Fishing Season: Year round

Naples to Everglades - FL

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Inshore Temp:

88

Offshore Temp:

86

Capt. Ken Chambers 's Tip of the Week

Don’t discount the fun of targeting sharks in shallow water. While not the sexy Local species, they are really fun to catch. Keep an eye out.

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Map of Naples to Everglades

Tide data

Tidal Conditions

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby

Backcountry Guide Service

5-Day Outlook as of 8/8/22

Hot summer days with east winds.

Techniques & Tips as of 8/8/22

Fishing on current swept points is key during hot periods. Fish become less active in the heat but the current keeps the temps down.

Current Conditions as of 8/8/22

Hot weather and solid fishing. Watch the afternoons storms.

Local Species Available Year round

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    Snook

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    Redfish

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    Tarpon

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    Seatrout

Capt. Ken Chambers 's Recommended Fly Patterns

"Must-have" fly fishing patterns in descending order of importance:

Name: Colors: Size(s):
Lefty's Deceiver White 1/0
Puglisi Peanut Butter Fly Black/Purple 2/0
Tarpon Toad Chartreuse 3/0
Grassett's Snook Minnow White 1/0
Clouser Minnow Chartreuse/White 1/0-2/0

Lefty's Deceiver

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Capt. Ken Chambers 's Recommended Gear

Description: About Naples to Everglades

Southwest Florida departures include Naples, Marco Island, and Goodland for fishing in the 10,000 Islands. We offer 1/2, 3/4 or full day trips using fly or spin tackle for snook, redfish, tarpon and more. Our inshore team of expert guides are ready to assist the novice or experienced angler to have a productive day on the water. Fishing is fun for all ages so give us a call now.

Nearest Airport:

RSW-Fort Myers or FLL-Fort Lauderdale

Bait Recommendations:

Thread herring, shrimp, mud crabs, glass minnows, scaled sardines, mosquito fish