Chesapeake Bay fishing due to colder temps. A sometimes-necessary cure is to load the boat and…
September 13, 2020
Having an understanding of the anatomy of a fish and how that fish feeds can definitely help the angler in catching it, and this is certainly true when it comes to flounder. Summer flounder is a…
May 30, 2020
Flounder are a popular target searched out by anglers who enjoy Chesapeake Bay fishing, anglers probing the Mid-Atlantic coastal bays, and even many who fish in the Atlantic’s inshore waters. The…
April 8, 2020
The arrival of April means flounder fishing will kick in up and down the coastal bays and inlets, including in well-known flounder hotspots like Wachapreague, VA, and during the early season you’ll…
September 9, 2019
Many sharpies like to bounce jigs or Gulp! while fishing for flounder in the Chesapeake and nearby coastal DelMarVa bays, but this type of fishing does take a certain amount of expertise. Beginners…
September 1, 2019
Fish like bigeye tuna and marlin might steal the spotlight all summer long, but as fall sets in making the time for those long offshore runs gets tougher and tougher. The kids have gone back to…
January 16, 2019
If you want to score on true doormat flounder next summer, the best places to head are often the wrecks and reefs between 15 and 25 miles out off the coast. But fishing these deepwater spots for…
December 13, 2018
There's some excellent fishing to be found in the Ocean City, MD inlet, especially at these five top hotspots: Tip of the North inlet jetty - striped bass, bluefish, and tautog. Outside wall of…
April 3, 2018
I’m convinced that in the early spring flounder, like many species, swim into the Chesapeake Bay along the western beaches and keep swimming until they find slightly warmer water in areas like off…
February 20, 2018
If you want to catch the most and biggest flounder you’ve ever seen during a single day of fishing in the spring, one of the best places to offer this kind of opportunity lies on the Eastern Shore of…
October 12, 2017
Wherever along the Chesapeake Bay your fishing grounds are located, one thing is for sure: catching flounder in the Bay is a ton of fun. Some years you’ll encounter plenty of these flat-fish as far…
October 2, 2017
A great summer of fishing along the DelMarVa coast is just a memory, once fall rolls around. Tournament results are all but forgotten. Strong winds and unpredictable weather have made offshore…