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Everglades Fishing & Hiking Adventure

April 27 @ 9:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

$49.95 – $900.00
fish everglades

Hike Big Cypress National Preserve (approximately 2.5 miles) through amazing bald cypress swamps and hardwood hammocks. Passing gators and a variety of birds, including cranes and hawks. Catch your bait along the way as we journey to a beautiful, undisturbed lake filled with exotic and native fish. After a day of handline fishing with the Yoyito reel, we’ll pitch our tents by the lake and spend the evening cleaning and cooking our fish over the campfire. American Survival Co. instructor, and former Naval Special Warfare, Joel Graves, will teach attendees how to safely navigate the land and waters during the hike, identify edible and medicinal plant life, how to build a primitive campfire and secure shelter.

During this 2 day/1 night event, attendees will catch loads of fish using a handline, learn navigation techniques, and how to thrive off the land. If you’ve been wanting to explore the Florida Everglades, this is your opportunity – book now, limited spots available. American Survival Co. has partnered with Fishing Yoyito to provide this exclusive opportunity.

Event Details

Location: Big Cypress National Preserve

Our plan is to meet at a nearby Wal-Mart (12555 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323) at 9 am the day of the event. From there we will drive to the Big Cypress National Preserve, where there is a parking lot that everyone can park in and leave their vehicle overnight. From that parking lot we will begin our hike to the hidden lake. The hike is approximately 2.5 miles each way and will take approximately 1.5 hours.

Attendees should bring their own food and water as well as lightweight camping gear. We will provide you with a list of items to pack prior to the event and our instructors will be available to answer any questions regarding equipment prior to the event and help you set up or use any equipment during the event. Attendees will be provided with Yoyito fishing reels and bait. If they wish to keep the gear, they can purchase a kit for $49.95. You can also purchase a kit during checkout that will be supplied to you upon arrival.

All of our classes are available for private training and group events. Visit our private training page here or americansurvivalschool@gmail.com for more information. Class terms and conditions here. All attendees must sign waiver and release of liability here.



April 27 @ 9:00 am
April 28 @ 5:00 pm
$49.95 – $900.00
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Big Cypress Natural Preserve –
33100 Tamiami Trail E
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States


Joel Graves