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
Bring rain gear. Watch for storms but look for windows of opportunity to fish between showers.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Very good fishing out there although the conditions are wet and humid. Summer weather makes it a challenge but is something to be embraced.

Inshore temperature: 87 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 82 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

Poppers are excellent choice early on. Then go to a mullet fly that you can fish around channel edges.

7-Day Forecast

Rainy weather may change to typical afternoon storms later in the week. Expect hot water temps to have the fish seeking cooler areas.


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