Fishing & Outdoors

The Angler Magazine, Charlotte/Piedmont bringing the Piedmont only the best fishing articles and forecasts for our lakes: Badin, Hickory, High Rock, Mountain Island, Norman, Rhodhiss, Tillery, Wateree, Wylie & Tuckertown Dam

Kayak Fishing Essentials

By: Vinny “Commish” Ferreri So, what all goes into competing in a kayak fishing tournament? Obviously, the big purchase is … Aug 6th, 2020

Well, I’m Going Fishing

By: Michelle Armstrong Our world has changed. I used to have the great outdoors mostly, all to myself. But there’s … Aug 6th, 2020

Birthday Fishing Trip and PB

By: Jake Bussolini The Tennessee River System has long been one of my favorite fishing spots in the world. I … Aug 6th, 2020

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Forecast for LAKE NORMAN

By: Captain Craig Price August’s arrival in central NC concurs with the dog days of summer. But local anglers might … Aug 6th, 2020

Forecast for Lake Wateree

By: Cory Davis   The days are getting longer, so the fishing is getting better. Lake Wateree can be a … Mar 2nd, 2020

Forecast for Lake Wylie

By: Phillip Rizzitello   It’s time for the water!  This time of the year is fairly unpredictable as our weather … Mar 2nd, 2020

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New Leader Weighs 220 Pounds Of Wahoo

A trip two days before the February full moon was good to team Problem Solver. With three big ’hoos, they took the top spot in the Northeast Florida Wahoo Shootout.Feb 23rd, 2024

Kansas State Record Cheater Gets Busted!

A Kansas angler recently busted for stuffing ball bearings into a slab crappie will not be prosecuted, but his state record has been revoked.Feb 22nd, 2024

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Suzuki Marine Unveils New Stealth Line™ Outboards

Five New Models Combine Legendary Suzuki Performance With a Bold New LookFeb 22nd, 2024

Read The February Issue!

Read the latest issue in your area!Feb 22nd, 2024

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17-Pound Rainbow Is A Maryland Record!

Jean-Philippe Lartigue, of Bethesda, Maryland, caught a 17.44-pound rainbow trout on Feb. 10 that shattered the 14.2-pound previous record that had stood since 1987.Feb 21st, 2024

Who Will Catch The Pink Tags?

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) TrophyCatch program has deployed bright pink research tags in bass across five waters throughout the state: the Northwest Winter Haven Chain of Lakes, Lake Lochloosa, Lake Beauclair, Lake Okeechobee and Porter Lake. Each of the tags is on a trophy bass weighing 8 pounds or more. Designed to provide valuable data about bass movements and growth rates, these conspicuous pink tags offer one other unique advantage: special prizing for the angler who catches, cuts and properly reports the tag.Feb 21st, 2024

December Giveaway Winner Zipping Around with Her New Outboard

In December, Coastal Angler and Suzuki teamed up to award one lucky reader with an extra special Christmas gift as part of the magazine’s regular contest drawings. Jeanette Harkin, of Edgewater, Fla., is now the happy owner of small, but feature-rich Suzuki DF2.5 outboard, which she plans to use on the inshore fisheries around Smyrna Beach.Feb 21st, 2024

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Maryland Shuts Down Trophy Striper Season

Maryland’s trophy striped bass season in Chesapeake Bay will be eliminated this spring by emergency regulations approved in February by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. Feb 20th, 2024

Suzuki Marine Unveils New Stealth Line™ Outboards

Five New Models Combine Legendary Suzuki Performance With a Bold New Look Suzuki Marine USA has unveiled its new Stealth … Feb 20th, 2024

Yamaha’s 2024 Center Console Boats

  Yamaha’s 2024 FSH Boats provide the versatility for the coastal living buyer to do everything on the water, from … Jan 9th, 2024

Miami Boat Show | February 15-19, 2023

    Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show. Fore more info visit 20th, 2022

Parkit360 Electric Trailer Dollies – Make Impossible Spots Possible

The hassle to get the boat in the driveway has ruined one too many boating trips. Parkit360’s electric powered trailer … Oct 18th, 2022

Give The Power To The States

CCA Calls for Gulf Secession from Federal Fisheries ManagementFeb 16th, 2024

Choosing A Saltwater Fly Reel

Choosing the right fly reel can really make your head spin. From basic drags to sealed-disk braking systems, the prices and quality vary dramatically. My gut always tells me to get the best that I can. Buy it once and you won’t be replacing it in a couple of years.Feb 15th, 2024

Monster Bluefish Breaks Decades-Old Record

A 17-pound, 8-ounce bluefish is pending as a new Alabama state record, according to the OBA Community Website in Orange Beach Alabama. Feb 9th, 2024

Black Sea Bass Ceviche

Serves 4 FISH 2 black sea bass fillets, skin removed, diced into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 cup lime juice 1/2 cup …

Florida Lobster Bites with Avocado-Lime Puree

A Fresh From Florida recipe that’ll make your lobster sea harvest look (and taste) like a piece of culinary art!

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