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Big Cypress Natural Preserve –

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33100 Tamiami Trail E
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States

The freshwaters of the Big Cypress Swamp, essential to the health of the neighboring Everglades, support the rich marine estuaries along Florida’s southwest coast. Protecting over 729,000 acres of this vast swamp, Big Cypress National Preserve contains a mixture of tropical and temperate plant communities that are home to a diversity of wildlife, including the elusive Florida panther.

1.5 hrs from Miami and 10 minutes from Everglades City.

October 2019

Everglades Fishing & Hiking Adventure – FL

October 12 @ 9:00 am - October 13 @ 5:00 pm
Big Cypress Natural Preserve –, 33100 Tamiami Trail E
Ochopee, FL 34141 United States
fish everglades

Hike through amazing bald cypress swamps and hardwood hammocks as we catch our bait in the exotic waters of the Everglades. 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…

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