Fly Fishing for European Flounder

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Flies to fly fish for European Flounder

Platichthys flesus

Is this the fly fishers best kept secret? European Flounder: you can sight fish for them, on the salt, and they put up a good fight. Not the prettiest fish, but a fun one for sure.

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Here is a list of flies that you can use to fly fish for European Flounder. You can click on each fly to view more details about how they're tied and what insects or other animals they mimick. Note that we might not have all of them in our database, do send us an email if you feel there is an important fly missing.

Clouser Minnow

Lefty's Deceiver


Mickey Finn

Muddler Minnow

Sand Eel

Shrimp Pattern

Woolly Bugger

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