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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > June 2018 > How to Fish for Flounder: 5 Simple Tips
Rising spring temperatures along the East Coast usher offshore schools of flounder toward shallow inshore waters. If you've been eager to catch this rather unusual-looking species, spring and summer are the two of the best seasons of the year to do it.
Learning how to fish for flounder from a shoreline, pier, or inshore boat can be easy. Just like most other fish, it really just comes down to finding the right spots, having the right gear, and rigging the right baits on your line.
Whether you are fishing from a boat or learning how to fish from shore for flounder, check the saltwater fishing regulations and purchase a fishing license before you go.
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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