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.

When to Go

by Eric Henson This time of year, one the most common questions I get asked is: “When is the best … Aug 2nd, 2019

South West Florida Freshwater Scene for August 2019

 By:  Capt Roan zumFelde August in SWFL is not always a pleasant month to fish.  Wet, buggy, and unbelievably hot … Jul 31st, 2019

Lobster Season is Back!

by Wayne Nichols It’s that time of year again. Everyone is descending on the Florida Keys. That can only mean … Jul 31st, 2019

From the Captains...

Movement and Depth

by Capt. Rachel Cato Action fires up this month on the grass flats with snapper, trout, and bluefish.  The preferred bait … Aug 2nd, 2019

TNT’s Keys Vacation

by Capt. Tom Bailas  Each year after our busy spring run of fishing charters, we take our annual vacation to … Aug 2nd, 2019

Friends and Family Fishing

by Capt. James Vadas Offshore fishing near Anna Maria Island is crazy right now. The False Albacore are biting near … Aug 2nd, 2019

Red Hot Summer

by Capt. Matt Fueyo This summer is a hot one there’s no denying that, but this red-hot fishing can’t be … Aug 1st, 2019

Just Kickin’ Back

Beat The Heat, by Capt. Philip Watson I think we can all agree that August is just plain hot! This … Aug 1st, 2019



Kayak Fishing

by Eric Henson You are most likely an avid angler or at the very least you enjoy fishing! Ever since … Jul 2nd, 2019

The Principals of Catch & Cook: Gafftopsail Catfish!

There’s no guarantee what you’ll catch. Sure we can target species based on the patterns we recognize, but depending on … Aug 1st, 2019

Sarasota Fishing & Outdoor Articles

Leave It All Behind

by Chasten Whitfield I had just fished up filming with PENN Reels two days before a scheduled fishing excursion with … Aug 2nd, 2019

Early to Rise

by Capt. Dave Stephens This has been a hot summer so far! We’ve been hitting triple numbers in the heat … Aug 2nd, 2019

Snapper at Night

by Capt. Bart Marx Summer time is a great time to do some night fishing for snapper. It is fun … Aug 2nd, 2019


by Captain Terry Fisher August is a great month to expect the unexpected when it comes to catching a ‘fish … Aug 1st, 2019

On the Fly

by Capt. Mike Manis As we approach the two hottest months of the year, it’s a good time to head … Aug 1st, 2019


by Capt. Brian Boxx WOW! Has it been a hot summer or what! With multiple days of record-breaking heat, it … Aug 1st, 2019

Hot Island Fishing

by Capt. Rodney Raffield Hi Coastal Anglers, Capt. Rodney here with a report of what is happening here in Everglades … Aug 1st, 2019

Epic Fishing

by Capt. Bill D’Antuono Here we are in the middle of summertime and the fishing is great. The phone kept … Aug 1st, 2019