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
Focus on the low end of the falling tide for good opportunities at finding redfish cruising the shorelines.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Strong snook, redfish and tarpon around the 10K. Great time to go.

Inshore temperature: 85 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 81 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

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

Find moving water in the middle of the day. Throw surface flies early and late for explosive strikes.

7-Day Forecast

Tides weakening later in the week. The middle of the day will be hot with low water.


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