• Flounder

    Southport's David Mammay caught this huge flounder from the Cape Fear River on June 14, 2016.

    Southport minister catches huge Cape Fear flounder

    Fish was 28.5 inches long, had girth of 24 inches
    June 15, 2016 at 9:50pm
    Removing a flounder’s head right away makes it easier to produce beautiful, skin-on fillets from any fish.

    How to fillet a flounder

    June 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Flounder will stack up around the slightest change in bottom structure or contour.

    A tip for finding nearshore flounder

    Simple tip makes a big difference
    June 15, 2016 at 7:00am
    Capt. Dennis Barbour poses with a nice flounder caught along the southern coast of North Carolina.

    How to catch more flounder at low tide

    Less water means more flounder, if you know where to look
    June 07, 2016 at 9:48am
    Dale Turner uses the drift and bump method to catch more flounder.

    Catch more flounder with this technique

    June 06, 2016 at 10:18pm
    Set your sights on North Carolina’s river-run flatfish.

    River-run flatfish - Flounder fishing takes off in June in the lower Cape Fear River

    A Carolina Beach woman has flounder pinpointed for summer trips in the lower Cape Fear River; here’s what she looks for....
    June 01, 2016 at 7:00am
    Capt. Addison Rupert knows a few things about catching flounder on inshore waters.

    How to catch more flounder

    These two tips will help you land more flounder
    April 17, 2016 at 9:59pm
    Using a double rig can increase your chances of catching a flounder.

    Double your rig to catch more flounder

    Catch more flounder with a tandem rig
    March 11, 2016 at 2:14pm
    Clay Morphis caught this 13-pound flounder from the North Santee River on Dec. 29.

    Angler catches 13-pound flounder in North Santee River

    Big flounder caught on Ratling Vudu shrimp
    January 04, 2016 at 9:42am
    Guide Justin Carter said flounder prefer hard bottoms like rocks and sand over pluff mud.

    Spot-on fall flounder

    The fall spot run along the South Carolina coast is often followed by the best flounder fishing of the year.
    October 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Saltwater ponds throughout the Carolinas are great places to catch flounder.

    Hit South Carolina's saltwater ponds for hot flounder with these tips

    Light tackle, fresh bait, proper tactic are keys to hooking flatfish
    September 11, 2015 at 4:01pm
    When inshore water temperatures spike during the summer, big flounder often head out to the cooler waters around nearshore reefs.

    Three tips for taking flounder around nearshore reefs

    Hot inshore water often moves doormats out of inlets and off the beach
    July 09, 2015 at 7:19am
    It’s big doormats like this one that have made Murrells Inlet the capital of South Carolina’s flounder fishing.

    It’s flounder time! South Carolina flounder fishing doesn’t get any better than June at Murrells Inlet

    Find current and ambush points and you’ll find Murrells Inlet’s famous flounder.
    June 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Saltwater ponds along South Carolina’s coast are an overlooked resource for inshore anglers.

    Little ponds, big flounder - Saltwater ponds are an untapped resource for flounder fishermen

    Don’t ignore saltwater ponds in April. They’re full of fish, especially big flounder.
    April 01, 2015 at 7:00am
    Southern flounder remain overfished and overharvested, but an NCDMF report that outlines the problems has been rejected by a peer-review board, thus sidetracking mandated moves to improve the fishery.

    NCDMF's stock-assessment report for southern flounder is sidetracked

    Peer-review board rejects report for problems, delaying implementation of steps to improve fishery
    January 31, 2015 at 9:11am
    Big flounder like this 8.26-pound doormat caught by David Derrick, have been the norm in the Southport area recently.

    Flounder fishing still excellent in Southport area

    Doormat flatfish have been common, especially for fishermen using big baits
    October 24, 2014 at 10:17pm