At the least, what color gulp do you use for fluke?
Under most conditions and in most locations, chartreuse or white is a good starting point when dropping for fluke. Captain Jeff had similar thoughts of colors for dirty water. “If the water is off-colored from a storm, I find that bright green, orange, or even glow can put more fish in the box.
Along, what time of day is best for fluke fishing? The best time of day to catch flounder inshore is at max high tide when previously dry sand bars are submerged and flounder move into these areas to feed. Offshore, the best time of day to catch flounder is early morning and late afternoon in and around wrecks and reef areas.
Either, what is the best way to fish a fluke?
What size hook should I use for fluke?
Due to the summer flounder's, large mouth and aggressive nature, 4/0 to 6/0 sized-hooks work well and reduce the risk of gut hooking a fish. Wide gap hooks are most often associated and most popular with summer flounder anglers. At retailers, these hooks are often called fluke hooks.
Fluke are mostly daytime feeders but they will feed at night. Most reports of fluke feeding during the night are in areas of more shallow water. Folks commonly catch them around lights at docks and in other areas where they may be some nearby light source.
Fluke bite best when the water temperature is above 60 degrees, and it helps if the water is clear. You can catch fluke on flat sandy bottoms, but they seem to bunch up on bumps and along channel edges.