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
If the wind is blowing, stick with targeting snook and redfish. Use the calm periods, if there are any, to search for tarpon laying up in the bays and coves of the 10,000 Islands.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Breezy days. Cold front coming through will drop the temps momentarily. Hot weather back next week.

Inshore temperature: 78 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 75 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

Person Fishing in a stream

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

Outgoing tide is providing a bunch of snook in most areas. Find some moving water along shorelines. Surface and subsurface flies are working.

7-Day Forecast

Plenty of warm days with moderate to strong winds. A front coming through may bring cooler air for a day or so. Water temps up to 80 degrees.


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