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.

From the Captains...

No Better Place To Be

by Capt. Bart Marx March in SW Florida is some of the greatest weather that we have in Florida. It … Mar 1st, 2018

Fishing With A Drone

by Capt. James Marko Tripletail fishing while using a drone, sounds crazy, doesn’t it? I actually attempted this with a … Mar 1st, 2018

Transitions Around the Harbor

by Capt. Mike Manis Again, its transition time around the harbor, only this time we’re heading into spring. We’ll still … Mar 1st, 2018

March Madness Fishing in SWFL

by Capt. Terry Fisher I always look forward to March as it brings forth warmer weather, warmer water, higher tides … Mar 1st, 2018

Plenty of Fish Around

by Capt. Sam O’Briant Now as we are entering into the spring season, we are also entering what I call … Mar 1st, 2018

Fort Myers Tide Charts

Matlacha Tide Charts

Punta Gorda Tide Chart

Sanibel/Captiva Tide Charts

Rules of the Road for Boating

Marine Crime on the Rise

by Dave Sully After a fairly intense period of marine crime in the area last year, involving thefts of outboard … Mar 1st, 2018

Got Twelve Weight in your closet? You Should!

If you’ve spent any time on the water lately you’ve probably noticed something. The sun is brutal—and unless you prefer … Mar 1st, 2018


Waterkeeper Rangers

by John Cassani Our volunteer Waterkeeper Rangers have done a great job the past year, sharing observations of water conditions, … Mar 1st, 2018

Fort Myers Fishing & Outdoor Articles

A Wealth of Knowledge

by Dan Carns Fishing seminars are a great way to learn tips and tricks from the professionals of this sport. … Mar 1st, 2018

Follow the Water Temperature

by Fishin’ Frank The water temps affect the fish just like they do people and now it is perfect so … Mar 1st, 2018

Paddling Pine Island

by Mike Hammond A few minutes after launching from the Pineland Marina, I was rewarded by observing a pod of … Mar 1st, 2018

Sailors Complete America’s Boating Course

Peace River Sail and Power Squadron is proud to announce that 46 sailors have completed the America’s  Boating Course. Three … Mar 1st, 2018

In the Wake – March 2018

By Capt. Jim Kalvin I had a lunch cruise with a favorite client the other day – just taking the … Mar 1st, 2018

Science Center Calls Out for Volunteers

Fascinated by the Florida’s flora and fauna? Interested in working in marine biology? Enjoy working with visitors, children and school … Mar 1st, 2018

Tea by the Sea Fashion Show Fundraiser

Amidst the picturesque sailboats, boat docks and pelicans, the Ostego Bay Foundation Annual Tea by the Sea and Fashion Show … Mar 1st, 2018

SWFL Boat-less Angler’s Club

The evening of February 5th saw the inaugural meeting of the Southwest Florida Boat-less Anglers. This is a club being … Mar 1st, 2018