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.

Mr. Twister Baits

  by Dan Carns Many of you have heard the name Mister Twister, long-time player in the freshwater fishing world … Apr 1st, 2018

Dad’s Old Tackle Box

By Dick Braun Well, the blind squirrel found one! I received a phone call from a gentleman who said he … Apr 1st, 2018

Rods, Not Remotes!

  ‘Reel Life’ By Misty Wells As we all sit back and take a look around for the next generation … Apr 1st, 2018

From the Captains...

Baseball and Fishing

by Capt. James Marko If you’re from the Lee County area then you know every February through March we have … Apr 1st, 2018

SWFL Fishing in April

  by Capt. Terry Fisher April should be fantastic based on water level forecasts, temperatures and bait availability. Tarpon and … Apr 1st, 2018

Sarasota Kayak Fishing – April 2018

by Eric Henson Springtime is here! Every year is different with how late the cold fronts last. All the fish … Apr 1st, 2018

Offshore with Capt. Tom – April 2018

APRIL…By far is the best month of the year to fish offshore. Say goodbye to the winter cloths and breakout … Apr 1st, 2018

Inshore Fishing with Rachel – April 2018

    by Capt. Rachel Cato Let me let you in on my fishing secrets… I actually lose sleep worrying … Apr 1st, 2018

Port Manatee Tide Charts

Sarasota Bay Tide Charts

Cortez Tide Chart

Venice Inlet Tide Charts

Fly Fishing & Kayaks

by Dan Carns:   Kayaks are inherently suited to dock fishing, but do require some advance planning and maneuvering to … Dec 1st, 2017

Got Twelve Weight in your closet? If not, we’re here to say 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

Jig & Fly of the Month

March 2018 Fly of the Month: CJ Tarpon Thunder   In development since last tarpon season. We are bringing this … Mar 1st, 2018

Sarasota Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Follow the Water Temperature – April 2018

by Fishin’ Frank What is the perfect bait? Are there any rules about bait? Which stay constant or true? Not … Apr 1st, 2018

How to Identify a Good Tackle

By Bruce Andersen Did you try taking Ryobi Reel that we introduced last month?  I will talk about fishing line … Apr 1st, 2018

Crown Jewel

By Wayne Nichols Now that South Florida’s regular big game hunting season has come to an end, that only means … 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

Offshore Adventure

As an avid inshore angler, I don’t get too many opportunities to go offshore. But my good friend Captain Eric … Mar 1st, 2018

Family Fun

by Rick Bennett I have great kids. All four of them are genuinely fun to be around and very helpful … Mar 1st, 2018

Family Fun

by Rick Bennett Have you ever been paddle boarding or fishing in what you thought was a remote corner of … Feb 1st, 2018

Getting The Most From Your Fishing Magazine

by Fishin’ Frank Coastal Angler Magazine can give you insights into what and when the next hot bite will be. … Feb 1st, 2018