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Laylow Martinez is a creative writer and music artist from Houston, Texas. He is interested in teaching others about Gigging for Flounders

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Owner at Shallow Encounters Flounder Gigging Charter Captain Michael Aguirre

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The gigging of struggle is done either by swimming the cushions or from the bow of a shallow floating boat during the dull of night. The water is edified by a light source as the anglers travel through the area looking for flounder laying in sand

The gigging of struggle is done either by swimming the cushions or from the bow of a shallow floating boat during the dull of night. The water is edified by a light source as the anglers travel through the area looking for flounder laying in sand

Had Arturo, his father, and son on board tonight. Had some boat issues, wanna thank these guys for being patient throughout the trip. After all that, I put them on the fish and the rest was history. Ended October with 3 limits tonight.

Had Arturo, his father, and son on board tonight. Had some boat issues, wanna thank these guys for being patient throughout the trip. After all that, I put them on the fish and the rest was history. Ended October with 3 limits tonight.

Gigging of Flounder


The light source can shift from something as straightforward as an electric lamp or gas setting up camp light to a refined light bar mounted to the front of the boat worked by a generator or a bank of batteries. Throughout the long term, an assortment of light that can be lowered have been utilized. The benefit of a submerged is that the light will in general reflect once more into the water and light up the area without likewise blinding the fisherman while a light source over the water will glisten off waves and be less compelling.

With the improvement of splendid and exceptionally effective Drove lights, there has been an expansion of little battery worked lights that can be conveyed. This has reduced the requirement for bigger batteries and generators, permitting a bigger populace of irritates to partake in the gigging of struggle.

The way to fruitful gigging of Flounder is moderately clear 1 to 3 foot water with a decent sandy base. It ought to be a region with great flowing stream and cuts or drop offs along the edges says Captain Michael Aguirre.

,Female flounder make two enormous relocations between the sound framework and the Inlet of Mexico. One is in the fall when they move out to the Bay of Mexico to meet their mates for the produce and the other relocation is in the pre-spring/late-winter once again into the coves of the Seaside Twist to spend the mid year taking care of.

The spring relocation of flounder into the coves is fanned out over a more extended period and gives expanded calculating open doors along the diverts and reefs driving in from the Bay. Since it is fanned out over a more drawn out period and the fumble bunch in more modest numbers, it gives an unobtrusive expansion in action.


Whenever anglers imply "the flounder run," they are generally insinuating the fall development when compound driven females are piling up along the concentrations and passes that lead back to the Sound of the Gulf as they go out to deliver.

Whenever anglers imply "the flounder run," they are generally insinuating the fall development when compound driven females are piling up along the concentrations and passes that lead back to the Sound of the Gulf as they go out to deliver.

Flounders Caught during the Trip

On the off chance that you have never branched out into the evening on Texas Coast helped by light of the base along the coastlines, you have missed a magnificent encounter says Captain Michael Aguirre. Many animals will be uncovered by the lights,

On the off chance that you have never branched out into the evening on Texas Coast helped by light of the base along the coastlines, you have missed a magnificent encounter says Captain Michael Aguirre. Many animals will be uncovered by the lights,

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Flounder fishing in Texas truly allows you to take things to a higher level, regardless of whether you're a local Texan or simply visiting "The Solitary Star Express." This unconventional looking fish is one of the main three focuses here, because of

Flounder fishing in Texas truly allows you to take things to a higher level, regardless of whether you're a local Texan or simply visiting "The Solitary Star Express." This unconventional looking fish is one of the main three focuses here, because of

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In the event that you are going flounder gigging by walking you want a couple of essential things. To start with, you really want a light. Most use propane-filled hand-held lamps, due to the lot of light they put out. Then, you will require a decent sharp gig, stringer to haul along your catch, and a jug of water to drink.

Whether you go by walking or by boat, an evening of Flounder gigging can be a tomfoolery, productive method for getting some fish while getting some genuinely necessary help from the searing summer heat.

On the off chance that you flounder by boat you have the privilege to convey along significantly more stuff. You can convey along different gigs, a plunge net to scoop crabs, mosquito repellant, numerous kinds of refreshments and that's only the tip of the iceberg. You likewise have a more straightforward method for recording your outing. You can utilize little hand-held cameras, PDAs as cameras and you can place every one of your flounder in a cooler and not need to drag them behind you says Captain Michael Aguirre.

The primary benefit of struggle gigging by boat is lighting. Whether you power lights by 12-volt battery or by a little generator, your choices are more various. You can go with submerged lights or over the water. You can utilize numerous installations or bulbs to enlighten a bigger region.

As referenced before, Flounder like to lay in a trap position to go after food. These positions are for the most part close to a high traffic, trap zone. This could be along a rough coastline, where minnows are plentiful or on the edge of the channel where trap is piped by the current.

You ought to likewise check out wharf legs and any grass bed edges where minnows hang out. Struggle will stake out positions here too. Make certain to work any submerged focuses or shoals that reach out towards profound water.

Struggle leave an oval formed opening where that have been laying beforehand. These are alluded to as struggle 'beds.' When you go over these you can now and again 'chase' down the fish by traveling toward the head end of the bed. Flounder will now and again move around brief distances looking for food. By following beds, you can exploit this propensity.

Indeed, even large struggle like these are undependable from a sharp eye and a very much positioned push of your flounder gig.

Struggle appear to move in with the tide, so being out around evening time on an approaching tide will be an or more to your flounder gigging achievement.


"At the point when I attempt to raise a ruckus around town around evening time, I really do consider moon stage and tides as vital. I like an unmistakable, dim moon with an approaching tide. Flop will push up so near the ocean side that their noses nearly stick out of the water. These are my number one evenings," Mike said. "On full moon evenings, the Flounder move off the ocean side and endeavor to cover up between the shoals. Enables see better, so the flounder should accept extra consideration to disguise themselves," Michael Aguirre made sense of and likes to walk light when struggle gigging. He conveys an aluminum Drove light and little conservative stringer, alongside a three-pronged treated steel gig. You once in a while need to cover broad ocean side prior to finding the flatfish, so it is an or more to travel with as little luggage as possible.

"At the point when I'm out, I'm searching for baitfish and flounder beds. I might cover four distinct regions in only four hours. I'm searching for regions that poor person been excessively constrained. My best guidance for people new to this game is to search out regions without swarms, where the struggle haven't been picked over.

With numerous long periods of looking for Flounder on Versatile Inlet, Michael Aguirre has experienced numerous little to huge flounder. His own best is an incredible 10-pounder!

On the off chance that the searing sun has removed all the fun from fishing, check struggle gigging out this late spring. Not with standing flounder, you will be stunned to see what other marine life is out there.

Flounder fishing in Texas truly allows you to take things to a higher level, regardless of whether you're a local Texan or simply visiting "The Solitary Star Express." This unconventional looking fish is one of the main three focuses here, because of

Flounder fishing in Texas truly allows you to take things to a higher level, regardless of whether you're a local Texan or simply visiting "The Solitary Star Express." This unconventional looking fish is one of the main three focuses here, because of

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