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
Look for snook early around the passes. White EP minnows have been productive. Use intermediate sinking lines to fish the beaches if there is any wave action.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Light to moderate winds in the early morning make for good surface action with poppers and topwater lures. Hot during the middle of the day so find moving water to find feeding fish.

Inshore temperature: 87 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

The All New Silver Sonic Waders

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

Try poppers around current swept points in the backcountry for snook and redfish at first light.

7-Day Forecast

Better rain chances coming late in the week. Tides look good for fly fishing. Should be plenty of snook and redfish working near the gulf.

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