Everglades City and it's southern sister island Chokoloskee are located within the western section of the Everglades Nation Park. Mangrove islands line the area providing shelter and breading grounds for it's inhabitants. There are thousands of canals, some marked, but mostly this is a wild wilderness where you will find solitude.
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It is not uncommon to catch a dozen species in one day. You can catch Bass, Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Trout, Permit, Cobia, Shark, Grouper, Snapper, Pompano, Sheepshead, Triple Tail, Mackerel and Kingfish.
Anglers have their choice of either freshwater, brackish water, or saltwater. There are tidal rivers emerging from mangroves, there are oyster bars, sand and mud flats, scoured holes, river mouths, runoffs, and feeder creeks chock full of fish. Boating anglers can use a kayak, a Jon boat, a pontoon boat, a flats boat, or a center console. Because the waterways here are shallow, the smaller your draft the better off you are. Shore anglers will have no problem finding fishing spots, either marked or unmarked, cast your line and have some fun.Everglades City is located on County Road 29 at the intersection of State Road 41. You can fish from shore on one of the many seawalls around the city.