What is the best way to fish for fluke?

What is the best time to fish for fluke?

The best fishing is usually on the start or end of the tide change. On the rising tide, fluke move from deeper channels and holes, and travel toward the top of the structure and shallow edges then head back to the deep on the dropping tide. They feed as they prowl from deep to shallow and back to the deep.

How do you hook up a fluke?

What size hook is best for fluke?

For bay or shallow-water fishing, go with a size 3/0 or 4/0 octopus, sproat or wide-gap hook. For larger fish, ocean fishing, or live bait, choose a 6/0 or 7/0. The bigger hooks work better with larger baits and make it tougher to stick the shorts, resulting in fewer fish to be released.

What kind of rod do you use for fluke fishing?

The optimal rod is 6’6″ to 7′ feet long with a fast to extra-fast action and capable of handling lure weights up to 1 ounce. Most anglers prefer to use 20lb fused line as opposed to 30lb fused line because the slightly decreased line diameter can provide additional casting distance when flipping small bucktails.

How do you set up a fluke Multimeter?

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  1. Turn the dial to ṽ. Some digital multimeters (DMMs) also include m ṽ .
  2. First insert the black lead into the COM jack.
  3. Next insert the red lead into the VΩ jack.
  4. Connect the test leads to the circuit: black lead first, red second.
  5. Read the measurement in the display.

How do you rig a rod for fluke?

How do you tie a fluke hook?

How do you attach fluke bait?

Thread the hook straight down the top of the fluke pulling the knot into the fluke. The arch in the fluke keeps the bait from spinning. And will help keep the bait to dive down. Quickly twitch your fluke two to three times and pause for about 5 seconds.

Should I fluke bleed?

Live, cut fluke should be placed in a large holding container filled with seawater and ice (5:1) for up to 6 hours to facilitate bleeding. Maintain a constant exchange of seawater within the container, or change the water every 1 to 1.5 hours. ,.. Rinse bled fluke with fresh seawater and gently transfer to ice hold.

What is the best fluke color?

Best Colors for Bass Fishing

When it comes to fluke fishing my favorite color is watermelon red flake, especially in clear water situations. Other great colors include white pearl, electric shad, and gray.

Is a full moon good for fluke fishing?

Registered. Full moon at night is great for just about all near shore species at night for two reasons: they can see the bait and the their is more water from the tide surge and current for them to swim in.

What temperature do fluke like?

Based on my experience, back bay fluke fishing is best when water temperatures are between 58 and 72 degrees, with 68 degrees being the sweet spot.

Where is the best fluke fishing?

Montauk, New York. As the location of the current world-record catch, perhaps Montauk is the granddaddy of all fluke spots. The waters off the eastern tip of Long Island have structure and baitfish populations that attract huge numbers of 3- to 10-pound fluke, with occasional fish weighing in the teens.

How old is a 10lb fluke?

Summer Flounder (Fluke)
Age (years) Length (inches)
7 25
8 26
9 27
10 28

What kind of bottom Do fluke like?

Look for mussel beds in bays and slopes in the bottom that will rise from 12 or 15 feet to 8 feet. This area on an outgoing tide will provide a solid chance at hooking up with a larger Fluke especially at the top of the tide.