Naples Fishing & Outdoors

Coastal Angler Magazine Naples 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.

Finally, the end of the 2018 Wiggins Pass Dredge

by Alan Ritchie By August 1st, the 2018 dredge of Wiggins Pass will be history.  Over 100,000 cubic yards of … Aug 1st, 2018

Catching A Dream

by Capt. Tom Bailas Sometimes things in life are definitely in the hands of the man up above. We travel … Aug 1st, 2018

Moorings Bay/Doctor’s Pass Slow Speed Zone in Effect

by Tiffany Sawyer-Schank, Executive Director MIACC A Manatee Slow Speed Zone is now in effect for all of Moorings Bay. … Aug 1st, 2018

Naples Fishing Reports

Welcome to August in South West Florida!

 By:  Capt Roan zumFelde Not the best month for freshwater fishing here, but if you go early and fish late … Aug 1st, 2018

Targeting Black Drum

by: Eric Henson Black drum are one of my favorite species to target during the summer months. They are a … Aug 1st, 2018

Stick Your Head in Your Bilge

by Mark Raudenbush It seems around the marina, there are trends that occur from time to time. This week seems … Aug 1st, 2018

Solid Summer Bite!

Brent Bensmiller The summer bite has been solid so far and the water clarity has been great! With the crystal … Aug 1st, 2018

Dad’s Old tackle Box

by: Dick Braun Well the Punta Gorda, early summer FATC show was a huge success with over 55 tables of … Aug 1st, 2018

Naples Tide Charts

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Wiggins Pass Tide Charts

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How to Tie a Predator Series, White Bait

by Capt. Roan zumFelde Materials List:   Thread:  White 210 Flat waxed Hook:  Trident Live Bait Hook 1/0 or equivalent … Jul 1st, 2018

Plasticity, not Plastics, in the Diet of Kemp’s Ridley Turtles

By Conservancy Research Manager Dr. Jeff Schmid The Conservancy of Southwest Florida was recently awarded a research grant from the Sea … Aug 1st, 2018

In the Wake

By: Capt. Jim Kalvin Making laws that affect the behavior of others can have un-intended consequences. Especially when the legislative … Aug 1st, 2018

Naples Fishing & Outdoors

Catch ‘Em Up!

By Capt. Billy Norris Bonita Springs Fishing Report Fishing has been great the past few weeks! In the backwaters the … Aug 1st, 2018

Summer Heat

By Dan Carns Kayak fishing in the summer can be very productive and enjoyable but requires some preplanning and precaution. … Aug 1st, 2018


by Capt. Tom Bailas August, in my opinion is the hottest month of the year. Although we fish most of … Aug 1st, 2018


by Wayne Nichols Well it’s July and that means it’s most Floridian’s and many other states favorite time to be … Jul 1st, 2018

Fishing Tips & Advice

When it comes to barotrauma, the right tools mean everything.

It’s that time of year when you may be fishing for snapper and grouper. Continue your role as a conservationist … Aug 1st, 2018

Custom Rods

by Shug Clawson I was asked the other day by a new customer, “Why buy a custom fishing rod over … May 1st, 2018

Repower or Replace?

By Mark Raudenbush We get calls here at Wolcott Marine almost daily from customers looking to repower their boats. Before … Apr 1st, 2018

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