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Marine Fisheries - 2020 Recreational Flounder Season

Marine Fisheries

2020 Recreational
Flounder Season Information

Southern Flounder

The 2020 recreational flounder season begins Aug. 16 and ends Sept. 30. The minimum size limit will remain at 15 inches total length and the creel limit will remain at four fish per person per day in internal and ocean waters of the state.
Click on the links below for more information about recreational flounder regulations and management, how to identify flounder species, applying for a Saltwater Fishing Tournament citation for flounder, and donating the flounder carcass for biological study.

Flounder Citation Information Flounder Citation Application
Press Release Proclamation
Flounder Hot Topic Information Page Southern Flounder Fishery Management Plan Section
Flounder Identification Brochure Carcass Collection
Web Content Display Web Content Display
N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries • 3441 Arendell Street • Morehead City, NC 28557 • 252-726-7021 or 800-682-2632

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