Naples to Everglades - Marco Island, Chokoloskee, Estero Bay, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Capt. Ken Chambers
Fly Fishing Map of Naples to Everglades, FL
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Naples to Everglades - Marco Island, Chokoloskee, Estero Bay, Florida Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Poppers are taking plenty of bigger snook. Foam heads with mono weed guard allow for casts deep under the mangroves where some big fish hold.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Excellent summer mornings but super hot in the PM. Winds are generally light and the water is mostly clear along the coastline which makes for good sight fishing.

Inshore temperature: 86 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 84 Degrees F

Type of bait fish are feeding on: Thread herring, shrimp, mud crabs, glass minnows, scaled sardines, mosquito fish

Fish species: Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, Seatrout

Fishing season: Year round

Nearest airport: RSW-Fort Myers or FLL-Fort Lauderdale

Free Orvis Fish Sticker

Naples to Everglades Description

Southwest Florida departures include Naples, Marco Island, Bonita Springs and Everglades City. Fishing the 10,000 Islands, Everglades National Park and Estero Bay.

Techniques & Tips

Get an early start and look for rolling tarpon along area beaches. Get away from the crowds to find some happy fish.

7-Day Forecast

Summer heat with afternoon storms. Rinse. Repeat.

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