Saltwater fly fishing is excellent on the flats and in mangrove estuaries
Collier County is truly an angler's paradise, with 37 miles of barrier island coastline extending from Naples south to Marco Island and then deep into the mangrove forests of the Ten Thousand Islands and the Everglades.
Whether you're dedicated to stalking tarpon, snook and redfish in the backcountry or grouper, snapper and king mackerel in the Gulf, you'll find exciting saltwater angling action year 'round along the Paradise Coast. To get started, you'll want to order a free copy
of Collier County's Boating and Angling Guide.
You can spend the day traveling deep into the estuaries of the Ten Thousand Islands
, or visit Clam Pass, just a few blocks from the main highway in Naples to find wonderful fishing spots -- not to mention the hundreds of other places perfect for casting a line. Rent a boat, hire a guide or try the latest craze, kayak fishing
Freshwater anglers can explore 1,500-acre Lake Trafford in Immokalee, famed for its crappie and bass action.
Whether you choose to launch your own boat or head out with one of the many experienced charter captains in the area, you can be sure of enjoying a day filled with beautiful scenery and opportunities to catch a wide variety of fish.