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.

South West Florida Freshwater Scene for March

By, Capt Roan zumFelde March is here and everyone will be looking for bedding bass this month.  Whether on lakes … Feb 28th, 2019


by Captain Terry  Fisher I remember many years ago hiring guides to take me fishing and put me on fish … Feb 28th, 2019

Soft Wash

Your home isn’t really just filthy, it’s infected. Dirt, dust, and debris build up with time, allowing for the growth of … Feb 28th, 2019

From the Captains...

Peace River- Charlotte Harbor

by Capt. Dave Stephens It’s starting to look like we have made it through another SWFL winter. The longer days … Mar 1st, 2019

A nice 19” Tripletail

by Capt. Bart Marx The Northerly migrating of the mackerels as they follow the bait schools is happening. Trolling is … Mar 1st, 2019

Rules of the Road

by Dan Carns Like all boaters, kayakers need to heed the rules of the road when it comes to your … Mar 1st, 2019

No Shortage of Spots and Options

by Capt. Mike Manis It’s easy to consider this spring in southwest Florida; but, I’ve experienced enough cold snaps to … Mar 1st, 2019

Inshore or Offshore?

Hello fellow anglers. February brings us closer to shore with the cold fronts blowing through our area. This is a … Jan 31st, 2019


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March Madness!

by Wayne Nichols Early spring in SoFlo means one thing; March Madness! No, I’m not talking about college basketball, I’m … Mar 1st, 2019

Sea Oats Added to the Lovers Key State Park Shoreline

Keep Lee County Beautiful, Inc. and Lovers Key State Park Host Joint Service Project The colder temperatures early Monday morning … Mar 1st, 2019

Welcome Surprises

by Mike Hammond Tarpon Point Marina in Cape Coral is a paddle launch site that has great facilities, a ship … Mar 1st, 2019

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Majesty of the Sea

by Capt. Brian Boxx March in Southwest Florida is typically a transitional month, shifting from our Winter patterns to our … Mar 10th, 2019

Fort Myers Beach Tarpon Hunters Club

by Steve Johnson The Fort Myers Beach Tarpon Hunters Club is the oldest Tarpon fishing club in the world.  Established … Mar 1st, 2019

Fish in the ICW

by Fishin’ Frank Fishing in the ICW, or Intracoastal Waterway, has been great and continues to be good, but how … Mar 1st, 2019

Hooked a bird? Don’t Cut the Line!

Sponsored by Friends of the Pelicans, Inc. Photos by Carol Cassels Hooked a bird? Don’t Cut the Line! Even if you … Mar 1st, 2019

Spring in Florida, “Enjoy the Park, Rod & Ride”

by Misty Wells  One of the best things about living in Florida is that there is so much to do … Mar 1st, 2019

Winter Options

by Capt. Dave Stephens So far this has been a crazy winter. We go from morning temps in the 40’s … Feb 1st, 2019

Welcome Back to All Our Friends

by K. Stephen Carter, Exec. Director Did you know the Cultural Center of Charlotte County has over 500,000 visitors per … Feb 1st, 2019

The Bite is On!

by Capt. Billy Norris The past month has been great fishing here at Pale Horse Fishing Charters! Backwater has been … Feb 1st, 2019