Damn good flounder guides

Everything to Know About Booking a flounder fishing charter

What are the best flounder fishing charters?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 449 flounder trips, and the most popular trips are Mid-Texas Inshore guided by Jay, Inshore Fishing Trip guided by Mitch, and Backcountry fishing - 22’ Majek guided by Michael.

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What types of flounder fishing charters are common?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for flounder as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and jetty fishing.

The most common fishing techniques are light tackle fishing, artificial lure fishing, and drift fishing but live bait fishing and bottom fishing are popular as well.

How much do flounder fishing charters cost?

for flounder prices can range anywhere from $50 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day for flounder is $609. The average price for a full day for flounder is $809.

When is the best time to go flounder fishing?

The most popular season for flounder fishing is summer, and most anglers book their trips 17 days in advance.

Where can I get a fishing license for flounder and what are the bag limits for flounder?

See here for more information on flounder fishing licenses, flounder bag limits, and fishing season regulations for flounder. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right flounder rules and regulations.

What is a flounder?

Flounder is an extraordinarily unique species. As a flatfish, it lives on the bottom and have adapted to have both of their eyes on the top of their head. They are actually born with their eyes on either side, and as they go through flounder puberty one eye will migrate over and one side of their body will grow darker. This side will face upwards from the ground, and camouflage the flounder with the sea floor.

There are a number of different types of flounder:

Gulf Flounder (Paralichthys albigutta): The gulf flounder is found most commonly on the panhandle of Florida and in nearby waters, although it can be found around the Gulf.

Southern Flounder (Paralichthys lethostigma): The southern flounder is a common species on the Atlantic coast and around the Gulf.

Summer Flounder / Fluke (Paralichthys dentatus): The summer flounder is common from North Carolina to Massachusetts.

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What's biting?

Flounder Fishing Reports from Our Damn Good Guides. See more flounder fishing reports.

    Fishing has continued to remain consistent. Trout have been great early along deeper grass lines and rock beds throwing croaker and shrimp. Reds are showing up in the flats in big schools and are getting ready to make their spawn run. Flounder have been on channel edges in big numbers. Drum have also been showing up around spoil islands. They have been easy to spot. Dead shrimp on a 1/16 to 1/8 ounce jig head has shown great results.

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