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.

South West Florida Freshwater Scene for March

By, Capt Roan zumFelde March is here and everyone will be looking for bedding bass this month.  Whether on lakes … Feb 28th, 2019


by Captain Terry  Fisher I remember many years ago hiring guides to take me fishing and put me on fish … Feb 28th, 2019

Soft Wash

Your home isn’t really just filthy, it’s infected. Dirt, dust, and debris build up with time, allowing for the growth of … Feb 28th, 2019

From the Captains...

It’s All About The Kids

By Chasten Whitfield My bass team mate Adam and I made a quick trip to Cortez after returning from college … Mar 1st, 2019

Eco-Tour with a Side of Mackerel

by Capt. James Vadas Being a local fishing guide and teaching people about fishing makes up the majority of my … Mar 1st, 2019

Inshore with Capt. Rachel

by Capt. Rachel Cato I will try to keep this month’s forecast brief. Are you ready to go catching instead … Mar 1st, 2019

Take Your Children Fishing

by Capt. Tom Bailas I cannot think of a better way to spend time with kids than fishing. In today’s … Mar 1st, 2019

No Excuses

by Capt. Bill D’Antuono We are headed towards the spring months with warmer overall temperatures. Whenever the water temperatures rise … Mar 1st, 2019



Kayak Fishing

By Eric Henson   Spring is here and the fish are getting fired up! We actually had a pretty chilly … Mar 1st, 2019

You did it! You caught a fish! So now what?…

Here at FishLikeUs we take our clients from “bait to plate” and today we’re going to talk about the “plate” … Mar 1st, 2019

Product Spotlight “America Go Fishing”

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Sarasota Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Majesty of the Sea

by Capt. Brian Boxx March in Southwest Florida is typically a transitional month, shifting from our Winter patterns to our … Mar 10th, 2019

No Shortage of Spots and Options

by Capt. Mike Manis It’s easy to consider this spring in southwest Florida; but, I’ve experienced enough cold snaps to … Mar 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 … Mar 1st, 2019

Spring in Florida, “Enjoy the Park, Rod & Ride”

by Misty Wells  One of the best things about living in Florida is that there is so much to do … Mar 1st, 2019

New Moon

by Leighton Ingram “Two days before the New Moon, four days after” my father would say aloud to me.  Looking … Feb 1st, 2019

Dust Off Your Decoys

by Misty Wells  Dust off your decoys and start practicing your calls, Turkey Season is coming! Now that we are … Feb 1st, 2019

Kayak Fishing

by Eric Henson The water temps are down and the red tide is subsiding. I love this month because we … Jan 31st, 2019