Sarasota Fishing & Outdoors

Coastal Angler Magazine’s Sarasota/Bradenton/Venice 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.

89th Annual Sarasota Tarpon Tournament

For the past 89 years, many anglers have competed in the great Sarasota Tarpon Tournament and the tradition continues this … Apr 30th, 2019

Tis the Season!

by Capt. Bill D’Antuono Dive season is here! Stash your 5mm wetsuit away and dust off your rash guards because … Apr 30th, 2019


On Sunday March 31st Lance  Jackson hooked into a Cubera Snapper which weighed in on an IGFA certified scale at … Apr 30th, 2019

From the Captains...

It’s all About The Kids

By: Chasten Whitfield We awoke at 6am to get our bait for our day. As we made a short run … May 1st, 2019

Anna Maria Island Adventures

by Capt. James Vadas The inshore fishing action is really good right now. We have been catching, snook, redfish, trout … May 1st, 2019

Inshore with Capt. Rachel

by Capt. Rachel Cato So many options this month, it’ll be hard to decide what to fish for.  If you’re a … May 1st, 2019

Window of Opportunity

by Capt. Mike Manis Right now, it’s hard not to think tarpon. For many, including myself, we wait all year … May 1st, 2019

Fishing for Kings

by Capt. Tom Bailas Spring is here and I have been patiently awaiting the water temperatures to warm up. The … Mar 31st, 2019



Kayak Fishing

by: Eric Henson It’s that time of year again!!! Tarpon Time! Every year we all look forward to tarpon season … May 1st, 2019

Catch & Cook: Smokin’ MACKEREL!

Spanish Mackerel are one of 1,500 species that visit the Gulf Coast of Florida every year. They travel the coastline … May 1st, 2019

Product Spotlight “America Go Fishing”

America Go Fishing Fishing & Dive Sites Memory Cards Over 5,000 Waypoints in 35 coastal counties, it’s all about the … Jan 1st, 2019

Sarasota Fishing & Outdoor Articles

No Rest for the Weary

by Capt. Wayne Nichols Well the 2019 Flappy Bird Challenge has come to an end. A lot of Osceola’s got … May 1st, 2019

May Madness

by Captain Terry Fisher May is the month (unlike many other months) when it comes to opportunities for a ‘fish … May 1st, 2019

Searching for Silver Kings

by Misty Wells  One of the most sought-after inshore gamefish in the world is the Tarpon known also as the … May 1st, 2019

May You Stay Tight!

By Capt. Brian Boxx Spring in Southwest Florida is when prayers are answered and legends are born. During the month … May 1st, 2019

Antique Tackle

by Dick Braun Wow, spring is truly on its way, as this is the April issue and a report as … Apr 1st, 2019

Crime Does Not Pay but Fishing Does?

By Misty Wells Looking to make a few extra bucks this fishing season and you’re a decent angler, I have … Apr 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 … Apr 1st, 2019