Description and Diagnostic Characteristics: Left-eyed. Generally brown but the color can vary widely depending on the color of the bottom where the fish hides. It is missing the prominent eye-like spots (ocelli) seen on the Summer and Gulf Flounders.
Size:Averages 2-4 pounds
Range:North Carolina to South Florida
Habitat:Generally likes fairly shallow areas with soft bottoms and near rocky structures such as bridges. Have been found in fresh water.
Bait and Tackle:Light spinning and baitcasting tackle works well. They will take live or dead shrimp, or squid or other cut baits.
Fishing Method:Casting, drifting, still fishing
Food Value:One of the best
Daily Limit: 15
Minimum size: 12″ TL
No Federal Regulation