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
Sleep in and fish the incoming tide during the afternoon for decent shot at feeding fish.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Cold weather streaming through every few days. The warm ups are strong so the water temp is like a yo-yo. Winds are brisk mostly from the N.

Inshore temperature: 71 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 74 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

Fish channel edges with flies that get down. Current is a key.

7-Day Forecast

Smart to choose the best days and time of day to go out. Weather is unsettled which makes the fish hard to pattern. Cold fronts during next 7 days are not as severe but will make fishing a challenge.

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