Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoors

Coastal Angler Magazine Fort Myers/Cape Coral/Charlotte Harbor Edition is best resource for anglers & outdoor enthusiasts. Browse through our fishing reports, forecasts, fishing tips and advice from the local guides and prolific anglers.

Fall is Near

By Capt. Roan zumFelde September is here and hopefully fall is just around the corner, fishing in the freshwater this … Aug 31st, 2019

Do you know where you can scallop?

by Capt. Scott Fisher Scallop season is well underway this year in Florida, this tasty Mollusk makes great table fair … Aug 31st, 2019

All or Nothing

Aug 31st, 2019

From the Captains...

Always a Season

by Wayne Nichols It’s a great time to be in South/Central Florida! If you can get past the 100° heat, … Sep 1st, 2019

New Opportunities

by Capt. Mike Manis About this time of year, it’s not unusual to find yourself fishing some typical summer patterns … Sep 1st, 2019

Fall Fishing is Looking Good

by Capt. Dave Stephens As we progress further into summer it is very apparent that this one is much different … Sep 1st, 2019

Going Offshore

by Capt. Bart Marx Hello Fellow anglers September in S.W. Florida. Looking at the offshore possibilities with the bait balls … Sep 1st, 2019


by Captain Terry Fisher These hot, ‘Dog Days of Summer’ are the most productive months of the year for many … Sep 1st, 2019


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Transitioning to Saltwater

by Dan Carns We have a number of clients that come from outside Florida and want to learn how to … Sep 2nd, 2019

Protecting your Skin

by Capt. Neil Eisner When fishing in Florida, the sun can be brutal. Protecting your skin is a must. From … Sep 2nd, 2019

Surf Fishing Blowouts

By Joe Sheaffer When I was in my teens, my grandfather would take me fishing on the Shenandoah River on … Sep 2nd, 2019

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

The Great Calusa Blueway

by Mike Hammond Paddling past a pirate ship or shrimp fleet may seem unusual for some people, but it is … Sep 2nd, 2019

After the Storm

by Capt. Jim Kalvin I’ve always liked the month of September for boating and fishing. Not because I enjoy going … Sep 2nd, 2019

With water temps starting to cool down…

September is here and that means fall is right around the corner. As we look forward to each day being … Sep 2nd, 2019

Gulf Coast Fishing

by Capt. Matt Fueyo Growing up on the West Coast of Florida (Sarasota, Siesta Key) and fishing since I can … Sep 1st, 2019

What a Day!

by Capt. Philip Watson With September being here, we can finally begin to think about cooler weather headed our way … Sep 1st, 2019

The Home Stretch

by Capt. Brian Boxx  September twenty third marks the beginning of Fall 2K19. As we slide into the final weeks … Sep 1st, 2019

The black drum bite has been killer!

By Capt. Justin Napior September is already here! Where is this year going?  The fishing has been very hot and … Sep 1st, 2019