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
Find good current in the afternoon. We are reaching early summer like temps and the water has been warming up quick. Current keeps the fish on the feed as the moving water is a bit cooler.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Naples to Everglades is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Backcountry Guide Service

Fishing conditions: Warm water and increasing numbers of baitfish have the fish feeding.

Inshore temperature: 76 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

Poppers in the backcountry are getting hammered by snook. Plenty of action species around the glass minnow schools near the beaches.

7-Day Forecast

Fairly stable weather with a few cool nights mixed into a string of warm days. Fishing should be strong throughout if the wind lays down.


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