is a fulltime resident and guide in The 10,000 Islands,
Everglades National Park.
Located a short drive south of Naples, the
10,000 Islands offers
miles upon miles of mangrove shorelines, countless coves and
bays...quiet coastal rivers and back country lakes. Shallow water
It's sight fishing from the foredeck of a quietly poled skiff while gliding
in mere inches of water in pursuit of visible fish. It's sleeping tarpon,
tailing reds and lurking snook. For the dedicated shallow water angler, it's
a unique opportunity to fish in one of nature's idyllic settings. It is some
of the most exciting light tackle and flats fishing there is,
Naples, Marco and the 10,000 Islands/Everglades National Park, which include
Tarpon Bay, Graveyard Creek, Harney River, Rogers River, Broad Creek,
Lostman's River, Liquor Still Bay, Jungle Bay, Darwins Place, Onion Key,
Mormon Key, New Turkey and Seminole Point. Capt. Ned Small is an
Everglades National Park approved Guide.
Giant Tarpon, Redfish, Snook, Trout, Shark and Permit
Please click HERE
for a description and pictures of some of the game fish you may
catch aboard a Florida Light Tackle Fishing Charter.
specialty is targeting Giant Tarpon, Redfish and Snook on Fly-Gear.
Capt. Ned stays busy year round and is in high demand for Tarpon Fly-fishing
charters from March through July, so be sure to book Capt. Ned well in
advance if you wish to land your first, or trophy Tarpon on a fly rod.
Although Capt. Ned is a Master at Fly-fishing and an excellent teacher, he
also provides for Spin & Plug Tackle fishing. Artificial Lures & Bait.
Seeing & Nature Tours:
Available for personalized sightseeing & nature tours.
Available for anywhere in coverage area. Click
for more information
Ned Small is sponsored by the Maverick Boat Company, and runs a brand new 17 foot
Maverick is an ultra-light tunnel drive that floats in only inches of water,
which is ideal for shallow water sight fishing, and stalking Giant Tarpon in
the back bays and coves throughout the Everglades.
reels, fly gear, live,
dead & artificial bait, tackle, fishing licenses, sodas & water, ice, fish
cleaning & bagging and no fish no pay guarantee. Our professional and
friendly attitude is free of charge.
Capt. Ned is a proven guide with
a remarkable track record of finding fish when no one else can. For
the Fly-fishing enthusiast, there is nobody better on the water.
For the light tackle spinning & plug casting fisherman, he is equally
worthy. Capt. Ned is I.G.F.A. Certified and an Everglades National
Park approved Guide.
Reserve Capt. Ned Small
the Absolute Best in Naples, Marco and Everglades 10,000 Islands Light Tackle Fishing!
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