Focusing your efforts in the ocean during August and September can make that dream of a double digit doormat a reality.
An effective rig for doormats using glow-in-the-dark soft plastic squids.
The rod softens the powerful lunges fluke make as they attempt a dash to the bottom, and violent head shakes at boatside are cushioned with lighter tackle.
Finding flatties for the shore-bound fisherman.
Keep your eyes on the fishfinder and you may just find your own promised land.
With fluke the July Fish of the Month designation for the Dream Boat Challenge, a trip to your local wrecks…
When the perennial hotspots don’t produce, expand your territory and approach.
Elephants aren’t the only ones who love peanuts – so do doormat fluke!
Fluke fishing the deep along the Raritan and NY Bight may require an adaptive approach.
Finding the best spots around structure, working out currents, wind direction and speed, and making short drifts are all part of precision fluking.
When the opening bell finally rings, hungry fluke should already be there to greet you.
A 6-pack of proven hotspots for finding big flatties in eastern and central Long Island Sound.
One of the most productive and scenic areas to fish for fluke, especially large fluke, are the waters bordering the Island’s North Fork.
While the calendar says summer won’t officially arrive until June 21, fluke anglers will tell you the hottest time of the year has arrived.
Proper care will help catch you more fluke and save a couple bucks in the process.
Set your sights on deep water when hunting double-digit Dream Boat fluke this summer.