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
Get the early bite then get out of the wind and pole silently for shots at some big fish.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Excellent

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Moderate winds mostly from the east has the water somewhat stirred. Calm areas are covered with life from baitfish and predators. Tides are strong but will soften as week goes on.

Inshore temperature: 83 Degrees F

Offshore temperature: 81 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

White streamers thrown around current swept points. Schools of baitfish are around the 10,000 Islands and the gamefish are ganging up on them.

7-Day Forecast

Less rain forecasted but the winds should remain. Average temps are slowly declining but nothing major changing.

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