Hampton Roads,Tidewater & Eastern Shore, VA & Pasquotank and Currituck Counties and Outer Banks, NC Fishing & Outdoors

Coastal Angler Magazine Tidewater & Outer Banks 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.

Jake’s Outdoor Adventures: Repowering & Rigging Your Boat

by Jake Worthington PART 2 of 2 Last month, we covered starting the process of repowering a boat. Now that … Apr 2nd, 2018

Black Pearl

I caught this 14lb Sheepshead in Outerbanks NC Hateras. On sand-fleaFeb 21st, 2024

Jim Baugh’s Easter Tuna with a KICK!

“If ya can get um Sea Bass” The season may be closed, but if ya happen to have some in … Mar 26th, 2020

Fishing Reports, News & Forecasts

Fish Tales & Exaggerations – Jolly Rogers – October 2019

In a previous article, I recounted the purchase of the “Red Ruin,” our new cozy home overlooking the Bay. Truth … Jun 11th, 2021

Fish Tales and Exaggerations – by Jolly Rogers Sep 2019

In my previous article, I talked about the Ash Wednesday Storm in March of 1962. We were so blessed to … Jun 11th, 2021

Puppy Drum – Mike Buss April 2020

April has arrived and with it some warmer weather and that has had a positive affect on the waters in … Mar 26th, 2020

Virginia State Record Albacore Tuna Landed September 22, 2019 by Wendy Brockenbrough

State Record Albacore Tuna Landed A 70-pound 11-ounce Albacore Tuna, sometimes referred to as “True” Albacore or Longfin Tuna, caught … Feb 27th, 2020

Virginia Record Bluefin Tuna 708 lbs

Captain Jake Hiles along with just is mate (only 2 people) hooked a 708 lbs Bluefin Tuna off the shore … Feb 27th, 2020

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Kayak Fishing

New Products Alert

by Bryant Franklin With all the cold weather we are having, I have not had much time (nor desire!) to … Apr 2nd, 2018

A Cold Start to the Year

by Bryant Franklin Well, 2018 has blown in with a cold vengeance. Much of the country, including our Hampton Roads … Feb 1st, 2018

Fly Fishing

Fish Tales & Other Exaggerations XIV by Jolly Roger

This is the season that all spouses of boaters hate. It is the BOAT SHOW season. This is no longer …


by Mike Buss, Virginia Coastal Fly Anglers This month we will continue our series of fly fishing friendly fishes by …