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
Strip shrimp flies over oyster bars and grass flats. Baitfish have headed for deeper water so fish will turn to crustaceans for food.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Cold nights keeping water temps down. Winds are moderate but chilly.

Inshore temperature: 66 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 68 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

Warm afternoons are key to finding fish lurking in the shallows. The skinny water can heat up when the sun gets high helping the fish feel ready to eat.

7-Day Forecast

Warm up early in the week but a cold front should pass through towards weekend. Some sun/cloud mix again this week.


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