Flounder fishing at its peak now

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By Jeffrey Weeks, Fishing Correspondent

The heat has inshore water temperatures rising but it hasn’t stopped the local flounder bite, which has remained strong. Flounder are being caught by anglers drifting or trolling the inlets and cuts as well as by folks anchoring up and fishing hard structures.

With size limits getting higher and higher for flounder (15 inches in North Carolina now with a six fish creel) more anglers who target the flatfish are concentrating on catching the big doormat variety. Flounder that range up and more than the 20-inch mark have different habits from smaller flatfish.

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