Fishing Season: Year round

Naples to Everglades - FL

Fishing Outlook & Conditions

Inshore Temp:

83

Offshore Temp:

81

Capt. Ken Chambers 's Tip of the Week

Stay near the gulf as the tide rises. Schools of baitfish are washing in and the gamefish are moving around them.

Directions open in app

Map of Naples to Everglades

Tide data

Tidal Conditions

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby

Backcountry Guide Service

5-Day Outlook as of 7/19/21

Typical summer weather this week with hot days and rainy afternoons. Mild wind will spark a good bite into weekend.

Techniques & Tips as of 7/19/21

Poppers and gurglers are good choices in any color that can be seen by the fish. Calm bays with current are great places to search.

Current Conditions as of 7/19/21

Typical summer weather this week with hot days and rainy afternoons. Mild wind will spark a good bite into weekend.

Local Species Available Year round

  • Fish Icon

    Snook

  • Fish Icon

    Redfish

  • Fish Icon

    Tarpon

  • Fish Icon

    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

Image Not Found

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