Fishing Season: Year round

Naples to Everglades - FL

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Inshore Temp:

85

Offshore Temp:

82

Capt. Ken Chambers 's Tip of the Week

Toss a large popper in the middle of the day. This goes against traditional thinking but can get a big fish to eat during a hot period. White/chartreuse are good choices for colors.

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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 6/10/21

Hot summer weather pattern with storms possible each afternoon. Bring plenty of water.

Techniques & Tips as of 6/10/21

Fishing near schools of baitfish can produce some solid action especially around the beach.

Current Conditions as of 6/10/21

Hot summer weather pattern with storms possible each afternoon. Bring plenty of water.

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. Fishing the 10,000 Islands, Everglades National Park and Estero Bay. 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