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
Take a peek at some tarpon spots in the 10,000 islands. Plenty of large fish hanging around. Finding sharks cruising the surface in the bays is a good sign.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Comfortable weather. Lots of nice water on the outside with the winds mostly from the north and east.

Inshore temperature: 76 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 76 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

Fishing the outside early then shifting to the backcountry as the tide begins to get lower.

7-Day Forecast

Decent fall weather with the next front not until next week. Take advantage of the nice afternoons and falling tides.


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