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
In the hottest part of the day, find areas with good current that will have cooler temps.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Breezy but good bite throughout the area. Schools of baitfish washing in everywhere.

Inshore temperature: 82 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 78 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

Plenty of fish in the shallows near oyster bars. Approach slowly and fan cast on the upside side first. Be careful not to make noise on the crunchy bottom with a push pole or trolling motor.

7-Day Forecast

Front coming on Thursday will be ugly but things will rebound quickly.

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