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Flounder Gigging, Sight Cast Fishing -

Flounder Gigging at night is addictive. There are many people who find fishing boring or they just don’t like being roasted by the sun all day long, and I must say that flounder gigging is a great option for these people. It’s action packed and is done at night, so there is no worry for a sunburn. After many years of flounder gigging, we’ve found a fun way to integrate fishing back into the sport by way of sight casting. There are many more fish available to harvest when you sight cast vs gig.  What is Sight Cast Fishing? Sight...

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Flounder Gigging, How to Gig Flounder -

How do you gig flounder?  Gigging for flounder involves walking the flats with a fish spear (flounder gig) and bright light (flounder gigging light), looking for the outline of a flounder. When you spot a legal sized flounder, spear him right between the eyes and put him in the ice box. It's best to not gig flounder in the main body or tail, but to aim for the head. Gigging flounder in the tail can result in losing the fish from them flopping around, and if you gig flounder in the main body you are going to damage those precious flounder fillets. A...

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Fall Flounder Run, Flounder Gigging, Flounder Run -

As October is getting closer, temperatures across the coast are starting to drop which means that the fall flounder run is about to heat up! So what exactly is the fall flounder run?  The fall flounder run is essentially the fall migration of female flounder to the Gulf to spawn, so you can find them in the cuts and channels heading that direction. If you’re at all interested in catching flounder this season then the fall flounder run is the time to do it!  Timing is Everything Time is of the essence when it comes to the fall flounder run. The flounder...

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Flounder Gigging, Flounder Gigging Report -

Hello Everyone from Captain James Parbst, Nocturnal Assault Flounder Gigging Guide and Commercial Fisherman here in the Port Aransas and Rockport, Texas area. These hot temps don't take long to realize we are in the dog days of summer with the non stop heat warnings popping up on my weather alerts. It's just flat out one hot doggy out there. August is quickly approaching and we have already started to see a drop in tides. That means alot of our favorite commercial spots are now dry land. This puts us out working the sand pockets in 1 to 3 feet...

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Flounder Gigging, Flounder Run, Spring Flounder Run -

The Spring flounder run is fast approaching and if you aren't familiar with it, you should be! This is one of the best times of the year to harvest flounder as they move in to the bays from offshore. While the Fall flounder run is more commonly known, the Spring flounder run can produce equal results. This week's blog discusses the Spring flounder run and includes supplementary information from the flounder gigging sports best guides. The Spring flounder run is not as publicly well-known as the Fall run, which often times makes for better fishing with less competition of other anglers....

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