Lakeland Fishing & Outdoors

 Coastal Angler Lakeland Edition bringing Central Florida only the best fishing reports and fishing forecasts for Polk County and surrounding areas. Share photos on our Bragboard, or read up on guides and tips. There is always more interesting reads online on your computer or smartphone. Check out our E-Magazine, online version of our print magazine.

Interesting Facts

For the past three months, Angler’s have had plenty of time preparing for the opening of snook season. Just in … Sep 3rd, 2018

Bites Are Mighty Hard

Rising water levels on the Kissimmee Chain has improved the Bass fishing some what. Bigger Bass are beginning to move … Sep 1st, 2018

Hot Rainy Weather

Even in this hot rainy weather Bass fishing has been doing very well. Our RTB Thursday night tournaments are seeing … Sep 1st, 2018

Lakeland Fishing Reports & Forecast

Laugh At Myself

I sometimes have to laugh at myself when out on the water with clients. I get those days when we … Sep 1st, 2018


August ushers in a few good things in regards to the fishing and on the water scene. Scallop season is … Aug 1st, 2018

Fly Fishing The Flood Zone

Conditions: Great Surface Temp: 85F Clarity: Tannic 18 Inches Guide Tip: My most productive rig for fishing for bass during … Sep 1st, 2018